In Depth

Maidan has been worth it

Many Ukrainians denotes anyway Maidan movement as a success.

Re-counting “Holodomor” Losses

Any attempt to account with certitude for the number of victims of the “Holodomor” is flawed.

Russia’s aggression against Ukrainians

This was not the first time over the last few years that the subject library had been assailed by the Russian authorities. In fact over the last decade Russia under then Prime Minister and now President Vladimir Putin has not only attacked the territory of its neighbor Ukraine but has persecuted its own citizens of Ukrainian ethnicity.

Speakers at the conference

When Emotions Run Too High. The Role of the Media in the Polarization of Conflicts

It is very important from the peacebuilding point of view. When we are reporting on facts, we cannot allow for such manipulation as Andre and have demonstrated you using this is a very typical news piece about the Pope and Putin. There are lots more cases like this in Ukraine-Russia conflict and other conflicts obviously. If we stick with facts, we will win the war for objective reporting. We will sanitize the media and diminish the level of fear and panic. I think it is very important.

Mission participans in Oleksandro-Kalynove village in Djnetsk oblast, 30 km from the frontline

Donbas 2015 Mission – Monitoring of a number of cities in Eastern Ukraine

Mission objective was to identify main problems and mechanisms of functioning of authorities (both the central and lower level ones), civic groups, independent media, state controlling services, controlling services of the local authorities.

The Current State of the Tax Reform in Ukraine (updated)

If changes are adopted in rush, in order to get them effective in the beginning of 2016, this will be directly against the law. In addition to violation of the procedure the low quality of the draft legislation the result most likely will be damaging for business, and moreover the very idea of a highly needed tax reform will appear compromised.


John McCain. The United States must support Ukraine to defend its territory

It would be a stain on our honor to stand by and do nothing while a sovereign nation in the heart of Europe is torn apart by Russia’s imperial ambitions.


International conference: Information as warfare of XXI century – the experience of Ukrainian conflict of 2014/2015 for Poland and Europe

Conference targets media experts and people who are interested in current conflict in Ukraine. Objective of the conference is to share the first-hand experience of media component of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that complements the military operations. The honorary guest from Ukrainian part will be Mr. Pavlo Polianskij, vice minister of Education of Ukraine, from the Polish part Mr. Pawel Zalewski, head of the Polish-Ukrainian Partnership Forum.

R.I.P. Daniel Dydyk, 15, of #Kharkiv #Ukraine — victim of Russian terror

Daniel Dydyk, who suffered brain injuries during the February 22 terrorist bombing of a peaceful march in Kharkiv, Ukraine, died on February 23. His recent photo appears above. Daniyl (also known as Danya) was 15 years old. “He studied at a school for gifted children. He was fond of judo and he was a football fan,” said…

R.I.P. Igor Tolmachev — physicist, Euromaidan activist, killed by Russia-backed terrorists

IGOR TOLMACHEV (Игорь Толмачев) was a physicist. He was one of the coordinators of Kharkiv Euromaidan a year ago, when Ukrainians stood their ground in defense of democracy and rule of law, protested against government corruption and demanded closer integration of Ukraine with the European Union. Russia-backed terrorists killed Igor Tolmachev today. He died as…

“Killed by Russian invaders”: Worldwide action. February 07-08. Join to stop the war!

Friends! Organizer of similar action in Kiev Eugene Chebotarev and not indifferent people of Kiev appeal to all Ukrainian abroad. We urge the Ukrainian diasporas and all over the world this weekend – 7 and 8 February – carry out the installation of crosses with the names of those killed in eastern Ukraine in front of the russian embassy’s and consulates all around the world.

Who and why is writing off Ukraine?

I am not military expert and I never pretended to be one. It is however at least short sighted, if not ignorant, to observe war situation only from the military perspective. There are many other important areas, like diplomacy or economy, that can have just as strong impact on the final outcome of the conflict.…

Reply to article “Why Ukraine is losing”

Tudjman was criticised for not providing enough help to embattled Vukovar. Response to article Why Ukraine is losing. by Marko Pinteric Author correctly points to many similarities between Croatian war of independence and Russia aggression against Ukraine. However, many conclusions based on similarities are either far fetched or premature. As of military tactics, both Milosevic…

18 January 2015, The London Ukrainian Community held a protest against Russian terrorism at the Russian Embassy in London.

The Ukrainian community in London joined by representatives from Poland, Belarus, Georgia, Lithuania, Syria and the UK appealed to the world demanding them not to tolerate terrorist acts against Ukrainian civilians by the Kremlin-backed militants.