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1 August, 2013Culture
Writer Marina Lewycka talks about Ukrainians in the UK, her writing and the modern era of dishonest people
6 March, 2013
The notion that a foreigner would want to learn Ukrainian is beyond the comprehension of the majority of Kyiv residents. Why waste your time? Why stop to such a level? After all, don’t you see that she’s a toothless hag!?!
16 November, 2012Culture
Professor Kostiantyn Tyshchenko speaks about the role of modern linguistics in our identity and the rebuttal of the cradle-of-three-brotherly-peoples theory
31 July, 2012Culture
Greifswald University — a centre for Ukrainian studies in Europe
6 July, 2012Politics
The passing of the language law has triggered a parliamentary crisis that could explode into a political one.
19 June, 2012Politics
The June 5th protests that accompanied the passing of a bill that aims to Russify Ukraine showed that while society is ready for radical resistance to the government’s anti-Ukrainian policies, opposition leaders are sitting on their hands.
19 June, 2012Politics
The mistakes made by the protectors of the Ukrainian language and how they can take the initiative into their own hands
15 June, 2012Society
Slavist Yuri Shevchuk on conventional and new scenarios of assimilation, Russification and a pretense statehood
15 June, 2012Society
A number of Ukrainians successfully defend their language rights by using their knowledge of the law
5 June, 2012Politics
A confrontation over language legislation proposed by the ruling party is unfolding in Ukraine.
18 April, 2012
It can be argued that Ukrainian-dubbed foreign films and series have done much more to Ukrainise young people than didactic and patriotic admonitions to love the beautiful Ukrainian language.
18 April, 2012Society
A firm choice of the language in which to speak allows people to shape their environment rather than be shaped by it
18 April, 2012Society
Under the current circumstances in Ukraine, most bilingual people ultimately become Russian-speakers
2 February, 2012Society
in a Russian-speaking or bilingual environment
2 February, 2012Society
Several official languages are an inefficient tool in solving language and national issues
12 January, 2012
Raised in a peasant family, Hryhoriy Kochur was exceptionally talented and scaled the mountains of the European spirit
12 January, 2012History
His translations span 26 centuries, three continents and almost 30 literatures. The Soviets “awarded” him with 10 years in labor camps and the status of a dissident with no right to travel
12 January, 2012History
More books for children are translated into Ukrainian than written in the language. Families seem to prefer “popular” classics and books made into Hollywood films
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The culture of 'Muscovite Rus' came to form from two heterogeneous sources. The seed of the religious and artistic culture reached Muscovy from southeastern Europe (Byzantium, the Balkans) through Kyiv. On the other hand, the foundation of the political and legal culture came to Muscovy from 'Ulus Jöchi', better known as the Golden Horde. As a result, the Russian "spiritual culture" took the shape of a familiar European facade, behind which a non-European state infrastructure hid.
7 April, ,
German chancellor Olaf Scholz says Putin’s comments on US biological weapons seemed like an ‘implicit threat’
23 March, ,
It is us, Ukrainians, and all the citizens of this country, who must keep studying our own history. To defend our land and our country, we must know it better.
20 March, ,
86.6% of Russians tolerate and support the potential assault on the territory of the European Union, including: Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others as evidenced by the results of the sociological survey conducted by “Active Group”
18 March, ,
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