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18 AugustCulture
A creator the President collar and the author of pieces for the British Crown and the Royal Family of Serbia about the past and present of enamel painting
17 MarchCulture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend in March
3 MarchCulture
The life and inspiration of Oleksandra Ekster
2 FebruaryPolitics
What’s the purpose behind the new party of Vadym Rabinovych and Yevhen Murayev?
26 JanuaryWorld
In 2017, Ukraine will be a major test of conscience that will force democratic countries to an uneasy choice among values
18 November, 2016Society
A new book analyzes the revolution through the artists' eyes
19 October, 2016Politics
How generations shift in the electoral field of the former Party of Regions clans
19 October, 2016Politics
What the self-proclaimed democratic opposition to the current government wants and can achieve
30 August, 2016World
What shapes Georgia’s foreign policy and perceptions of its course domestically?
23 August, 2016History
The 1920s’ Avant-garde school of artists was ultimately destroyed as class enemies—for hooliganism and pornography
11 August, 2016Politics
High-profile arrests have been expected for a very long time. For over two years now, Ukrainians have been demanding punishment for those in power who were guilty of escalating events on the Maidan and then the war in Donbas. The question “Why aren’t the Regionals being punished?” is hotter than ever, and it’s only recently that the Prosecutor General’s Office has tried to answer it. Now Oleksandr Yefremov, ex-Head of Luhansk Oblast State Administration, then First Deputy Head of the Party of Regions and generally one of the more odious ex-Regionals, is sitting in jail awaiting trial
19 July, 2016Politics
The prospects of two young liberal parties
19 July, 2016Politics
The Ukrainian Week looks at the new parties emerging in the country
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
20 June, 2016Politics
The main conclusion that can be drawn from the appearance of part of the black cash register in the press is that the Yanukovych regime, which considered itself legitimate, really never was
11 April, 2016Politics
A crisis of relations in the victorious team blows up into a real fratricidal war and ends with some of them fraternizing with the one-time enemy. Just over 10 years ago, the country lived through a similar story
31 March, 2016
Born on September 11, 1935, the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is one of the most illustrious creators of contemporary academic music
16 February, 2016World
Experts on how they see Europe coming out of the current crises
23 December, 2015Culture
The life and death of Mike Johansen, Ukraine’s pioneer of magic realism
17 December, 2015
The leader of the Democratic Alliance party the results of the local elections, the prospects of small parties and the chances of consolidating new political forces as a counterweight to oligarchic political clubs
16 December, 2015
The most important challenges are to lay genuinely strong and stable political foundations so that Ukraine never swerves away from its European course of reform regardless of any political uncertainties future elections may bring
20 November, 2015
Power of the People leader on how to win an election without serious cash
20 November, 2015Politics
Analysis of elections in Eastern Ukraine: old and new parties
21 October, 2015
Artist and curator on social role of artists and cultural policy
13 October, 2015Politics
The Party of the Regions supposedly no longer exists in current Ukrainian politics, but it’s sent several columns out to the local elections
9 October, 2015Politics
Despite its patriotism, Dnipropetrovsk region remains a stronghold of the Party of Regions and oligarchs
14 July, 2015Politics
In an exclusive interview with The Ukrainian Week, the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NAB) spoke about fighting corruption in the judiciary, the creation of a “corruption registry”, and its regional management of anti-corruption efforts. Interviewed by Tetiana Omelchenko
9 July, 2015World
Magna Carta as foundation of human rights
18 May, 2015Politics
How and when are Ukraine’s reactionary forces most likely to strike back
18 May, 2015Economics
Cutting access to their financial resources is the most effective way to leave the representatives of the old regime with no chance for comeback
20 February, 2015Culture
Argentinean Tango,Nils Petter Molvaer, Oscar Shorts nights and more...
3 February, 2015Society
Donetsk separatism only truly became a noticeable problem in 2014. Until then, almost no one believed that it existed.
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
31 December, 2014
It is necessary to use culture to cure our heads. Only after that should the economy be remedied with a sound mind
23 October, 2014Politics
The parliamentary election may bring only few “new faces” to parliament
23 October, 2014Politics
The electoral fiasco of the Communist Party in Ukraine does not mean less demand for social populism. It only brings to the political arena new players that are better fits for the new structure of Ukrainian society
3 October, 2014Culture
The Tribe, a new film by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, silently speaks for the teenagers who cannot speak
15 September, 2014History
Historian Stanislav Kulchytsky speaks to The Ukrainian Week about why the Kremlin needs Ukraine, what threat the annexation of Crimea poses for Russia, what the essence of the problem in Ukrainian-Russian relations is, and how the political Ukrainian nation is emerging
30 June, 2014Politics
What the new President should start with to meet expectations of his voters
11 June, 2014World
EBRD priorities are gradually shifting away from Russia. The investor is setting sights on Ukraine and has already renewed public sector lending
9 June, 2014Society
Without grassroots organization and political parties funded by membership dues, Ukrainians will find themselves disappointed once again by self-serving political leaders. Even worse, the country could face further degradation or loss of sovereignty
9 June, 2014Culture
Street Food Festival, Tori Amos, Leopolis Grand Prix 2014 and more ...
27 May, 2014Culture
Street artist #Sociopath talks about social art
19 May, 2014Culture
Photographs of the French photojournalist Eric Bouvet,the magnetic sound of Pianoboy and Children’s Film Festival
24 April, 2014World
The “referendum” in Crimea revealed Vladimir Putin’s partners in the EU. Most are minority radical parties which, according to his design, have to undermine the EU’s already quite unwieldy system from the inside with Moscow’s support
3 April, 2014Culture
“People often come to museums in the Netherlands. Just to hide away from the rain,” Yulia Lytvynets, Chief Custodian of Ukraine’s National Art Museum, says. The recent revolutionary events changed the angle from which her museum’s staff approached preserving the collection and the museum building and building horizontal relationships between museums and individuals.
2 April, 2014Culture
Renowned gallery-owner and musician talks about on ways to prevent people turning into titushkas, consolidation of artists and futility of fascist methods in culture.
29 March, 2014Culture
Film festivals, Nino Katamadze and ballet-fairy tale.
18 March, 2014
The rapid collapse of the Party of Regions left its orphaned electorate feeling betrayed amidst a political vacuum
8 March, 2014Culture
Jose Luis Merlin, DakhaBrakha and Unity International Jazz Festival
17 February, 2014Politics
The Ukrainian Week talks with Andriy Kurkov, Ukraine’s most translated contemporary Russian-speaking author, about the essence and tempo of social changes, the Russian language and Russian presence in Ukraine.
3 February, 2014
What is happening in Ukraine is a direct reaction to the lack of consideration of the authorities for the aspirations of its citizens to be part of Europe and to live in a country governed in accordance with democratic principles and respect for human rights
28 January, 2014
The EuroMaidan began as a protest against President Yanukovych’s decision to disrupt the Association Agreement with the EU. Over the past two months, it has escalated into resistance to the government and President Yanukovych himself
20 January, 2014News
“The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum calls upon the European Union to cease all financial assistance to the government of Ukraine, and to impose a travel ban on all 239 Ukrainian MPs who voted on 16 January 2014 for authoritarian new laws,” the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s Statement on repressive laws in Ukraine and Azerbaijan claims.
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
26 December, 2013News
Ukrainian opposition MP appeals to foreign businessmen and bankers not to cooperate with the "politicians and businessmen" from the "Party of Regions".
19 December, 2013
The EU should apply a softer and wiser approach to Ukrainian society in terms of freedom of movement. No Ukrainian citizen should feel a poor cousin in EU countries
17 December, 2013Culture
An attempt to whitewash Art Arsenal after censorship in the previous show
30 November, 2013News
MP Davyd Zvhania files notice to leave the Party of Regions, his press service reports.
24 November, 2013Culture
Contemporary art from young Ukrainians and a history of escape from the 20th-century avant-garde Odesa-based painters
23 November, 2013News
The statement of the Ukrainian government on suspension of preparations for the Association Agreement will have broad impact on Ukraine, but also on those that support European integration in other Eastern Partnership countries, says Amanda Paul, a Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels, in her commentary to The Ukrainian Week
20 November, 2013Culture
B-movie director Roger Corman talks about dealing with viewer's unconscious mind, new facilities for cinematography and resistance in human nature
6 November, 2013World
Ilham Aliyev’s victory in the October 9 show election signals that the regime in Baku pushes Azerbaijan further into the authoritarian abyss with silent consent from the West
4 November, 2013News
Compared to previous EU policies, the EaP toolbox has greater potential to introduce and stimulate domestic reforms in the region. However, the EU's toolbox suffers from major weaknesses, resulting in a series of gaps with partner countries, a senior research fellow at the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) Laure Delcour and reader in Politics and International Studies at the University of Birmingham Kataryna Wolczuk in their paper for European Policy Center admit.
21 October, 2013Economics
While tycoons pay most of their taxes offshore, the budget crisis is escalating along with increasing tax pressure on non-oligarch businesses
20 October, 2013Culture
Norwegian pianist Bugge Wesseltoft combines grand piano and electronic effects at a concert in Kyiv
18 October, 2013Culture
Festival of overtone music,exclusive handmade doll show, Brazilian bossa nova and Industrial Eden
17 October, 2013News
Polish quarterly journal of Central and Eastern European Affairs The New Eastern Europe conducted a survey with ten experts from across Europe about the progress of the Eastern Partnership countries on their way to EU.
16 October, 2013Culture
Virlana Tkacz, an American theatre director with Ukrainian roots, talks about experimental and accessible theatre, culture on the edge, and the struggle to build an audience
10 October, 2013News
When it comes to culture venues, Ukraine is garish, but the signs of new “alternative” culture like Gogol’fest festival start to appear, The Economist reports
7 October, 2013Society
The stereotypical image of Odesa Oblast as a pro-Russian region and mainstay of the Party of Regions turns out to be far from reality
5 October, 2013Culture
The first two weeks of October offer a look at the life of a great film director, an alternative portrait of the Soviet 1970s from underground artists, a festival of new German movies and plenty of great music
3 October, 2013Culture
How Leopold von Sacher-Masoch went from writer to masochist
27 September, 2013News
Washington "should not countenance" an apparent increase in Russian pressure on its neighbors as they seek closer ties with the European Union, Eliot Engel, New York's top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said in an interview with RFE/RL.
24 September, 2013
Laurent Bouvet talks to The Ukrainian Week about the crisis of modern left-wing parties in Europe before his lecture at the Ye Bookstore
24 September, 2013Politics
As the November Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius draws closer, doubts fade that Kyiv and Brussels will sign the Association Agreement. How they see its implementation, is the question
22 September, 2013Navigator
German Realism, Ukrainian jazz and Manhattan films - see what The Ukrainian Week recommends visiting this week
22 September, 2013Culture
An intimate story of a solitary traveler from Gogol Bordello
20 September, 2013
16 September, 2013Culture
DakhaBrakha’s lead singer Marko Halanevych talks about music tastes in Ukraine and post-modernist folklore
13 September, 2013News
Former co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for Ukraine Hanne Severinsen says that Russia should respect the free choice of the countries of Eastern partnership and therefore considers EU-resolution which was adopted yesterday as highly on time.
11 September, 2013News
In his report published at the Lithuania Tribune, Gediminas Kirkilas, Vice-Speaker of the Lithuanian’s Seimas and the Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, analyzes the Eastern Partnership dilemma between the EU and Russia
8 September, 2013Culture
Good read, jazz and indie arts: The Ukrainian Week invites you to the annual book forum in Lviv, jazz festival in Crimea, Gogolfest in Kyiv and more interesting places to visit this month
8 September, 2013Culture
Dramatic vocals, acoustic guitars and synthetic retro bass - Ukrainian pop-rock band Lama released its third album
6 September, 2013Politics
Since coming to power, the Party of Regions and Viktor Yanukovych, have consistently ignored the rights and interests of local governments that they said they would defend
19 August, 2013Culture
Jean-Claude Marcadé speaks about the obstacles keeping 20th-century Ukrainian avant-garde art from gaining worldwide renown
18 August, 2013Culture
Theatre, Music and Film Theatre reveals theatre and film life in the 20th-century Ukraine. Plus, a selection of events to see this month
2 August, 2013Culture
Censorship at the Great and Grand show at Art Arsenal
24 July, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of art shows, film festivals and concerts to visit this month
23 July, 2013Culture
10 feature films here and coming soon
8 July, 2013
Creeping authoritarianism and state-engineered Islamization can estrange Turkey from its Western neighbors and embroil it even more closely in the turmoil in the Middle East
4 July, 2013News
The Eastern Partnership was a “model of EU integration without membership” but that it needed success stories in order to have a future, said Laurynas Kasčiūnas, an analyst at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre in Vilnius
2 July, 2013News
A series of sex- and-bribery scandals in the new EU states is clouding the EU’s progress in Eastern Europe, reports GlobalPost
2 July, 2013Culture
Photographer Roman Pyatkovka talks about conservative Kyiv, the balance of social and personal in his work and the new wave of contemporary Ukrainian photography
3 June, 2013
Words tend to fade when used too often. Just look at the names Auschwitz and GULAG: They’ve become cliché now, and give us goose bumps no longer.
3 June, 2013News
On June 2, 2013, 117 villages and towns throughout Ukraine held early mayor elections. Candidates nominated and supported by the Party of Regions won the elections in six bigger towns in Crimea, Zakarpattia, Kyiv, Luhansk, Mykolayiv and Chernivtsi Oblasts, the party’s press-service reports. Overall, 101 out of 117 newly elected village and town mayors are Party of Regions’ members.
20 May, 2013News
Ukraine’s opposition has major flaws and should make itself worthy of support, but democratically minded Ukrainians should prefer an adrift opposition to the authoritarian alternative, Alexander Motyl, American historian and professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, notes in his blog on The World Affairs Journal.
14 May, 2013News
If used cleverly holding of referendum in Ukraine could actually hasten the Party of Regions disappearance from Ukrainian politics, Alexander Motyl, American historian and professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, writes in his blog on The World Affairs Journal.
30 April, 2013Culture
Paradoxically, Yanukovych's rule is to awaken Ukrainian civil society and sharpen its sensitivity in seeing a departure for the opposite
24 April, 2013News
The Regionnaires have lost their constituency and, thus, the battle for the future. They know they’re in trouble and they don’t know what to do about it. Writes Alexander Motyl in his Blog in Word Affairs
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