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21 October, 2013
Ex-Minister of Culture of Latvia, talks about the successes and challenges in integrating the Russian-speaking community in Latvian society
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
21 September, 2013World
Revanchist ambitions in post-Soviet countries and the intent to retain Muslim peoples within its orbit fuel ethnic and religious tensions in Russia
21 August, 2013Economics
A profound reboot of Ukraine’s socio-economic system is the only way to transform it from an uncompetitive Soviet fragment to a modern dynamic economy
18 June, 2013
Two seemingly disjointed reports came one after another: swallows’ nests were intentionally destroyed in an amusement centre and one’s of Europe’s oldest chestnut trees was cut down in downtown Kyiv. What causes such offences and why the perpetrators are not likely to be punished?
17 May, 2013Politics
De-Russification is crucial to a split with the Soviet past
14 April, 2013Society
A social movement organized through Facebook encourages businesses to respect Ukrainian-speaking consumers and use Ukrainian when they operate in Ukraine
23 August, 2012
Over the past twenty years, everyone has begun to get used to thinking that they could all be identical citizens of this country. That peaceful co-existence of different languages was possible. We have waited a long time for the civilized times to come. Now, the difference once again has a chance to grow visible.
30 March, 2012World
The status of Russian becomes the most acute problem in countries where Russian-speaking communities are large both in absolute and relative terms.
30 March, 2012World
Seventy-five per cent of Latvian citizens rejected the initiative to grant Russian the status of a state language at a recent referendum, but this is unlikely to stop the politicisation of the “Russian issue” in this post-imperial territory
14 March, 2012History
In the 1930s, millions of Ukrainians were killed and russified in Eastern Slobozhanshchyna* and the North Caucasus
13 February, 2012World
The Russian historian speaks about how myths about the Russian Empire and its rulers are perpetuated and invented on a dramatic scale
8 February, 2012Politics
In the past two decades, the number of people who identify themselves as Ukrainians and their share in Russia’s population has dropped in half.
1 February, 2012Society
The media have recently been overwhelmed with messages signaling constricted use of the Ukrainian language
25 December, 2011World
The self-proclaimed republic is preparing for its fifth presidential election. Is there a replacement for Igor Smirnov?
23 December, 2011World
Russian politician and historian Yurii Afanasiev talks about the Russian System and the pressure it exerts on Ukraine
25 November, 2011History
The last mass deportation of Ukrainians was carried out 60 years ago to satisfy Moscow's interests
4 July, 2011Politics
Only resisting nations were able to avoid the negative consequences of russification
4 July, 2011Politics
Imposing the Russian language is only one aspect of the Russian lifestyle exported to Ukraine
23 May, 2011Society
The conflict between pro-Russian and Ukrainian radicals on May 9 was quite foreseeable but no less scandalous
4 April, 2011Politics
Party of the Regions is now the main funnel for money from the Russian budget—and some local Ukrainian ones—in support of pro-Russian activities
16 March, 2011Society
Out-and-out Ukrainophobia is being promoted in Ukraine under the guise of fighting xenophobia
14 March, 2011Society
Filaret, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine, talks about raider attacks on churches belonging to the Kyiv Patriarchate and the delusion of a “Russian world”
3 February, 2011History
Did Ukrainian merchants in the Hetman state stand in anyone’s way?
1 February, 2011Society
Whether cities of Ukraine become more Ukrainian has a direct impact on what Ukraine itself will be like
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How the myth that Ukrainians are inclined towards lawlessness is used against them and why a sense of responsibility to your own people is so important
yesterday, Oles Oleksiyenko,
From the Lisbon Protocol to the Budapest Memorandum. When, why and how the concept of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state was designed? Declaration of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state and strengthening of its independent statehood. Negotiations on the outline of Ukraine’s non-nuclear weapon state status under international law: process and outcome. The time of wasted opportunities. Budapest Memorandum: a historic mistake or inadequate actions by Ukraine’s government? Modern model to guarantee Ukraine’s security as a non-nuclear weapon state.
14 July, Volodymyr Vasylenko,
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Germany’s special envoy to Ukraine on reform in governance and decentralization, Georg Milbradt, about German government assistance in the implementation of reforms and about the successes and difficulties faced in this process.
13 July, Olha Vorozhbyt,
Why are Ukraine’s public finances starting to look shaky?
11 July, Lyubomyr Shavalyuk,
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