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4 DecemberSociety
What kind of model is needed for the de-occupation of ORDiLO?
26 MaySociety
How life has changed in three years in occupied and liberated Donbas
17 March
Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine spoke to The Ukrainian Week about current priorities and obstacles faced by the SMM in its work on the ground
15 MarchWorld
The blockade of the occupied parts of the Donbas is a consequence of the irresponsible actions of the top leadership in Ukraine and their imitation war against Russia. The legal side of this confrontation could have a decisive impact
14 October, 2016
Head of the ICRC mission to Ukraine on how to look for the missing and how their families can deal with obstacles in the process
14 August, 2016Society
In the past two years, crime rates have grown in Ukraine. Factors contributing to the general criminalization of society include economic decline and war
11 August, 2016Society
The intensity of clashes in the ATO zone is increasing with each day of summer. The terrorists openly use heavy artillery
27 June, 2016Politics
Elections in the occupied parts of Donbas will boost the strength of the Opposition Bloc in Ukrainian politics. Its strategic goal is to return Ukraine into Russia’s orbit
6 June, 2016Society
Prior to his appointment in Ukraine as Head of the UNHCR Sub-Office in Dnipropetrovsk, Geoff Wordley served in conflict-affected Rwanda, Kenya, Croatia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Sudan, and Iraq among others. He spent the past year in Eastern Ukraine, supervising support for IDPs in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Shortly before he left Ukraine in April, The Ukrainian Week spoke to Mr. Wordley about the impact of forced migration during conflicts on social and economic structures in the regions and countries where they occur, the role of UNHCR in the current crisis in Ukraine, and the problems to solve as priority issues in similar situations.
25 May, 2016Politics
Election in the occupied Donbas is nothing more than a slogan used at the Minsk negotiations. There are no real tools available today to make it happen
16 May, 2016
In mid-week, Ukraine’s media was rocked by yet another scandal. Myrotvorets or Peacemaker, a site known for publishing information about those who have collaborated with terrorists, published a list of journalists who have been accredited by the “Donetsk People’s Republic”
26 February, 2016
After using leftist populist slogans to heat up the situation in the Donbas in the spring of 2014, Russia’s proxies have brought rapacious, feudal bolshevism to the region instead
20 November, 2015Politics
Analysis of elections in Eastern Ukraine: old and new parties
18 May, 2015Politics
The Donbas master's current clout in politics, economy and war
2 February, 2015Politics
Director of UkrOboronProm, a state weaponry agency, offers an inside scoop on the weapons industry in Ukraine today
27 January, 2015Security
Key legal aspects of the emergency situation imposed in Eastern Ukraine
26 January, 2015Society
For four days, the Russian "brothers" made preparations to shoot down Ukrainian troops near Ilovaysk
31 December, 2014Politics
Donetsk-born MP Yegor Firsov on his home region: In contrast to most regular citizens, who saw the riots from outside, I knew the process from inside. From the very first days, I clearly understood that there was a guided, controlled rebellion, in which everyone skilfully played the roles designated to them
23 December, 2014Politics
Even progressive and pro-Ukrainian people from this region are often pessimistic about the Donbas and its population, saying that most locals are completely hopeless, it’s impossible to get through to their brains or souls, and it’s unrealistic to change the socio-political landscape of their territory; it’s like a black hole on the map of Ukraine, a kind of huge demographic and psychological well, the bottom of a mine, from which it is impossible to claw a way out to the surface.
10 October, 2014Society
Without “tourists” from Russia, the separatist movement in Kharkiv has quickly marginalised. If not for pro-Russian sympathies of the local authorities, it would hardly pose any threat at all
11 September, 2014Navigator
Donwplayed and obscured for half a century, the Donbas appears as Ukraine’s historical and natural terra incognita
20 August, 2014Economics
How the war in Eastern Ukraine is affecting national economy
20 August, 2014News
A convoy of Russian military vehicles enters Luhansk, reports Hromadske.tv journalist referring to the commanders of army units currently on the frontline
19 August, 2014Society
Rinat Akhmetov, Vladimir Putin and Viktor Yanukovych continue to weave plots for Eastern Ukraine, making the rebels with black-and-orange ribbons think that they are dying for a New Russia, not for oligarchic interests
15 August, 2014News
A convoy of APCs and army trucks has crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border at Izvaryne, the checkpoint captured by the separatists, the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters report
16 July, 2014Society
Volunteers who raise funds for the Ukrainian military share their motivations, worries and bank details for those who are willing to donate
16 July, 2014News
Terrorists attack Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation forces with tanks, mines and anti-tank guided missiles near the villages of Marynivka, Tarany and Stepanivka in Donetsk Oblast, the National Guard’s press service reports
16 July, 2014News
At night on July 16, the militants shelled anti-terrorist operation forces four times, reports Dmytro Tymchuk, coordinator of the Military and Political Research Center
15 July, 2014News
The Obama Administration could impose sanctions unilaterally if the EU leaders decide otherwise at the meeting in Brussels on July 16
13 July, 2014News
A cluster of the Russian military was detected near the village of Heivka, Stanychno-Luhansk County, Luhansk Oblast, 3 km from the Russian border on the Ukrainian territory, on July 12, National Security and Defence Council info-center spokesperson Andriy Lysenko reports
11 July, 2014News
Nearly 20 tanks and AFVs crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border at night on July 20-11
9 July, 2014Politics
If the “Donbas pacification plan” announced by Petro Poroshenko is to be implemented effectively, the region’s administrative map could be redrawn more sensibly
9 July, 2014Society
The Ukrainian Week talks to Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks about the flow of IDPs from Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, ways for the government to deal with the problem Ukraine has never faced before, and about the hard lesson on integration of minorities Russia’s neighbours had to learn
1 July, 2014News
President Petro Poroshenko announces the end of ceasefire in the Donbas, he says after the meeting of the National Security and Defence Council, his press service reports
30 June, 2014News
Ukrainian military have been fending off attacks of terrorists and awaiting the order for assault; the plan for it ready by now, Andriy Lysenko, press-secretary for the Council’s information center says
28 June, 2014News
Terrorists are shooting at anti-terrorist operation troops near Sloviansk, Dmytro Tymchuk, coordinator of the InfoResist group, reports on his Facebook page
19 June, 2014News
Ukraine’s Security Service, SBU, submits files against two foreigners and eight Ukrainians to court. Charges include spying, terrorist activity and mass disturbances, SBU press service reports
12 June, 2014Politics
Andrey Illarionov, a former advisor to Vladimir Putin, talks to The Ukrainian Week about the prospects of Russian imperialism, the efficiency of Western diplomacy and the possible consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian war
11 June, 2014
The developments in Ukraine change rapidly. Every time we think we can end something with a full stop, they prove that even a comma would be too soon
11 June, 2014World
The Ukrainian Week talks to Wolfgang Ischinger, German diplomat who was the Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for National Dialogue Roundtables in Ukraine, on his work, European and Ukrainian co-existence with Russia, and security threats of the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia
11 June, 2014Society
Semen Semenchenko talks about voluntary special forces, the Chechen trail in Eastern Ukraine and inevitable terror
9 June, 2014News
Two groups of OSCE observers kidnapped in Eastern Ukraine earlier are in Severodonetsk, Luhansk Oblast, reports Andriy Purgin, a leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic terrorists
9 June, 2014News
The armed conflict is in the process of being stopped in Eastern Ukraine, Acting Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval said as reported by the Ministry of Defense press-service
4 June, 2014News
Ukrainian military continue to fight in Eastern Ukraine, particularly Krasnyi Lyman and Sloviansk, both in Donetsk Oblast, Vladyslav Selezniov, spokesman for the anti-terrorist operation, reports
4 June, 2014News
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov announces the closing of part of Ukraine’s eastern border, including in Central Luhansk and North Donetsk Oblasts
21 May, 2014Politics
If Russian becomes the second state language or even acquires official status in part of Ukraine’s territory, this will aggravate the discrimination of the Ukrainian-speaking majority and will ease the Kremlin’s expansion
9 May, 2014Politics
While new authorities are set to play by the old rules, the country is veering further out of control. All hopes are on the army
9 May, 2014News
Nearly 20 terrorists were killed and 4 detained during the shooting between Ukrainian police and military and separatists, Arsen Avakov, Ukraine’s Interior Minister, wrote on his Facebook page. Ukrainian law enforcers have lost 1 man, 5 wounded
23 April, 2014Politics
Russian military aggression has recently become a constant threat, while the Western powers are failing to fulfil the security guarantees they extended to Ukraine under the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. The issue of nuclear or other similarly effective weapons with which to defend Ukraine’s borders is again high on the agenda
23 March, 2014Society
Eastern Ukraine is following in the footsteps of Western Ukraine, but with a considerable delay, natural and historical complications
21 March, 2014Politics
How pro-Russian forces are trying to fill the emptiness created by the fall of Yanukovych
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4 December, Volodymyr Zablotskyi,
What kind of model is needed for the de-occupation of ORDiLO?
4 December, Maksym Vikhrov,
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