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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

UKRAINE'S MARATHON MAN DEFIES PUTIN: Vadym Sviridenko lost his limbs but now hopes to inspire fellow wounded soldiers

According to UN figures, the Russian hybrid war in eastern Ukraine has resulted around 10,000 deaths, but many more Ukrainians have been wounded in the conflict. In 2015, Vadym Sviridenko lost both his arms and legs after his convoy was...

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 21:54

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

TARAS KUZIO: Telling English-language audiences untold story of Ukraine’s independence war

New book aims to return Ukrainian narratives to the center of international debate over Putin’s hybrid war in Crimea and the Donbas

Saturday, 15 April 2017 13:24

ONLINE FUNDRAISING IN FASHION: Crowdfunding culture finds fertile ground in post-Euromaidan Ukraine

Online fundraising emerged in Ukraine before 2014 but the Euromaidan Revolution and hybrid war with Russia have provided a huge boost to the sector

Saturday, 15 April 2017 01:24

Ukraine’s First ATO Museum

Recently unveiled Dnipro museum leads the way in chronicling Ukraine’s ongoing resistance to Putin’s hybrid war

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 13:27

NATIONAL IDENTITY DEBATE: Should Kyiv embrace country's multicultural heritage or strive for a more Ukrainian Ukraine?

For the past quarter of a century, Ukraine’s post-Soviet national identity crisis has been a constant point of political contention and source of social tension. What is the best route to future national cohesion, security, and prosperity?

Monday, 20 March 2017 23:51

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Education and innovation can make Ukraine green again

Ukrainian businesses and government must work together to create environmentally sound and sustainable waste management strategy

Monday, 13 March 2017 23:44

Holodomor meets Hollywood

Blockbuster movie about 1930s Ukrainian famine draws mixed reviews but succeeds in raising international awareness of often overlooked Stalin-era genocide

Monday, 06 March 2017 21:57

UKRAINE AND ROMANIA: Different approaches to a common corruption problem

Attention-grabbing Bucharest Maidan highlighted ongoing corruption issues within the EU - but can people power protests achieve meaningful change? 

Friday, 03 March 2017 00:43

UKRAINIAN IT ACTIVISM: NGO seeks to transform Kyiv into a genuine Smart City

Ukrainian civic society initiative seeks to unite diverse existing grassroots and government efforts in order to bring Kyiv into Digital Age

Monday, 09 January 2017 15:07

UKRAINE’S TERRIBLE TIMING: Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze must promote Euro integration in a time of EU disintegration

Ukraine’s Deputy PM for European Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze finds herself battling against the currently unfavorable tides of history as her nation seeks to forge closer ties to an EU in crisis

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 01:39

REJECTING RUSSIA: How Kharkiv saved Ukraine from Putin’s partition plan in 2014

Once one of Putin’s key hybrid war objectives, the capital of east Ukraine survived the Kremlin’s insurgency attempts and is now learning to live without Russia

Monday, 02 January 2017 23:56

Taras Shevchenko in China

Ukrainian bard Taras Shevchenko unites Ukraine and China in landmark cultural exchange programme that paves way for closer bilateral ties

Monday, 02 January 2017 22:25

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