Items tagged with: Ukrainian national identity

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

1917 CENTENARY: Time to remind the world of Ukraine’s first war of independence

Ukrainians should use the attention generated by this year’s 1917 anniversary to raise international awareness of the country’s early twentieth century independence bid

Monday, 02 January 2017 21:36

PHANTOM FASCIST THREAT: Support for Far Right parties actually far weaker in Ukraine than elsewhere in Europe

Russia has convinced many international observers that post-Maidan Ukraine is under the control of nationalist extremists but there is actually surprisingly little evidence to support this alarmist narrative. In reality, Far Right parties enjoy...

Thursday, 29 December 2016 00:56

Afro-Ukrainians After Euromaidan

Did Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity succeed in making national identity more ethnically inclusive?

Monday, 05 December 2016 20:55

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

EUROMAIDAN ANNIVERSARY: The importance of remembering when Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity actually began

Ukraine’s 2013-14 popular uprising has become synonymous with the European Union Association Agreement that helped spark initial protests – but the demands voiced by millions of Ukrainians focused on basic human rights not EU integration

Friday, 04 November 2016 16:26

UKRAINE AT 25: Putin makes Ukrainian Independence Day meaningful as Kremlin’s anti-Ukrainian aggression backfires

Ukrainian Independence Day used to be an ambiguous holiday but Vladimir Putin’s hybrid war has served to imbue the holiday with powerful meaning and patriotic poignancy

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:09

Icons of Ukrainian independence

Identifying the icons that reflect Ukraine's ongoing emergence as an increasingly self-confident independent nation after centuries of division, foreign rule and imperial oppression

Thursday, 18 August 2016 02:48

UKRAINE AT 25: How Vladimir Putin inadvertently strengthened Ukraine’s evolving sense of national identity

Nation building in the age of globalization: Russia's accidental but important role in the search for an inclusive sense of Ukrainian identity in the post-Soviet era

Thursday, 18 August 2016 02:24

GROYSMAN vs HROYSMAN: Spelling out Ukraine’s identity crisis - why clarity on English-language names would be good start

Ukraine could benefit from a clearer approach to English-language spellings of names and places and a little bit of consistency

Friday, 15 April 2016 22:25

Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar singer Jamala poised to embarrass Putin and bring Stalin’s crimes to Eurovision Song Contest

Song dedicated to Crimean Tatar victims of 1944 Soviet deportation challenges myth of ‘Russian Crimea’ while reminding world of often overlooked Stalin era crimes against humanity

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 01:27

THE ECONOMIST: Putin the uniter

The war has made most Ukrainians see Russians as enemies not friends as Putin succeeds where generations of Ukrainian nationalists have failed in uniting the nation

Friday, 19 June 2015 21:13

UKRAINE DENIAL: Putin's self-defeating refusal to recognise Ukrainian uniqueness

Many Russians view the Kremlin's military intervention in east Ukraine as an attempt to right an historic wrong in a country whose post-Soviet independence they still struggle to accept

 
Friday, 19 June 2015 19:59

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Business Ukraine magazine issue February 2017

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