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Section: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA)

    Ukraine Four Years after the Euromaidan
    Nov21

    Ukraine Four Years after the Euromaidan

    It has been four years since the mass protests in Ukraine, which eventually led to regime change, began. People protested against a foreign policy shift to Russia; they were eventually beaten up by the police. As the violence escalated and protesters did not give up, despite sustaining numerous casualties, Yanukovych fled the country, and the...

    2018 Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship
    Nov17

    2018 Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship

    The Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), a partner of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, invites applications for a fellowship hosted in Odessa, Ukraine. The Fellowship is an opportunity for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of Ukraine. This fellowship is...

    Ukrainian-Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Early Soviet Union
    Nov09

    Ukrainian-Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Early Soviet Union

    In the history of Ukrainian-Jewish relations, it’s the dark moments that often dominate collective memory. Yet, throughout much of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the Russian and Soviet empires, Ukrainians and Jews had much in common that brought them together. The panelists will discuss the richness, diversity, and sheer...

    1917: The Empire’s Diverging Revolutions
    Nov07

    1917: The Empire’s Diverging Revolutions

    We have long acknowledged and taught that 1917 was not one but many revolutions, including parallel, sometimes overlapping, but often conflicting movements of soldiers, workers, peasants, white-collar workers, and other intelligentsia and social groups. But all these revolutions were refracted through national, imperial, and colonial prisms, so...

    Naftogaz, Ukraine’s Biggest Taxpayer, Faces Uncertain Future
    Nov07

    Naftogaz, Ukraine’s Biggest Taxpayer, Faces Uncertain Future

    On September 19, two members of the independent supervisory board of the state-owned Ukrainian energy giant Naftogaz made a statement in which they announced their intent to resign. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    After Ukraine’s Leap to Freedom: Hope Tethered
    Nov07

    After Ukraine’s Leap to Freedom: Hope Tethered

    Today’s post-Soviet Europe is a region characterized by unpredictable, fragile, and disruptive development. Expectations of democracy and well-being in independent Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, and Belarus have not been realized in the twenty-six years since the dissolution of the USSR. On the contrary, these states have been subjected to...

    The Language Issue in Ukraine, Again
    Nov07

    The Language Issue in Ukraine, Again

    On September 25, 2017, the Ukrainian president signed off on the Law on Education, which had been approved by the parliament twenty days before. This law, which had long been anticipated as a means of launching educational reform and somewhat prematurely praised by the U.S. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    U.S. Coal for Ukraine: Vital Necessity or Political Benefits Seeking?
    Nov07

    U.S. Coal for Ukraine: Vital Necessity or Political Benefits Seeking?

    In June 2017, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visited the United States and met U.S. president Donald Trump. After that meeting President Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would be importing anthracite from the United States. On September 13 the first shipment was delivered to Ukraine. After the start of the military conflict in Donbas in...

    Why Energy Reform in Ukraine Matters for European Regional Security
    Nov02

    Why Energy Reform in Ukraine Matters for European Regional Security

    Russia is developing new ways of delivering gas to EU. These new pipelines will decrease the importance of the Ukrainian route, resulting in a long list of losses for the country. Ukraine’s government wants to retain the country’s status as a gas transit country. However, Russia’s cooperation will be needed to continue to move...

    Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose
    Nov02

    Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose

    Relations between Ukraine and Poland today are cooling, disturbingly. The growing differences between the two neighbors do not add to the stability of the region. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

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