Posts Tagged ‘ Berkut ’

How protest and violence in Ukraine could give way to unity

Jan 29th, 2014 | By

By Kataryna Wolczuk and Roman Wolczuk | January 28 at 10:37 am Joshua Tucker: The following is guest post from political scientists Kataryna Wolczuk (University of Birmingham, U.K.) and Roman Wolczuk (University of Wolverhampton, U.K.).  Their previous post at The Monkey Cage on the root causes of the protests can be found here. Viktor Yanukovych may just go…


Ukraine’s Revolution – Update 14 Dec 2013

Dec 15th, 2013 | By

Yesterday afternoon, for the first time since I began calling Kyiv home 12 years ago, I seriously considered evacuating my family from Ukraine’s capital. In the end, my brave wife and I decided not to leave Kyiv – we spent the afternoon today on Independence Square, and walking around the city center, observing and talking…