The legacy of the European Enlightenment was undermined since the end of the World War II. Destructive criticism of rationality developed by Max Horkheimer and...

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Until the 1970s the dominant understanding of Canadian history was limited to that of the progress and development of an Anglo-Saxon, and to a smaller degree,...

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In Ukraine, the revolutionary changes of 1991 started with the promises of institutionalized democracy, pluralist politics, and a free economy, and ended up with...

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On Saturday, December 2, 2017, the Shevchenko Scientific Society invites the public to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Krytyka, the Ukrainian intellectual...

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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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The Price of Freedom

Serhii Plokhii ・ August 2016

For Ukraine, Russian aggression raised fundamental questions about its continuing existence as a united state, its independence as a nation, and the democratic...

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In independent Ukraine, our 25-year experience of referendum democracy is a complicated one - with its peaks and valleys and various attempts to exploit...

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The outcome of the 23 June 2016 referendum on EU membership stunned the world. “Britain Rattles Postwar Order and Its Place as Pillar of Stability,” the New York...

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The advisory referendum was started by a couple of guys in search of an issue: as the brand-new referendum law was coming into force, they hit upon the EU...

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