Articles

From Borderlands to Bloodlands

Tetiana Zhurzhenko ・ September 2014

While Russia is a driving force behind the separatist movement, a significant portion of the local population actively or passively has supported the Donetsk and...

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Putin’s Endgame

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Gérard Roland ・ September 2014

Putin's objective in Ukraine appears to be destabilization of the new government that emerged from the Euromaidan movement that toppled Yanukovich. The ultimate...

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When George Orwell looked back at the Spanish Civil War, in which he participated as a volunteer, he noted that its outcome was "settled in London, Paris, Rome,...

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Kyiv's Euromaidan Is a Liberationist and Not Extremist Mass Action of Civic Disobedience

Andreas Umland, Mykhailo Minakov, Yaroslav Hrytsak, garan.oleksiy, John-Paul Himka, oleksandr.zaycev, anton.shekhovtsov, voznyak.taras, olya.gnatyuk, marta.dyczok, ievgen.zaharov, Volodymyr Kulyk, Andriy Portnov, shkandriy.miroslav, timoti.snayder, Tetiana Bezruk, sigov.kostyantin ・ February 2014

We call upon all those who have either no particular interest for, or no deeper knowledge of, Ukraine to not comment on this region’s complicated national...

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Corruption: A Few Historical Remarks

Yaroslav Hrytsak ・ July 2012

Ukrainian society is fundamentally historical. Ask us about modern problems and we’ll usually begin our answer with their roots in the conversion of Rus' or the...

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Behind the Scenes of Corruption

Volodymyr Dubrovsky ・ July 2012

Corruption, the use of power for personal gain, is a useful theme for populists. Corruption continues to raise ever more dissatisfaction in Ukrainian society,...

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When Ukraine made its fateful choice in 1991, it defined itself as the legitimate successor of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, not the Ukrainian People'...

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