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8 JunePolitics
Three years after being elected, the president faces the same problems as his predecessors
8 JunePolitics
How Ukrainian social media users react to the President
17 MarchCulture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend in March
27 June, 2016Politics
How Ukrainian politicians see the likelihood of elections in the occupied parts of Donbas
31 March, 2016Society
Patriarch Filaret of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate on church canonicity and manipulations around it, and independence of Ukrainian Church
21 October, 2015
Artist and curator on social role of artists and cultural policy
26 April, 2015World
American historian of Ukrainian descent, Rutgers University Professor on Washington's policy towards Kyiv, Ukraine's image, and the perception of Ukrainian politicians in the US
2 February, 2015Economics
If current trends in bilateral trade are maintained, by 2016 Ukraine will be ready to survive even a full-scale Russian trade blockade
9 July, 2014
To Eastern and Central Europeans, football and sports at large was a substitute for political liberty, a token of symbolic participation in European historical narrative and culture
15 June, 2014News
Andriy Deshchytsia, Ukraine’s Acting Foreign Minister, was at negotiations at the Russian Embassy today. He says Ukraine could suspend diplomatic relations with Russia, but does not specify when that could happen
10 May, 2014News
On May 9, cables were set on fire in the tunnels between the Kyiv TV tower and the building of the National TV and Radio Company of Ukraine; separatists intensified their actions in Mariupol, Ukrainian military annihilated terrorists; ex-Party of Regions MP Oleh Tsariov bailed out an arrested coordinator of pro-Russian separatists; Kharkiv refused to hold a separation referendum
6 May, 2014News
Andriy Senchenko, Acting Chief of Staff, suggested that terrorist attacks could take place on May 9 after the closed meeting of the National Security and Defence Council with chiefs of security authorities on May 6
24 April, 2014World
OSCE Secretary General talks to The Ukrainian Week about OSCE mission for the presidential election, the way the current crisis is changing the role of international organizations including the OSCE in the world, and about circumstances that would force it to revise its current toolbox
20 February, 2014News
MPs pass a resolution to stop the use force by the police in downtown Kyiv, The Ukrainian Week’s journalist reports from Parliament
20 February, 2014News
Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to send Vladimir Lukin, the Human Rights Commissioner of Russia, with a mediation mission to Ukraine, Putin’s press secretary Dmitri Peskov reports
20 February, 2014Politics
Public Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations in Ukraine issues its Statement after the bloodshed of February 18
20 February, 2014News
MPs who gathered to hold a parliament session at 3 p.m. were blocked from the Verkhovna Rada session room
20 February, 2014News
The bodies of eight people shot dead covered with blankets are on Maidan Nezalezhnosti close to the Kozatskyi hotel
19 February, 2014News
Clashes between police and protesters continue in Kyiv
19 February, 2014News
SBU, Ukraine’s security service, says that the statement of SBU Chief Oleksandr Yakymenko speaks of preparation for an “anti-terrorist operation”, not the launch of one, SBU press center clarifies
19 February, 2014News
More and more EU member-states support sanctions against Ukrainian authorities. Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk said in the Parliament that it is time to impose sanctions against Ukrainian top officials
19 February, 2014News
Acting Defence minister Pavlo Lebedev has ordered the 25th Dnipropetrovsk Airborne Brigade to head to Kyiv, ex-defence minister and opposition MP Anatoliy Hrytsenko reports on his Facebook page
19 February, 2014News
President Viktor Yanukovych threatens to put opposition leaders in jail, journalist Sviatoslav Tseholko wrote on Facebook quoting Batkivshchyna leader Arseniy Yatseniuk
18 February, 2014News
Oppositional MP Lesia Orobets’ informed that three protesters are killed after today’s clashes. Seven are seriously injured.
18 February, 2014News
Clashes between protesters and police renewed on Hrushevskoho Street in Kyiv while the protesters had been moving up to Verkhovna Rada to keep up pressure on MPs to return the Constitution of 2004.
30 January, 2014Politics
While American leadership is waking up to the political crisis in Ukraine, experts discuss gloomy scenarios for Ukraine
30 January, 2014
The title of this opinion piece does ring a bell, doesn’t it? It was Slavoj Žižek who said these words when he was asked to assess the USA and NATO bombing of Serbia during the war in the former Yugoslavia. Whereas quite a few public intellectuals and thinkers in Europe had second thoughts on NATO operations, the Slovenian philosopher didn’t bother to search for a softer phrase: “Too little and too late"
28 January, 2014
There are still many optimists who consider Yanukovych to be just a corrupt paranoid, who can be controlled by the oligarchy who are interested in accessing EU markets. Actually, Yanukovych is seeking violence as a way of pay back, revenge for his 2004 failure. He is using the whole state apparatus for this. He will keep talking about dialogue, but there are no democratic institutions for a dialogue in Ukraine as he usurped power back in 2010
28 January, 2014News
A Russia-EU summit is held in Brussels today. Ukraine will be the top priority on the agenda, Polish publication Rzeczpospolita reports
28 January, 2014News
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigns, the official website of the Government reports
26 January, 2014World
A delegation from the European Parliament will visit Ukraine on January 28–30 to examine the situation surrounding the EuroMaidan first-hand. Meetings are planned with the Ukrainian leadership, opposition representatives and,k first and foremost, with the Presidium of the EuroMaidan
23 January, 2014News
At least 42 journalists were injured in clashes with the Berkut riot police in Kyiv, the Institute of Mass Information reports based on its monitoring
23 January, 2014News
Family members recognize Maidan activist Yuriy Verbytskyi kidnapped earlier from the hospital in Kyiv along with Kyiv-based activist Ihor Lutsenko in the body found in a forest in Boryspil Raion, Hanna Hrabarska wrote on her Facebook page referring to Yuriy’s niece
22 January, 2014News
“We are shocked to hear the latest news from Ukraine about deaths of protesters,” says President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, in his statement on the recent developments in Ukraine
21 January, 2014News
Activist and Maidan leader Ihor Lutsenko disappeared this night, activist Maria Lebedeva reports on Facebook
21 January, 2014News
Representatives of the Maidan NGO were not present at the talks with National Security and Defence Council Chair Andriy Kliuyev, Advisor to President Andriy Portnov and Justice Minister Olena Lukash assigned to seek a solution to the current crisis in negotiations with the civil society and opposition by President Yanukovych, says ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko
20 January, 2014News
UDAR leader Vitaliy Klitschko is the single candidate of the resistance campaign, a post on AutoMaidan’s official Facebook account says
13 January, 2014World
Ukraine's crisis is as much an internal battle between competing identities as an external geopolitical struggle between integration and exclusion from the Western project
30 December, 2013World
Gintautas Mažeikis, a Lithuanian political scientist and professor of the Kaunas University of Technology, speaks about the uniqueness of Ukraine’s EuroMaidan
30 December, 2013News
“The Moscow deal further reduces Ukrainian room for maneuver in its foreign and internal policies. Russian loan and cheaper gas price will allow Ukrainian government to freeze major problems in Ukrainian economy until 2015 elections but it is not a support which can solve growing economic instability,” says Wojciech Kononczuk, Head of Department for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova at the OSW (Centre for Eastern Studies) think-tank, in his comment for The Ukrainian Week
25 December, 2013News
Two unidentified men attacked journalist and EuroMaidan activist Tetiana Chornovol on the night of December 24-25
23 December, 2013Culture
The revolutionary Christmas Tree on Independence Square, fairs, carols with Cossacks and festive symphonies to see and hear this season
23 December, 2013Politics
How the screws will be tightened should the EuroMaidan fail
19 December, 2013Society
Social psychologist Oleh Pokalchuk speaks about the nature of relationships between Ukrainians and the Ukrainian authorities during protests
18 December, 2013
Thus far the U.S. reaction to the Ukrainian upheaval has been subdued, as the Obama administration evidently fears alienating Russia, which it needs to pursue its Middle East policies. It is time for the White House to specify its options, as Ukraine stands on the brink of outright conflict
17 December, 2013Culture
An attempt to whitewash Art Arsenal after censorship in the previous show
17 December, 2013
The brutal truth is that public opinion in many Western countries cares little for Ukraine – and certainly not enough to risk an open confrontation with Moscow
17 December, 2013
Western diplomats have expressed “concern” over the situation in Ukraine. They “invite participants in the conflict to negotiate” but have hesitated to state a clear stance. This is not without reason
14 December, 2013News
The US Senate will consider a resolution recommending visa restrictions and freezing of assets for officials involved in the ordered violence against peaceful protesters in Ukraine
13 December, 2013News
As President Yanukovych’s team is dawdling with the solution of the political crisis in Ukraine, it is trying to get the most out of his defeat, comments Viktor Nebozhenko, President of the Ukrainian Barometer think tank
19 July, 2013Society
While Kyivites were passive in opposition protests in the spring, they could well rise in the future
18 June, 2013
Two seemingly disjointed reports came one after another: swallows’ nests were intentionally destroyed in an amusement centre and one’s of Europe’s oldest chestnut trees was cut down in downtown Kyiv. What causes such offences and why the perpetrators are not likely to be punished?
4 June, 2013News
The EU Mission in Ukraine expressed concern about the Constitutional Court’s decision to hold the city council election in Kyiv in 2015, said Press Secretary David Stulik in his comment.
1 April, 2013Politics
The Yanukovych regime is depriving Kyiv voters of their right to influence the local government through elections. This may be a test of the public and opposition reaction to a scenario whereby national presidential or parliamentary elections will be postponed or cancelled
22 February, 2013Politics
As the Kyiv mayoral and city council elections draw closer, the government is searching for political tactics to offset its poor ratings in the capital
22 January, 2013History
From the viewpoint of contemporary European ethnology, the people who inhabited Southern Rus' in the 10th through the 13th century A.D. and were governed by the principalities of Kyiv, Pereiaslav and Halych had proto-Ukrainian ethnolinguistic traits
1 August, 2012Investigation
Commercial entities linked to President Yanukovych have their eyes on yet another historical monument in Kyiv
22 June, 2012Culture
Street art becomes make-up for Ukrainian streets
3 May, 2012Investigation
Kyiv officials are fleecing small businesses
18 April, 2012Investigation
Andriyivsky Uzviz has long been a pain in the neck for Kyiv officials
17 April, 2012Politics
The mayoral election in Kyiv will be the first test to reveal the united opposition’s ability to resist the technologies that will be used by the government to ensure the necessary outcome of parliamentary and presidential elections
21 November, 2011Investigation
The new master plan for Kyiv may be a way for officials to cash in on thousands of hectares of premium land
29 September, 2011Economics
Smart dealers fleece drivers for over UAH 100 million for parking in Kyiv
2 March, 2011Investigation
We Ukrainians can be proud of ourselves: we have finally been recognized as leaders. Of course, we are leading in the field of copyright piracy — but this is still a great achievement. At least there is one place where we are not lagging behind
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