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1 SeptemberEconomics
New growth areas in the Ukrainian agricultural sector are gradually changing the industry
17 MarchCulture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend in March
31 October, 2016Economics
How the status of land in Ukraine affects its owners and big agribusinesses
23 December, 2015Culture
The life and death of Mike Johansen, Ukraine’s pioneer of magic realism
21 October, 2015
Artist and curator on social role of artists and cultural policy
25 August, 2015Economics
Agribusiness becomes the biggest component of Ukraine’s economy. What will it take for the growth to continue?
20 February, 2015Culture
Argentinean Tango,Nils Petter Molvaer, Oscar Shorts nights and more...
31 December, 2014
It is necessary to use culture to cure our heads. Only after that should the economy be remedied with a sound mind
9 June, 2014Culture
Street Food Festival, Tori Amos, Leopolis Grand Prix 2014 and more ...
3 April, 2014Culture
“People often come to museums in the Netherlands. Just to hide away from the rain,” Yulia Lytvynets, Chief Custodian of Ukraine’s National Art Museum, says. The recent revolutionary events changed the angle from which her museum’s staff approached preserving the collection and the museum building and building horizontal relationships between museums and individuals.
2 April, 2014Culture
Renowned gallery-owner and musician talks about on ways to prevent people turning into titushkas, consolidation of artists and futility of fascist methods in culture.
29 March, 2014Culture
Film festivals, Nino Katamadze and ballet-fairy tale.
17 February, 2014Politics
The Ukrainian Week talks with Andriy Kurkov, Ukraine’s most translated contemporary Russian-speaking author, about the essence and tempo of social changes, the Russian language and Russian presence in Ukraine.
20 November, 2013History
Ukraine’s economic relations were originally European. So were its social lifestyle and institutions
20 November, 2013Culture
B-movie director Roger Corman talks about dealing with viewer's unconscious mind, new facilities for cinematography and resistance in human nature
15 November, 2013Economics
A failed Association Agreement: German economy is striving towards investing in Ukraine, but faces many obstacles
1 November, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend this month
21 October, 2013
Ex-Minister of Culture of Latvia, talks about the successes and challenges in integrating the Russian-speaking community in Latvian society
20 October, 2013Culture
Norwegian pianist Bugge Wesseltoft combines grand piano and electronic effects at a concert in Kyiv
18 October, 2013Culture
Festival of overtone music,exclusive handmade doll show, Brazilian bossa nova and Industrial Eden
18 October, 2013World
Sarmīte Ēlerte, ex-Minister of Culture of Latvia, talks about the successes and challenges in integrating the Russian-speaking community in Latvian society
16 October, 2013Culture
Virlana Tkacz, an American theatre director with Ukrainian roots, talks about experimental and accessible theatre, culture on the edge, and the struggle to build an audience
5 October, 2013Culture
The first two weeks of October offer a look at the life of a great film director, an alternative portrait of the Soviet 1970s from underground artists, a festival of new German movies and plenty of great music
24 September, 2013News
Ukraine will provide China with 3 million hectares of high quality farmland for agricultural purposes, South China Morning Post reports
17 September, 2013News
Already a large wheat supplier to the Middle East, now Ukraine’s corn acreage is expanding as well, writes The Financial Times
9 September, 2013Economics
Accelerating grain production in Ukraine may feed politicians and oligarchs, but not the country’s jobless rural population or backward economy
21 August, 2013Navigator
The submerged village of Bakota in the Podil Tovtry National Park hides historic secrets underwater
19 August, 2013Culture
Jean-Claude Marcadé speaks about the obstacles keeping 20th-century Ukrainian avant-garde art from gaining worldwide renown
18 August, 2013Culture
Theatre, Music and Film Theatre reveals theatre and film life in the 20th-century Ukraine. Plus, a selection of events to see this month
12 August, 2013World
Cheap flights now bring in thousands of young people on package holidays offering cheap alcohol and a license to behave badly
2 August, 2013Culture
Censorship at the Great and Grand show at Art Arsenal
1 August, 2013Culture
Writer Marina Lewycka talks about Ukrainians in the UK, her writing and the modern era of dishonest people
24 July, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of art shows, film festivals and concerts to visit this month
23 July, 2013Culture
10 feature films here and coming soon
2 July, 2013Culture
Photographer Roman Pyatkovka talks about conservative Kyiv, the balance of social and personal in his work and the new wave of contemporary Ukrainian photography
30 April, 2013Culture
Paradoxically, Yanukovych's rule is to awaken Ukrainian civil society and sharpen its sensitivity in seeing a departure for the opposite
25 April, 2013Society
There are many reasons why Ukrainian society is degrading. For one thing, the so-called elites who should be the vanguard of society and whose values influence the rest of society are extremely lowbrow.
21 February, 2013Security
All across Europe supermarkets are clearing their shelves of burgers, frozen lasagne and meat products as millions of angry consumers voice dismay at the latest food scandal.
16 December, 2012
No matter how popular Oswald Spengler is deemed to become again due to Europe's profound crisis, one thing does not allow me to take him seriously. True, he made many subtle points regarding the decline of Europe between the two world wars, yet one of the most dubious ideas defended by the author of The Decline of the West was on the parallel and separate existence of cultures.
1 November, 2012
William Shakespeare is likely to have become a modern sensibility. Like Niccolò Machiavelli or his own contemporary and significant other, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare seems to have developed into a modern moral and political sensibility, a criterion of modernity, and even a symbolic design within which we perceive and interpret ourselves and the world around us.
5 October, 2012
Is European culture a fantasy? Is it more or less so than European politics? These are the questions that cross my mind over and over again when I try to think of how to reverse the ongoing tragedy of the EU – namely, its silent and slow demise, which is a fact of reality, to my dismay.
3 October, 2012Society
Danuta Bilavich on Ukraine’s management of cultural institutions compared to Europe and America.
30 August, 2012Economics
Charles Beigbeder, French businessman and owner of the AgroGeneration holding that operates in Ukraine, tells The Ukrainian Week why investors are still interested in doing business in Ukraine
27 August, 2012Investigation
Ukraine’s cultural heritage is in danger of being privatized
5 June, 2012Politics
How Ukrainian officials are distorting Ukrainian culture
2 February, 2012Culture
The socio-cultural revolution of soviet mods against boring clothes, music and behaviour in the USSR
1 August, 2011Economics
Memories of last-year’s government moves in the agricultural sector are still fuelling prices
6 April, 2011Economics
6 April, 2011Economics
As global demand for grain surpasses the supply, Ukraine’s farm sector is looking at a great opportunity—but only for the chosen few
6 April, 2011Economics
Growing demand for organic food in Ukraine is encouraging farmers to quit chemicals
23 February, 2011Economics
Who are the people behind the country's largest grain scheme?
8 February, 2011Economics
Over a billion hryvnias in government investments to be poured into wholesale agricultural markets will go to companies close to Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysiazhniuk
2 February, 2011Economics
The government gives multibillion agricultural contracts to companies associated with the Yenakievo-Donesk group controlled by Minister of Agriculture Mykola Prysiazhniuk
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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