Items tagged with: Ukrainian history

FORGOTTEN HISTORY: The untold story of how Belgium industrialized Ukraine

Recent research into the prominent Belgian role in Ukraine’s late nineteenth century industrialization is helping to debunk Communist era myths while offering encouraging context for Ukraine’s current Euro-integration ambitions and teaching a...

Saturday, 25 November 2017 20:47

1917-2017: As Ukraine marks centenary of independence struggle, Ukrainian history remains a mystery for many

The current hybrid war in eastern Ukraine is merely the latest example of Russia’s longstanding efforts to prevent the emergence of a genuinely independent Ukrainian state. Outside audiences continue to lack the historical knowledge necessary to...

Saturday, 04 November 2017 21:38

Ukraine: Post-Habsburg Nation

The Habsburg Empire experience of western Ukraine during the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries helped foster a sense of Ukrainian identity and rooted the country firmly in the European cultural universe while planting the...

Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:06

HABSBURG HERITAGE: Karl von Habsburg on the historic legacy of Ukraine’s European roots

“Future generations will realize how important the Revolution of Dignity was for the development of Europe”

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 23:27

HIPSTER HISTORY: Introducing the Steampunk Superheroes of Ukraine's Early 20th Century Independence Struggle

Authors of comic book blockbuster seek to bring epic events of 1917 Ukrainian Revolution to post-Maidan audiences

Sunday, 09 July 2017 16:21

Exploring The Ukrainian Troy

Archeological treasure trove points to Mykolaiv’s ancient origins and threatens to rewrite history books but underfunding prevents full analysis of exciting site

Sunday, 09 July 2017 00:29

BEYOND THE BOLSHEVIKS: Ukraine’s 1917 Revolution Remains Geopolitically Relevant

The centenary of Ukraine’s independence struggle has been internationally overlooked despite contemporary context as country defends itself against Vladimir Putin's ongoing hybrid war

Saturday, 08 July 2017 17:55

Russia’s historic denial of separate Ukrainian identity lies at the heart of recent librarian prosecution in Moscow

Putin's Russia has consistently promoted ideas of Ukraine as an integral part of a broader Russian world while rejecting historic notions of Ukrainian sovereignty

Saturday, 10 June 2017 16:41

DNIPRO’S EARLY EXPATS: How French, German and Belgian entrepreneurs built Ukraine’s industrial capital

Many of Ukraine’s major industrial cities have colorful international backgrounds that contradict Kremlin efforts to portray them as exclusively Russian creations of the Tsarist Empire

Sunday, 30 April 2017 02:40

Central European Superpower

For centuries much of today’s Ukraine was part of the historically overlooked but hugely important Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Former Polish Ambassador to Ukraine Henryk Litwin explores the impact of this Central European superpower on the...

Friday, 04 November 2016 19:07

MEMORY WARS: Defending post-Maidan Ukraine against charges of rewriting history

Ukrainian Security Service State Archive Director Andriy Kohut hits back at criticism over Ukraine’s handling of the painful realities of the country’s troubled totalitarian past

Saturday, 10 September 2016 16:34

THE REAL RUS: Today's foreign politicians confirm Ukraine as rightful heir to Kyiv Rus

Post-revolutionary Ukraine's decision to appoint foreigners to key positions in government offers an echo of the legendary foundation of the Kyiv Rus state following an invitation to Scandinavian tribal leaders to 'come and rule'

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:46

ANCIENT UKRAINE: Did Swedish Vikings really found Kyiv Rus?

Scandinavians closely connected to creation of medieval state centred on today’s Ukrainian capital

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 01:53

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