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comments on the current events in Ukraine

"Euromaidan is an anti-amnesia action of a postcolonial nation aimed against a restored post-Soviet space", posts Lyudmyla Pavlyuk, professor in journalism in Ukraine.

By Lyudmyla Pavlyuk View Comments

Message from Ukraine

A message on situation in Ukraine from Ukrainian writer Yuri Andrukhovych. (translated by Vitaly Chernetsky, via Andrij Bondar)

By Yuri Andrukhovych View Comments

To Prevent the Escalation of Violence in Ukraine

Maidan 2.0. Letter from the Ukrainian PEN Club, Kyiv January 22 2014.

By Mykola Riabchuk View Comments

Maidan 2.0

Maidan 2.0. Letter from Kyiv the 10th of December 2013.

By Mykola Riabchuk View Comments

The geoaesthetics of (east) european tristesse. Ulrich Seidl’s Import/Export

Literary scholar David Williams analyzes Ulrich Seidl’s film Import/Export and criticizes Seidl for using and humiliating amateur actors with the aim of telling a story that ultimately only underscores a stereotypical image of the East: as precisely an object of pleasure for the West.

By David Williams View Comments

The 2012 Parliamentary Election in Ukraine: Growing Radicalization in Ukrainian Politics Ukraine after the Orange Revolution

The 2012 parliamentary election is an important step towards the presidential election of 2015. Certainly Victor Yanukovych plans to be reelected to a second term. His strategy for the upcoming years will be to neutralize possible competitors. It is therefore unlikely that Julia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lursenko will be freed from prison before the presidential election.

By Arseniy Svynarenko View Comments

Right wing extremism. Conceived football hooliganism

Nationalist and anti-Semitic symbols, racist statements and the making of monkey sounds when black players enter the plan are a few examples of what goes on the football fields in Ukraine and Poland. Racism and intolerance are not exclusive problems for the two countries hosting the football championships, but a shared concern for Europe.

By Ann-Cathrine Jungar View Comments

The dividend of UEFA EURO 2012: Corruption in the shadow of soccer tournaments

The UEFA EURO 2012 is big business and corruption is rampant and well entrenched in all aspects of Ukrainian political, economic and social life.

By Lars Johannsen View Comments

Football against Sex Tourism and Prostitution?

EURO 2012 makes prostitution not just a Ukrainian problem, but an European issue.

By Yuliya Yurchuk View Comments

POLITICS, CLASS AND FOOTBALL. LOOKING WEST AND EAST FROM STOCKHOLM

The host countries have a lot riding on not just their teams' performances, but also their management of the tournament.

By Nicholas Aylott View Comments