Whatever the reason for the timing of the announcement, the explicit linkage with the Welles Declaration signals a definitive long-term policy of the US...

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Reconciliation between parties in a violent conflict usually depends first of all on an end to the violence. In her contribution to this discussion forum, Oxana...

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Mapping the Maidan

Mykola Riabchuk ・ August 2015

David Marples, a prominent Canadian scholar of modern Ukraine and Belarus, and his younger colleague from the University of Alberta Frederick Mills have...

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The most frequently used label for the current conflict in Eastern Europe, the “Ukraine Crisis,” is doubly misleading. It not only distracts from the predominant...

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The political parties that were destroyed by the flames of the Euromaidan will not soon spring back to life and begin to compete with the oligarchic groups. The...

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Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the head of the LDPR party, envisaged a southern enlargement of the Russian state that would go significantly further than a re-occupation...

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On Radosław Sikorski's Othering of Ukraine at Harvard

In Sikorski’s view, Poland and Ukraine demonstrate two diverging trajectories of development after the fall of communism: that of success and of failure respectively. At the beginning of the 1990s the two countries had almost equal starting positions (and Ukraine had an even better one), but then their paths diverged. Sikorski states that the main reason is the behavior of their elites.
Volodymyr SklokinDecember 8, 2014