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1 SeptemberEconomics
New growth areas in the Ukrainian agricultural sector are gradually changing the industry
27 JulyPolitics
What kind of land market Ukraine needs
23 June
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova on the nature of politics in his country, Swiss-Ukrainian relations
31 March
Poland’s Ambassador to Ukraine on the vision of the European Union, the evolution of his country's role and place in it, and Polish-Ukrainian relations
22 December, 2016Politics
There are a number of mechanisms for charging those responsible for the shooting down of MH17. None is ideal but, put together, they could yield results
31 October, 2016Economics
What are the prospects for Ukraine’s agro-industrial complex?
31 October, 2016Economics
How the status of land in Ukraine affects its owners and big agribusinesses
24 October, 2016World
Banker and chess grandmaster based in Lviv on life and business in Ukraine
29 February, 2016World
Democraten-66 MPs about the upcoming referendum on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and their Yes campaign in the Netherlands
11 January, 2016World
Polish dissident and leading ideologue of Solidarność on Poland's post-communist transition and domestic authoritarianism
11 January, 2016World
What role Gazeta Wyborcza played in Poland's transition from communism to democracy
21 December, 2015
Few people in France had such a piercing and global view on the 20th century as Claude Lévi-Strauss. His legacy is immeasurable, his ideas monumental. In love with art, particularly painting and music, the anthropologist died in 2009 as the age of 100. Such an ironic twist of fate for a man who liked to say that he does not feel any connection to the century left at the mercy of tourism, universal consumption, developmental acceleration and excess...
9 October, 2015World
Finnish historian talks about the relations between Finland and USSR after World War II, the prospects of neutrality for Ukraine, and the future of a new Cold War
9 October, 2015World
The first female president in the world talks about preservation of language and identity, gender equality, and promotion of peace through understanding and caring for the environment
14 May, 2015World
The first speaker of the Seimas of the independent Lithuania and EMP until recently on the way Europe is changing its perception of Russia, the shifting "center of Europeanness", and why it is crucial for Ukrainians to resist disenchantment
27 February, 2015
Polish Member of the European Parliament who actively contributed to bringing his country to the European Union in the 1990s, speaks about political divisions in the EU, the change of European attitude towards Ukraine and Russia today over the past year, and about arguments the EU expects from Kyiv to continue its support for Ukraine
11 November, 2014Politics
“How much everything has changed since January,” is the first thing Geoffrey Pyatt, the US Ambassador to Ukraine, says when we meet to speak to him again. Back then, we discussed sanctions against the “political regime” that was still in place, and the EuroMaidan as a chance which the West and Ukraine cannot afford to waste. Almost ten months later, The Ukrainian Week speaks to Mr. Ambassador about the war with Russia, the US assistance to Ukraine, and the vital priorities for the new Ukrainian government.
8 October, 2014Economics
Transition from oligarch economy to EU membership for Ukraine
10 July, 2014World
The Ukrainian Week talked to Damon Wilson, executive vice-president of The Atlantic Council, about the establishment of the pro-Ukrainian community in the world, the US-Russia relations after the annexation of Crimea, the new Ukrainian military and the likelihood of NATO MAP for Ukraine
28 June, 2014
The Ukrainian Week speaks to Susan Stewart from the Berlin-based SWP research center about the reasons for Germany’s ambivalence in the current Ukrainian crisis, Poland’s role as the geopolitical player in the region, and Euro-Atlantic relations
22 May, 2014World
The Ukrainian Week talks to Roderick Parkes, EU programme coordinator at the Polish Institute of International Affairs, about how united the EU is on resisting Russia, Germany’s idea of federalization, and how the current crisis has impacted the relations between Germany and Poland
10 March, 2014Society
Poles supported the Maidan gladly and passionately – more so, I think, than Russia supported the anti-Maidans
3 February, 2014
The size and persistence of the protest movement that started in November has been amazing and admirable. I think it has greatly surprised not only almost all international observers but also most Ukrainian political and civil society activists
17 December, 2013
Western diplomats have expressed “concern” over the situation in Ukraine. They “invite participants in the conflict to negotiate” but have hesitated to state a clear stance. This is not without reason
16 July, 2013News
On July 14 Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski visited Ukraine for a memorial service for the victims of the Volyn tragedy in 1943-44. He was joined by Ukraine’s Vice Premier Kostiantyn Hryshchenko.
15 July, 2013News
On July 14, Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski and Ukraine’s Vice Premier Kostiantyn Hryshchenko commemorated the victims of the Volyn massacre in Lutsk
26 May, 2013World
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Estonia has fared much better than other former Soviet republics. The Estonian economy has developed rapidly, and society as a whole is very free and democratic. The reason? Not only timely and judicious political decisions, but also the strong influence of Estonia’s northern neighbour Finland.
30 April, 2013
Ukraine must have its own national history, not one dictated by Moscow. And the Ukrainian Insurgent Army is one of its elements.
14 March, 2013World
Pekka Visuri talks about security policy in neutral Finland
22 January, 2013World
Polish civil and political activist Adam Michnik told The Ukrainian Week about the outlook for democracy in Ukraine.
21 January, 2013Politics
The existing moratorium on the sale of agricultural lands has been extended until as late as 2016. The Ukrainian Week looks at possible beneficiaries
9 November, 2012World
For 21 years now, since Poland moved from socialism to democracy, Polish political scientist Aleksander Smolar has headed an influential NGO, the Stefan Batory Foundation, which was instrumental in developing open civil society in Poland and which has been involved in a number of national and international projects in Eastern Europe.
10 October, 2012World
A new investigation into the causes of the tragedy that took the lives of President Lech Kaczynski and other top Polish officials suggests that there may have been explosions on board their aircraft
7 September, 2012History
Jerzy Nowosielski as a mediator in Polish-Ukrainian intercultural dialogue
2 August, 2012Economics
As the ruling political forces of Ukraine speculate on the housing issue – one of the most painful for millions of Ukrainians – with an eye on the upcoming elections, they only aggravate the problem
2 August, 2012World
Marek Michalak, Poland’s Ombudsman for Children, talks about upbringing without corporal punishment
1 August, 2012
A careful analysis of correspondence between Ukrainian government officials and their UNESCO counterparts (especially in cases concerning intrusion into historical architectural landscapes as well as construction projects in buffer zones around UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and the Sophia cathedral), brings to mind the phrase: “I'm afraid I don't understand you”.
23 July, 2012World
Wojciech Borodzicz-Smoliński talks about modern Warsaw-Vilnius relations
17 April, 2012History
90 years ago, when Ireland gained its independence from Great Britain, Ukraine lost its independence on the other side of Europe
30 March, 2012
If passed, the Law “On the Land Market” could destroy the land market in the bud
22 December, 2011Society
Shaped by its diverse history, urban Ukraine resembles an impressionistic painting - blurry at a close look, yet unique and vibrant from a more distant perspective
5 December, 2011Society
Ilkka and Vappu Taipale talk about social capital, consensus and innovation in their home country
21 November, 2011Investigation
The new master plan for Kyiv may be a way for officials to cash in on thousands of hectares of premium land
14 November, 2011Society
Every week a village disappears from Ukraine's map
29 October, 2011World
Scandinavian anthropologist and sociologist Hans-Jørgen Wallin Weihe talks about historical traumas, college independence and existential challenges
7 October, 2011History
The failure of Ukrainian elites to agree among themselves for the sake of independence in the 14th and 15th centuries led to the breakup of the Rus’ principality and incorporation of its parts into Poland, Lithuania and Hungary
1 August, 2011World
Poland has the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) since July. Will Ukraine benefit from this?
12 July, 2011Politics
No future can be built without respect for history from both sides
7 April, 2011Politics
Neither owners nor tenants can rest assured their land in Ukraine is safe
6 April, 2011Economics
5 April, 2011Politics
Government officials are restricting demand for land, scaring off foreign investors and preparing to grab any patch
5 April, 2011Politics
Most of Ukraine’s territory is hunting country—the best of it already bagged by various calibers of politicos and bureaurats
14 March, 2011Politics
Kyiv’s policy towards the Crimean Tatars remains controversial and inconsistent
14 January, 2011Society
The efforts of the Ministry of Education to bring Donetsk National University (DNU) under its heel at any cost have greatly damaged the image of the biggest state university in southeastern Ukraine
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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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