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Section: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA)

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate
    Feb12

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate

    Matthew Rojansky of the Kennan Institute sits down with Ksenia Sobchak, candidate for President of the Russian Federation, to discuss her trip to Washington, U.S.-Russia relations, Ukraine, her political platform and the 2018 Russian presidential election. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine

    The annexation of Crimea and subsequent armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine have radically changed the Ukrainian political landscape. In their new book Constructing a Political Nation: Ukraine in the Wake of Russian Aggression, co-authors Oleksiy Haran and Irina Bekeshkina explore how the war has changed Ukrainians’ attitudes, politics, and...

    Kennan Cable No. 30: Democracy in Ukraine: Are We There Yet?
    Jan31

    Kennan Cable No. 30: Democracy in Ukraine: Are We There Yet?

    Introduction More than a quarter century ago, the Ukrainian people made a historic choice in favor of independence, democracy, and the free market. Their vision of a fully sovereign, democratic, and prosperous state has been only partially fulfilled. While Ukraine is a clearly established polity with internationally recognized sovereignty, it is...

    Ukraine’s Disappearing Chance for Inclusive Institutions
    Jan05

    Ukraine’s Disappearing Chance for Inclusive Institutions

    Four years after the start of the Euromaidan, Ukraine still faces many difficulties, including war and a destructive political struggle. The problem most likely to produce lasting damage to the country, however, is Ukraine’s stalled effort to move toward an inclusive state. We have nearly missed our chance. …read more Source: Woodrow...

    Opportunity: Kennan Institute Research Director Position in Kyiv
    Dec21

    Opportunity: Kennan Institute Research Director Position in Kyiv

    The Kennan Institute is looking to appoint a full time Research Director for its Kyiv office to support the Institute’s research agenda in Ukraine and the broader region. The Research Director will work with the Washington, DC office to perform the following duties: …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Interpreting the Bomb:  Ownership and Deterrence in Ukraine’s Nuclear Discourse
    Dec14

    Interpreting the Bomb: Ownership and Deterrence in Ukraine’s Nuclear Discourse

    Image: The SS-18 ICBM, produced in Soviet Ukraine, on display at the Strategic Missile Forces Museum in Pervomaysk. Photo by Polina Sinovets. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    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...

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