Ukraine

There will be no winners in Ukraine if the new political leadership fails to protect the interests of all citizens

The Ukrainian Parliament has voted to remove the country’s president Viktor Yanukovych from office, with an arrest warrant also being issued over his role in the death of protesters last week. Javier Morales writes on the complexities of Ukrainian society, arguing that without acknowledging the country’s ethno-linguistic and cultural divisions we run the risk of underestimating the consequences of recent […]

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February 24th, 2014|Javier Morales, Ukraine|1 Comment|

Ukraine’s current political turmoil is rooted in the erosion of its democracy

Ukraine is in the midst of civil unrest, following protests which began after the failure to sign an Association Agreement with the EU in November. Taras Kuzio writes that the conflict stems from the persistent erosion of democracy in the country. He suggests that the current government leaders cannot salvage their political futures and, despite their best efforts, Ukraine will […]

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January 29th, 2014|Taras Kuzio, Ukraine|3 Comments|