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Recently there have been a lot of problems in regard to architecture and public city space. The Ukrainian Week talked about them with Svitlana Shlipchenko, an expert in architecture and urbanism.
2 October, 2012   ▪   Yulіya Stakhіvska
Cities adjust to global climate change and the new economic environment
28 September, 2012   ▪   Hanna Trehub
In order to develop and progress, Crimea has to shed its soviet phantoms and embrace the European model of civilization
17 September, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
Over the past 20 years, Crimea has failed to rid itself of its ingrained soviet essence and continues its social and economic degradation
17 September, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
Ukraine’s tycoon-controlled model of economy, where most people are simply not needed in their country, pushes Ukrainians to seek work abroad on a massive scale
15 September, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Labour migration is changing the way Ukrainians build their relationships
15 September, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Ukrainian migrant workers find it hard to adjust to the environment they find back home, so most go abroad again
15 September, 2012   ▪   Vira Makoviy
Hundreds of millions of hryvnias allocated from the state budget to prepare for the 2012 Olympics, sometimes proved “too little” even for drinking water or good gear. As for the athletes themselves, there has been inefficient use of money.
30 August, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
How will Britain use optimism, hope and sports facilities left after one of the best games in years?
30 August, 2012   ▪   Michael Binyon
Climate conditions have repeatedly changed throughout the Holocene, directly affecting man’s life
3 August, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
Global warming is making Ukraine’s climate more oceanic
3 August, 2012   ▪   Olena Maksymenko
Global warming could have both a negative and a positive impact on Ukraine, depending on whether its economy will be able to adapt to climate change in a timely manner
3 August, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Horyn
Cancer is a terrible diagnosis faced by hundreds of Ukrainian children every year. Shortly after they find out about their disease, they end up in cancer treatment facilities where they endure long, painful and challenging treatments. Cancer removes children from their normal lives and most friends forget about them; only their stressed out parents and doctors remain. All this happens at a time when each positive or negative emotion can tilt the scales to one side or another.
2 August, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
The year’s top student innovation project was created in the kitchen of a Donetsk apartment
2 August, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
About 400,000 people are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It is the only European country, along with Russia, where the epidemic continues to grow.
31 July, 2012   ▪   Sébastien Gobert
Finally, Ukrainians had a chance to witness the European worldview – free of post-totalitarian fear, restraint, rudeness and anger
21 July, 2012   ▪   Natalia Petrynska
Because of a lack of information, foreigners expect the worst of Ukraine and are generally pleased with what they see. Meanwhile frequent foreign guests are surprised by the fact that old Soviet habits are dying so hard in Ukraine.
6 July, 2012   ▪   Nataliya Gumenyuk
The Ukrainian Week digs into the nation’s insecurities that stem from too much patience, a defensive reaction to what is happening in the country and the inability to find joy in life
5 July, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Urban planning is impossible without organising a transportation system. Striking a balance between cars and pedestrians is a political, rather than technical, issue.
21 June, 2012   ▪   Enrique Peñalosa
Foreign football fans share their impressions of Ukraine with The Ukrainian Week
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Dougie Brimson, co-author of the “Green Street Hooligans” script, tells The Ukrainian Week whether Ukrainians should be afraid of foreign football fans, coming for Euro 2012
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Slavist Yuri Shevchuk on conventional and new scenarios of assimilation, Russification and a pretense statehood
15 June, 2012   ▪   Hanna Trehub
A number of Ukrainians successfully defend their language rights by using their knowledge of the law
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
The official ceremony for the Gerd Bucerius Award, which are decided by the Zeit-Stiftung Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius foundation, together with the Fritt Ord Foundation (Free Word), took place in Hamburg City Hall on Thursday, 24 May 2012
6 June, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
In the lead-up to Euro 2012, the Western media has been competing to paint the scariest possible picture of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Week looked into what foreigners fear and what they are actually likely to find challenging in Ukraine
4 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
The widespread attitude to Ukraine as a corrupt, failing and ever more authoritarian state is also transferred to its citizens
4 June, 2012   ▪   Zhanna Bezpiatchuk
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From the Lisbon Protocol to the Budapest Memorandum. When, why and how the concept of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state was designed? Declaration of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state and strengthening of its independent statehood. Negotiations on the outline of Ukraine’s non-nuclear weapon state status under international law: process and outcome. The time of wasted opportunities. Budapest Memorandum: a historic mistake or inadequate actions by Ukraine’s government? Modern model to guarantee Ukraine’s security as a non-nuclear weapon state.
day before yesterday, Volodymyr Vasylenko,
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Germany’s special envoy to Ukraine on reform in governance and decentralization, Georg Milbradt, about German government assistance in the implementation of reforms and about the successes and difficulties faced in this process.
13 July, Olha Vorozhbyt,
Why are Ukraine’s public finances starting to look shaky?
11 July, Lyubomyr Shavalyuk,
Ukraine’s economy has nearly recovered to prewar levels, but for it to go into higher gear, there needs to be a serious a shift in policy priorities
10 July, Oleksandr Kramar,
 
 
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