Inching toward Europe

Marusya Bociurkiw, Rabble: Meet the new Ukraine: Feminist and LGBT activists building civil society


William Risch, Moscow Times: Fear and Loathing Rule Eastern Ukraine

Marta Dyczok, Public Radio Ukraine: Past Reaching into the Present

Alexander Motyl, blog: How Putin lost Ukraine

Oleksansdr Pankieiev, blog: Euromaidan – Revolution of Selfless, Generous, and Fearless Ordinary People

Lucan Way, The Walrus: Putin’s Move – the collapse of Ukraine’s Faustian bargain

Sean Guillory, blog: Ukraine’s refugees

Olexiy Haran, quoted in Al Jazeera: Ukraine’s oligarchs remain influential as ever

Vera Miranova & Maria Snegovaya, New Republic: Putin Is Behaving in Ukraine Like Milosevic Did in Serbia

Julia Ioffe, New Republic: My Mind-Melting Week on the Battlefields of Ukraine

Carl Schreck, RFE/RL: New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy

James Kirchick, The Daily Beast: Meet the Anti-Semites, Truthers, and Alaska Pol at D.C.’s Pro-Putin Soiree

Halya Coynash, Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group:

Paul Goble, blog:

Fight for Eastern Ukraine intensifies

Alexander Motyl, blog: The end of the Donbas?

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Marta Dyczok:

Taras Kuzio, Open Democracy: Ukraine’s blackmail system

Mychailo Wynnyckyj, blog:

David Marples, blog: “King Coal” and the future of the Ukrainian Donbas

Anders Aslund, blog: Ukraine should insist on a viable gas agreement with Russia

Olexiy Haran, quoted in LA Times: 49 die as pro-Russia rebels down Ukraine army plane

Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Europe: Completing Ukraine’s revolution

Steven Beller & Ian Reifowitz, History News Network: The bright spot in the Ukraine crisis that nobody’s noticed

Dmitry Volchek, RFE/RL: “Luhansk will never be the same again” In Kyiv, a blogger reflects on his native city

Peter Pomerantsev, The Atlantic: Can Ukraine win its information war with Russia? 

Halya Coynash, Kharkiv Human Rights Group:

Paul Goble, blog:


What’s next for Ukraine?

Marta Dyczok, Hromadske Radio: Ukraine-Canada, a new phase

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William Risch, Georgia College Radio: Georgia College Professor Sees Ukrainian Crisis Firsthand

Serhiy Kudelia, Washington Post: Ukraine’s 2014 presidential election result is unlikely to be repeated

Alexander Motyl, blog: Enough false rhetoric from Putin

Olexiy Haran, NPR: Ukraine’s new president vows not to give up Crimea

Chrystia Freeland, Politico: Ukraine’s search for an honest thief

Marcela Escobari, Boston Globe: Ukraine’s real problem, in four graphs 

Damian Kolodiy, Huffington Post: Crises in Ukraine, the long view

Various sources, Voices of Ukraine: Donbas has always been Ukraine: the Holodomor and Russification legacies

Piotr H. Kosicki & Oksana Nesterenko, The New Republic: Eastern Ukraine has been a mafia state for years. Can Kiev break the cycle of violence? 

Sean Guillory, blog: Israelis in the Donetsk People’s Republic?

Robert Coalson, RFE/RL: Berlin, Moscow, and war guilt: why Germany accommodates Russia

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Paul Goble, blog:

Petro Poroshenko wins presidency

Please help distribute to media:Statement of concerned scholars on the current predicament of the Crimean Tatars

Marta Dyczok:


Serhy Yekelchyk, OUP blog: History strikes back – Ukraine’s past and the current crisis

Nadiya Kravets, interview with RIA Novosti: Ukraine’s next president to face overwhelming task of comprehensive reform

Alexander Motyl, blog: Ukraine’s election exposes Putin’s lies

Volodymyr Kravchenko, CURF: Experts on Ukraine – All hands on deck! (Response to V. Goldstein “Why everything you’ve read about Ukraine is wrong”)

Bohdan Nahaylo, CURF: Ukraine’s presidential election hopes and blues

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Paul Roderick Gregory, Forbes: Poroshenko elected Ukraine president; Putin dodges promise to “respect” results

Nadia Diuk, US News & World Report: Ukraine is ready for a Poroshenko presidency

Taras Kuzio, Financial Times blog: Ukraine is moving overwhelmingly for Europe

Timothy Snyder:

Julia Ioffe, New Republic: Putin stirred up Donetsk, now he’s leaving its people high and dry

Paul Goble, blog: