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U.N. report highlights deaths and humanitarian crisis in forgotten Donbas war

Daily fighting continues in Europe's only war but the Kremlin-led conflict is no longer on the international radar despite a rising humanitarian crisis

Saturday, 09 December 2017 15:20

How Putin Lost Young Ukraine

Defecting from the "Russian World": New nationwide survey demonstrates how emerging generation of Ukrainians embrace European integration and see Russia as aggressor while blaming Kremlin for war

Saturday, 09 December 2017 12:45

SOCIETY: Time for Ukraine to invest in the education of the country’s Roma youth

Uzhhorod region leads the way in getting more Roma children to enroll at Ukrainian schools

Sunday, 03 December 2017 16:43

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

BRAIN DRAIN: How Irish experience can help Ukraine address demographic dilemma

Ukraine can potentially benefit from Ireland’s successful diaspora engagement initiatives and FDI attraction efforts

Saturday, 25 November 2017 18:58

HISTORY: Kharkiv honors 19th century Ukrainian academic Petro Gulak-Artemovskiy

Local business leader Oleksandr Yaroslavsky finances monument to key figure in Kharkiv’s nineteenth century evolution as a center of Ukrainian literature and national identity

Friday, 17 November 2017 23:31

HISTORY: Remembering the Belgian WWI soldiers caught up in revolutionary Ukraine

The unlikely epic of the WWI Belgian troops who witnessed Ukraine’s early twentieth century independence bid as they fled the Bolsheviks and the chaos of the collapsing Russian Empire

Sunday, 12 November 2017 00:24

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY: Kyiv prepares to launch Ukrainian Institute in bid to boost country’s weak international profile

Independent Ukraine neglected its international image for decades. The country’s Foreign Ministry hopes a new cultural outreach initiative can help to reverse this trend

Sunday, 17 September 2017 00:10

CALAMITY KYIV? The Economist sparks outcry by placing the Ukrainian capital among world’s bottom ten least livable cities

Authoritative annual global city ranking accused of absurdity for ranking Kyiv alongside Damascus, Tripoli and Lagos 

Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:23

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

GENDER ISSUES: Kharkiv hosts Global Gender Forum on Ukrainian equality challenges

Ukrainian women's rights in focus at inaugural international event hosted at Oleksandr Yaroslavsky's Premier Palace Hotel in Kharkiv

Friday, 07 July 2017 15:18

Brand Ukraine Eurovision Boost

Kyiv’s successful hosting of the 2017 song contest had a positive impact on perceptions of Ukraine and demonstrated how public diplomacy can help to counter negative impressions about Europe’s largest and least understood country

Sunday, 18 June 2017 00:30

ALL ROADS LEAD TO KYIV: It's time for isolated Ukrainians to bridge regional divides and discover the rest of Ukraine

New survey finds that most Ukrainians have never explored different regions of their own country

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:40

Ukraine's Negativity Addiction

Ukraine’s dominant culture of cynicism blinds the country to positive perspectives and serves as a self-fulfilling prophesy of failure

Sunday, 11 June 2017 11:12

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

UKRAINE’S BEST REFORM? Ombudsman Council succeeds in building bridges between business and government

Independent advisory body plans to expand after winning plaudits during impressive first two years

Sunday, 21 May 2017 00:27

Russian language in Ukraine

Russian-speaking Ukrainians have played a key role in defending the country against Russian aggression but the ongoing conflict with the Kremlin continues to cast a long shadow over the future of the Russian language in post-Euromaidan...

Thursday, 11 May 2017 23:14

UKRAINE’S DECENTRALIZATION DIVIDEND: Signs of regional reform progress despite widespread frustrations at the national level

IRI 2017 survey results: positive local reform indicators stand in sharp contrast to prevailing national mood of pessimism over the slow pace of central government progress in the fight against corruption

Thursday, 11 May 2017 22:12

INTERNATIONAL IMAGE ISSUES: How to boost Brand Ukraine in five simple steps

Ukraine’s low international profile hurts the country’s economy and undermines its diplomacy. It is high time to start focusing attention on improving outside perceptions of Brand Ukraine

Monday, 17 April 2017 19:40

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