Articles

Minority identities have come to figure centrally in constructions of Ukrainian identity, as post-Soviet Ukrainians seek to define themselves as modern and...

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Although 118 countries around the world have some sort of gender quota for elected office, Ukraine is one of eight countries in the world that currently have...

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In a recent meeting with the new French president Emmanuel Macron, the Russian president Vladimir Putin referred to Anna Yaroslavna (also known as Anna of Kyiv)...

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Free the Freedom Square!

Serhiy Zhadan, Yaroslav Hrytsak, Tetiana Zhurzhenko, Volodymyr Kravchenko, Mykola Riabchuk, Andrei Kurkov ・ February 2017

The Freedom Square complex is a reminder of a fleeting period of artistic freedom and active participation of Soviet architects in the world artistic process,...

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Those who follow Ukrainian issues today know that many foreigners who consider themselves radical leftists oppose that country’s attempt to break away from its...

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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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Kings or Princes? Why Do the Titles of Rusian Rulers Matter

Christian Raffensperger ・ December 2016

As far as scholars in the Anglophone world are concerned, the proper translation of the Old East Slavic, and modern Ukrainian, kniaz’, is prince. This has been...

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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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Britain (with a small group of allies) won two important battles in the negotiations on the Maastricht Treaty. First, it saw off countries like Belgium and the...

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