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4 MayBreaking news
Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's campaign
30 AprilWorld
The Ukrainian Week talked with a Japanese political scientist to learn about Tokyo's relations with Beijing, the situation with the Kuril Islands and possible scenarios of exacerbation in Asia
18 AprilBreaking news
A Ukrainian court on Thursday ruled that the 2016 nationalization of a major bank owned by a tycoon was illegal, sending shockwaves through the country’s financial community
17 MarchHistory
How Yevhen Konovalets managed the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists as it turned to follow the course of Halychyna youth
16 MarchBreaking news
The group has been linked to violence and public disorder, the Embassy stressed
9 MarchBreaking news
The investigation department of Russia’s Federal Security Service handed out orders on scheduling an expert psychiatric examination (a kind of forensic test) to two more captive Ukrainian sailors Vasyl Soroka and Viktor Bespalchenko
25 FebruarySociety
National identity in the 21st century from a sociological perspective
22 FebruarySociety
The Ukrainian Week talked with a representative of the Swiss humanitarian organization Geneva Call on the contemporary conflicts, the features of the search for justice and the application of international humanitarian law in an armed conflict
1 FebruaryBreaking news
The Azov was withdrawn from Mariupol in the summer of 2016
26 JanuarySociety
What are the prospects for the sciences in Ukraine in 2019?
9 JanuaryBreaking news
From February 2019, customers will be able to start using some Ukrainian ATMs and bank terminals for dollar and euro transactions
3 JanuaryBreaking news
In addition, Raiffeisen Bank Aval was fined UAH 450,000 ($16,393)
26 December, 2018World
The mark of Russia in international political organizations
23 November, 2018Breaking news
“Breaking Point: The War For Democracy In Ukraine” is a documentary on the Euromaidan Revolution that ousted former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych from power in 2014
14 November, 2018World
During the 28th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój (Poland) The Ukrainian Week discussed with the Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Czech Republic about the issue of protection from cyberattacks and the possibilities for international regulation in the cyberspace
10 November, 2018Breaking news
The next launch of the Antares middle-class launch vehicle is scheduled for Nov. 15.
29 August, 2018Breaking news
Ukraine has selected Serhey Loznitsa's Donbas, a drama centered on an ongoing military conflict in East Ukraine, for the best foreign-language film Oscar race.
3 April, 2018
Founded in 1796 by magnate Stanislaw Potocki for his wife Zofia, this arboretum is home to over 2,000 local and exotic plants, landscaping designs from the early 19th century inspired by Greek myths admired by Zofia, originally from Greece, and beautiful scenery at any time of year
13 March, 2018
Different human rights and feminist organizations marched on the International Women's Day under the slogan "Enough patience". The rally gathered nearly 1,000 participants who walked in downtown Kyiv with posters and feminist slogans protesting violence against women and advocating the ratification of the Istanbul Convention, unfair pay and other forms of discrimination. A small group of women had a counterrally with anti-feminist slogans at Mykhailivska Square
13 March, 2018Politics
What’s new for Ukraine’s defense and security institutions in the President’s national security draft law?
28 February, 2018
Deputy Chair of the National Bank of Ukraine Council and Honorary President of the Kyiv School of Economics on monetary policy, mid-term risks, fundamental problems in Ukraine’s economy, the role of confidence and the restoration of fairness in economic development
15 September, 2017Politics
The annual speech of the President outlines accomplishments and failures. Over the course of modern Ukrainian history, the addresses have painted the image of the country’s every leader and his era in politics
11 September, 2017Politics
President Poroshenko's state of the nation address to the Rada
15 March, 2017World
The blockade of the occupied parts of the Donbas is a consequence of the irresponsible actions of the top leadership in Ukraine and their imitation war against Russia. The legal side of this confrontation could have a decisive impact
3 March, 2017Economics
Why banking and lending don’t go together with populism
2 March, 2017Economics
In public discourse over bank reforms, what often gets left out is the voice of bankers themselves, although they are the ones who can offer the most professional assessment of the changes being carried out. One of them is Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval (RBA) Volodymyr Lavrenchuk. The Ukrainian Week talked to him about what’s been done and what Ukrainian banks can expect in the future.
2 March, 2017
NBU Deputy Chairman on the quality of changes in the banking system and the new prospects they open for Ukraine
26 January, 2017Economics
The benefits and flaws of PrivatBank transfer into state hands
18 July, 2016World
What kind of a leader is Germany between the US, China and Russia? How do German politicians view their country’s role in the world? The Ukrainian Week spoke about this to Stephen Szabo, Executive Director of the Washington-based Transatlantic Academy
2 June, 2016History
The capacity of a community to maintain an awareness of the image of its past that brings up strong emotions over a long historical period is what we call national memory. Of course, national memory is no mere projection of the past: it is extraordinarily tightly intertwined with the present and the future of people who are joined through common historical memories
11 April, 2016Politics
A crisis of relations in the victorious team blows up into a real fratricidal war and ends with some of them fraternizing with the one-time enemy. Just over 10 years ago, the country lived through a similar story
8 March, 2016Politics
First Vice-Speaker, ex-Secretary of the National Secrutiy and Defense Council, and one of the leaders on the Maidan on events from two years ago and their significance today, Russia’s scenarios to destabilize Ukraine, and what security looks like now
27 January, 2016
By the end of 2015, Ukraine basically had all the core anti-corruption bodies
30 October, 2015
Ukraine needs an election system that will enable new movements and politicians who enjoy community trust locally
30 October, 2015
Why absurd opinions on “Ukrainian nationalists” are so persistent, and need to be refuted again and again
20 August, 2015
Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs on Ukraine’s cooperation with Western partners and international organizations, the consequences of the Minsk agreement and the upcoming local elections
24 February, 2015Society
Mr. Strikha spoke to The Ukrainian Week about the current status and the potential of the Ukrainian science, the need for reform at the National Academy of Sciences, and forged academic degrees.
24 February, 2015Society
On the maladies afflicting Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences and its chances of recovery
2 February, 2015Economics
If current trends in bilateral trade are maintained, by 2016 Ukraine will be ready to survive even a full-scale Russian trade blockade
4 January, 2015World
The Ukrainian Week spoke to the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations about the transformation of the UN, Ukraine’s cooperation with neutral member-nations, and isolation of Moscow
16 July, 2014Society
Volunteers who raise funds for the Ukrainian military share their motivations, worries and bank details for those who are willing to donate
16 July, 2014News
Terrorists attack Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation forces with tanks, mines and anti-tank guided missiles near the villages of Marynivka, Tarany and Stepanivka in Donetsk Oblast, the National Guard’s press service reports
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
19 June, 2014News
MPs supported candidates to replace acting Chair of the NBU, Prosecutor General and Foreign Minister offered by President Poroshenko in the vote today
6 May, 2014News
Andriy Senchenko, Acting Chief of Staff, suggested that terrorist attacks could take place on May 9 after the closed meeting of the National Security and Defence Council with chiefs of security authorities on May 6
4 March, 2014Society
The Ukrainian Week speaks to Volodymyr Vasylenko, expert in international law and former Ambassador of Ukraine, about Viktor Yanukovych’s responsibility for crimes against Ukrainian people, grounds for prosecution by the International Criminal Court in Hague and actual assistance the West can provide to Ukraine today
3 February, 2014
What is happening in Ukraine is a direct reaction to the lack of consideration of the authorities for the aspirations of its citizens to be part of Europe and to live in a country governed in accordance with democratic principles and respect for human rights
28 January, 2014News
The campaign offers Ukrainian journalists support and urges anyone to send in photos or alerts should any attack on a journalist take place
28 January, 2014News
Based on the Law on the Cabinet of Ministers, First Vice Premier Serhiy Arbuzov will be Acting Premier, Azarov's press-secretary Vitaliy Lukianenko says
19 December, 2013Society
Social psychologist Oleh Pokalchuk speaks about the nature of relationships between Ukrainians and the Ukrainian authorities during protests
17 December, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week takes a tour around castles handed over into concession
31 October, 2013Navigator
The walls of the True Cross Monastery in Pidkamin are like an open history book bearing traces of the Batu Khan invasion, two world wars and Soviet occupation
20 October, 2013Navigator
Once a major turbulent waterway of Lviv, the Poltva is now locked in a subterranean concrete tunnel. In addition to being the main channel, the underground labyrinth hides numerous Soviet military objects, bomb shelters and passageways to the basements of old buildings and churches
17 October, 2013Society
College students in Odesa campaign against Ukrainophobia in local high schools
6 October, 2013Navigator
Remote villages in Polissia are home to the descendants of old noble families
20 September, 2013Navigator
Slender Gothic towers, lavish Baroque iconostases, and solid timber domes that trace back to pre-Christian times – The Ukrainian Week takes you on a tour of the unique wooden churches scattered along the Polish-Ukrainian border
6 September, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week visits places where tourists have yet to set foot
6 September, 2013Navigator
Post-Soviet millionaires are keeping Italian resorts afloat during the financial crisis. They are also changing the traditional atmosphere beyond recognition as skyrocketing prices encourage the locals to sell their property and leave
21 August, 2013Navigator
The submerged village of Bakota in the Podil Tovtry National Park hides historic secrets underwater
12 August, 2013News
The United States wants to help Ukraine achieve greater energy independence and support the country's European choice, new U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said. Interfax-Ukraine quotes
6 August, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week travels to Sumy Oblast in search of knights, nymphs and the inspiration for Tchaikovsky’s The Storm
5 August, 2013
US Ambassador John Tefft talks to The Ukrainian Week before the end of his tenure in Ukraine
4 August, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events not to miss in Ukraine in August
30 July, 2013
As Zygmunt Bauman noted, classical politics has always been related to the conversion of private problems into public issues (at the same time, internalizing public issues and turning them into private or even existential problems). Today this political mechanism has clearly been taken apart. Thus, what we in our postmodern politics treat as public issues, most often are the private issues of public figures.
5 July, 2013Navigator
Electronic music in Poland, hard rock in Ukraine, music and theatre laboratories at the Hungarian Sziget, and history, from the Paleolithic Age to Post-Modernism, in art
5 July, 2013
The myths of the “Great Patriotic War” are a massive misrepresentation of history and a tricky political trap for Ukrainians who are forbidden from recovering their own history and claiming recognition of their suffering
1 July, 2013News
14 June, 2013Navigator
A town of two names and two worlds
15 May, 2013Navigator
A walk through the symbols, dreams and melancholy of Sokyryntsi-Trostianets
30 April, 2013Society
While Russia accuses Ukraine of "forced Ukrainization", Ukrainian-speakers face discrimination today, just like they did in times of colonial dependence
12 April, 2013Navigator
Home to abundant vegetation and ghosts in military uniforms, the half-ruined walls of now little-known and neglected forts - unique pieces of defence architecture - once withstood the attacks of Cossacks and Tatars
31 March, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week dives into the watery wonders of the Ukrainian mountains
15 March, 2013Navigator
The Ukrainian Week peacefully “invades” the town of Zbarazh
22 February, 2013Culture
Film director Tom Hooper talks about Les Misérables as a breakthrough in the musical genre
22 February, 2013Navigator
The gorges dividing the largest highland pastures of the Ukrainian Carpathians hide untold secrets
21 February, 2013Navigator
The village of Kolochava is trying to fight chronic labour migration through tourism
8 February, 2013Navigator
Impact events have greatly changed our planet, including the territory of contemporary Ukraine
8 February, 2013Navigator
Tourist attractions in Kharkiv Oblast worth seeing, regardless of the season or the weather
23 January, 2013
If jus soli and jus sanguinis are in the past, what makes a nation what it is?
21 January, 2013Navigator
Heavenly forces don’t take the easy way. In order to roll a rock from the sea up to the top of a mountain, they can first level the mountain, chisel its fragments with the tide, dry the sea and raise a new mountain range from the depths of the sea.
14 December, 2012Navigator
The world love for all things ethnic has reached Ukraine. As a result, the number of open air folk museums – skansens - is growing along with the interest in them
24 November, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week takes a drive to explore places where significant military campaigns had taken place
2 November, 2012Politics
1 November, 2012Navigator
Thrill seekers head to Zhytomyr and Rivne forests – a terra incognita for most Ukrainians
30 October, 2012Politics
ENEMO notes regress compared to previous elections
27 October, 2012Politics
ENEMO announces its observation plan of Election Day in Ukraine
24 October, 2012World
Jakob Kellenberger is one of the diplomats who firmly believe that any interstate affairs should be based on certain values.
22 October, 2012Navigator
Just hearing the name of the Ukrainian city Sumy makes one want to go travelling. "Sumka" means suitcase, so let's visit Sumy, a place packed with places of interest sure to delight tourists.
22 October, 2012Culture
Must-sees for every Ukrainian tourist who visits the French capital include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Luxembourg Gardens, the Musée d'Orsay, the Musée de Cluny, and so on. But Paris also has many places linked to Ukraine…
4 October, 2012Society
Lack of money, stereotypes and simple laziness deprive Ukrainians of even local travel
26 September, 2012Politics
ENEMO welcomes the Central Election Commission`s decision to allow voters to change voting place only within DECs
26 September, 2012Navigator
Extreme city tours reveal a different Kyiv
17 September, 2012Politics
ENEMO expresses concerns regarding sudden change of rules for establishing precinct election commissions by a single draw of lots
14 September, 2012Navigator
This wondrous place has become a magnet for talented people
12 September, 2012Politics
European Network of Elections Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO):“Lottery for DECs composition should have been conducted for each DEC separately”
30 August, 2012Navigator
Mykolayiv Oblast’s attraction is the energy of the turbulent Southern Buh and the virginity of its granite prairies
10 August, 2012Politics
For most people of the so-called Old World, “nationalism” is a term widely used by researchers, politicians and publicists, while for many Ukrainians it still has an ideological and political meaning.
3 August, 2012Navigator
For two thousand years Tepe Kermen, the lost city in mountainous Crimea, has been attracting people willing to live there.
26 July, 2012Navigator
Every year, dozens of Donetsk Oblast families flee to deserted villages to start new lives closer to nature.
26 July, 2012Navigator
The Ukrainian Week travels to Ozerna Cave in Ternopil Oblast.
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According to Poltorak, it is very dangerous for the country to leave its armed forces without coordinating the command control
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Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky announced a snap parliamentary election during his swearing-in as Ukraine's new president
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During the 12th Kyiv Security Forum The Ukrainian Week met with the American publicist and researcher of Russian policy, Brian Whitmore, to discuss the future steps of Moscow in Ukraine and in the world, as well as details of the Kremlin's strategy for the West
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What happens when the face of a country’s anti-corruption movement suddenly is investigated for the sort of bribery he once condemned?
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