Items tagged with: Ukrainian national identity

UKRAINE AT 30: Europe's last great unfinished nation-building odyssey continues

Today’s Ukraine is increasingly democratic and European but has yet to become prosperous or live up to its huge potential

Monday, 19 July 2021 23:00

Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine obsession could plunge Europe into a major war

The Russian president’s recent essay on the "historical unity" of Russians and Ukrainians lays bare his dangerous imperial delusions and refusal to accept the loss of Ukraine

Monday, 19 July 2021 01:11

UKRAINE AT 30: Maidan’s metamorphosis is the perfect metaphor for Ukraine’s post-Soviet national coming of age

The dramatic reinvention of Kyiv's central square since 1991 as a place of genuine national importance tells the story of modern Ukraine

Monday, 29 March 2021 01:50

UKRAINE'S MEMORY WARS: What can Ukraine's experience tell us about statue-toppling and the politics of monuments?

Monuments have played a high-profile role in the memory wars at the heart of a national identity crisis that independent Ukraine has struggled with for much of the post-Soviet period

Monday, 27 July 2020 01:09

POLITICIZED POP: Exploring why nation-building Ukraine takes the annual Eurovision Song Contest so seriously

Ukraine will not participate in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest following a scandal over the Russian touring schedule of national competition winner MARUV. This is not the first time political considerations have overshadowed musical merits in...

Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:05

OPINION: Speaking the Ukrainian language in Ukraine should not be a controversial act

Ukrainian has never enjoyed greater state protection but speakers of the national language still risk encountering casual hostility from segments of modern Ukrainian society

Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:52

ORTHODOX INDEPENDENCE: Putin in panic as Ukraine prepares to break free from Russian religious dominance

The loss of Russian Orthodox authority over Ukraine would represent a geopolitical earthquake for Vladimir Putin and a huge setback for his imperial ambitions in the former Soviet space

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:11

UKRAINE WEAPONIZES COMICS: A new generation of Ukrainian superheroes joins the hybrid war against Russia

The team behind “The Will” comic book franchise aim to create an inspirational and entertaining Ukrainian alternative to the potent cultural imperialism of Vladimir Putin’s “Russian World”

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 01:43

HISTORY: The Romanian who helped lay the foundations for the modern Ukrainian state

Petro Mohyla played a crucial role in the development of Ukrainian national identity and statehood in the seventeenth century

Saturday, 09 June 2018 12:02

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

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

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

Putin accidentally united Ukraine

Russia sought to divide and conquer Ukraine in 2014 but Putin's hybrid war united the country as never before

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:04

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

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

HOW PUTIN LOST UKRAINE: The Kremlin hubris that led Russia into self-defeating Ukraine hybrid war

Russia’s imperial ambitions came undone because Vladimir Putin fatally underestimated the strength of Ukrainian national spirit

Monday, 24 April 2017 02:29

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

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

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Business Ukraine magazine issue  summer 2021

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