Volodymyr Ishchenko How significant was the participation of the far right in Maidan? Unfortunately, this question quickly falls victim to extreme politicization due to two phenomena: first, active propaganda aimed at discrediting Maidan by its opponents, including the Russian media, and second, by whitewashing attempts by Maidan’s (left-)liberal or moderate nationalist supporters. Despite the hot […]
Ukrainian Center for Social and Labor Research have been monitoring media reports of the protests in the separatist-held eastern regions of Ukraine since August 2014. For the moment, 15 protests against Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have been recorded, with the number of protests increased in September as compared to August. This increase may have been caused […]
Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the Ukrainian civil war has led to popular mobilization around anti-Russian nationalism instead of the major socioeconomic issues facing the country. Transcript ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore.It’s been about three weeks since Ukraine, Russia, and rebels in East Ukraine agreed to […]
Volodymyr Ishchenko’s talk about Ukrainian left during Maidan and after, torn between competing nationalisms and imperialisms at Marxism Festival 2015 in London.