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THE BOOK “Alternative Mechanisms for the Socio-Economic Development of Ukraine”
DOWNLOAD THE BOOK The study is dedicated to researching the social and economic processes happening in Ukraine and producing alternative mechanisms of government regulation of these processes. The authors focus on the search for resources for Ukraine’s economic development. In order to do that, they propose to introduce changes into the state’s tax and debt […]
Taras Shevchenko museum to open a new exhibition by Yevgenia Belorusets on workers in the war zone
Opening: 17th August 2016 at 19.00 Place: National Taras Shevchenko Museum, Kyiv Address: Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, 12. Working hours: 10:00 to 18:00 (cash desk till 17:30) TUES-SUN Exhibition runs: 18 August – 4 September 2016 On the 17th of August at 7pm, the opening will take place in the National Taras Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv of […]
The Ukrainian Left during and after the Maidan Protests
What are the current prospects and opportunities for left wing politics now in Ukraine both in the parliamentary and extra-parliamentary spheres? Are there any prospects for a ‘left turn’ in the separatist republics? What political lessons should the European and the international left draw from the political events in the Ukraine and what were their results for the local left?
The World Today: Ukrainian Complexities
Tariq Ali talks to Volodymyr Ishchenko about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, about policy, economy and the left movement.
Kiev has a nasty case of anti-communist hysteria
An anti-communist hysteria is prevailing in Kiev. After banning Soviet symbols earlier this year, a court has now outlawed the Communist party of Ukraine, preventing it from organising and taking part in elections.
Two years after Euromaidan: repression of public protest returns
During the period from April to August 2015 some positive trends regarding the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly were reversed, and now the total number of instances of repression of protests is higher than during the term of Viktor Yanukovych. This is according to the results of monitoring of protests, repressions and concessions conducted […]