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Repressions against protests April-August 2015
The report presents the systematic research of protests, repressions and concessions of protesters in Ukraine in April-August 2015 on protest activity and negative (repressive) reactions to the protests. The calculations below are valid for the territory controlled by Ukrainian government and do not include combat actions in the Donbass and all events on the territory […]
History of Ukrainian Debt Dependence Formation
In 1999 Ukrainian government debt exceed critically level of 60% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) : $15.3 Bn. In 2002 ,Ukraine refused credits from IMF. From the end of 2004 cooperation with international finance institutions was limited by consulting and technical support. New credit programs were not taken until 2008. In 2004, world leading rating […]
Recipes of curbing the crisis. Review of an international conference
On the day of October Revolution, November 7, left-wing academics and activists in Kyiv proved their ability to carry out socially critical activities of international level. The renowned Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI) has hosted researchers from Ukraine, France, Great Britain, Russia, Belgium, Germany, and Greece. The“Economic Crisis or Crisis of Neoliberalism? Alternative Development Policy for Ukraine” conference ascertained a high level of debate against the dominant ideological discourse.
Program of the Conference “Economic Crisis or Crisis of Neoliberalism? Alternative Development Policy for Ukraine”
November 7, 2015, Kyiv, Peremohy Avenue 37, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Building 1, Big Physics Auditorium
The Voice of Non-Militants: the Experience of Women from Eastern Ukraine
Nina Potarska Destroyed houses around Slavyansk. In war situations, women are pushed out of the public and into the private sphere which has long since ceased to be the place of homey home. Creator: European Commission DG ECHO. This image is licensed under Creative Commons License. Translated by Dafna Rachok In times of war, when […]
Unite or Fall: Labor Protests in Ukraine in the Face of the Crises
Ukraine is facing changes of a significant scale. Caused by external and internal factors and processes, these changes will influence the socio-economic and political reality of the majority of Ukrainians. The character and degree of the changes are yet to be defined in the political struggle inside the country. Do workers, as the biggest social class, have the potential to press for their interests in the face of a spiraling crisis?