Ukraine

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Maidan 2.0

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

By Mykola Riabchuk Inga kommentarer till Maidan 2.0

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 Inga kommentarer till Ulrich Seidl’s Import/Export

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 1 kommentar till Growing Radicalization in Ukrainian Politics

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 Inga kommentarer till Conceived football hooliganism

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 6 kommentarer till Corruption in the shadow of soccer tournaments

Football against Sex Tourism and Prostitution?

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

By Yuliya Yurchuk 1 kommentar till Football against Sex Tourism and Prostitution?

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 1 kommentar till LOOKING WEST AND EAST FROM STOCKHOLM

Polish-Ukrainian relations. outside the arenas

Poland has long been working to bring Ukraine closer to the EU, and vice versa. While others have become short of breath, Poland has continued to pass the ball over the border. The goal statistics have not always lived up to expectations, but the game has continued, and the long-term goal remains the same.

By Tove Stenqvist 1 kommentar till outside the arenas

Sport and Politics. An Ethical Approach

A positive effect of placing the Championships in Ukraine is that a more intense debate on the democratic deficit in Ukraine has emerged. On the other hand, this can also lead to a situation where the regime in Ukraine benefit from the Championships.

By Kutte Jönsson Inga kommentarer till An Ethical Approach

BOTH VICTIM AND PERPETRATOR Ukraine’s problematic relationship to the Holocaust

For various reasons, Ukraine’s relationship to the Holocaust and the Jews has been overshadowed by the similar, but more striking […]

By Ingmar Oldberg Inga kommentarer till Ukraine’s problematic relationship to the Holocaust