Any historical situation contains elements of both the particular and the universal. The job of the historian is to help disentangle the universal from the...

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We invite authors to contribute to this exciting new series at Krytyka, Ukraine’s leading intellectual journal celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. The...

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Since the end of 2014, we have been closely following the dramatic developments in the Russian Center of the International PEN – the Center where we used to have...

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Krytyka invites scholars and experts to add their voice to the discussion of the so-called “anti-communist” laws (also known as “decommunization laws”) that were...

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Democracy and the Right to Otherness

Alisa Novichkova ・ July 2014

Striving toward equality, the enactment of resolutions through the institutionalization of choice and the delegation of authority, recognizing the necessity of a...

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The Simple Values of Constitutionalism

Vsevolod Rechytsky ・ October 2010

By allowing a certain stylistic simplification, one could argue that organic constitutionalism is a consequence and a prerequisite of any refined capitalism. And...

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National Mobilization

We should see absolutely clearly that today Putin aims at the destruction of Ukraine’s project of statehood to a maximum degree; Crimea is merely a starting point for a full-scale plan of action. Rational arguments about the legitimacy of Ukraine’s authorities, the absence of objective threats to the free self-expression of any ethnic groups in Ukraine, etc., don't work here.
Oleh KotsyubaMarch 1, 2014

What does not cease to astonish in the case of Stus's death is its incredible chronological proximity to our present day. That premeditated murder, that...

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Howl

Oksana Forostyna ・ April 2015

How can we listen to the Donbas when the loudest voices in the room belong to the elites, to the clans, to people who can set the agenda? How can we...

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