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EU MIGRATION: Ukraine is heading towards a perfect storm of demographic decline

The lure of work in the EU will add to Ukraine’s already considerable demographic difficulties as Central European countries look to replenish their own rapidly shrinking workforces

Thursday, 01 March 2018 14:42

Equality can energize the Ukrainian economy and double chances of success

Ukraine is already above global averages in terms of the gender gap but women remain underrepresented in business leadership positions

Friday, 23 February 2018 18:14

OPINION: Ukrainians must address the nation’s collective post-traumatic stress disorder

Australian Pete Shmigel argues that the suppressed traumas of distant and recent history continue to shape Ukrainian society negatively and are as big an obstacle to progress as more commonly discussed problems like corruption and the ongoing...

Friday, 16 February 2018 15:30

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Can Ukraine’s Maidan generation inspire the global community to embrace shared human values?

New international initiative seeks to mobilise spirit of Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution in drive to create UN Charter of Human Responsibilities

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:30

DAVOS 2018: Can Ukraine’s Maidan generation inspire UN Charter of Responsibilities?

Ambitious project looks to use experience of young Ukrainians as model for greater community responsibility

Thursday, 25 January 2018 13:04

Yaroslavsky’s glamorous wife joins jury for 2018 Queen of Kharkiv beauty pageant

Marina Yaroslavska is a former beauty queen and has also topped ranking of Ukrainian oligarchs’ wives

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 17:40

VISA-FREE BENEFITS: Ukraine overtakes Russia in 2018 global passport ranking

EU visa breakthrough helps Ukraine climb from 58th to 44th position in annual global Visa Restrictions Index survey of global travel freedom

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 16:06

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

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