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Ukraine: In the Midst of War, Debate Swirls Around Soviet-Era Famine

August 13, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, Russia, anti-Semitism, UPA, Jews, World War II, Ukrainian Diaspora, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Joseph Stalin, Holodomor


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More Than a Year after Annexation, Crimean Tatars Need Allies

May 7, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych, Tatars, Crimea, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Poland, Cossacks


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Please note my recent postscript at the bottom of this article entitled "Debating Tatars and Controversial History in the Midst of War."


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Ukraine: Developing an Authentic “Counter-Culture” Will Be Difficult

April 27, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych


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Ukraine, Politics of History and Jewish Identity: A Personal Story

April 15, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, anti-Semitism, Shalom Aleichem, Pereyaslav, Kiev, Odessa, Czarist Russia


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Ukraine: What’s the Role of Religion in Post-Maidan Milieu?

March 26, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych, religion, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, anti-Semitism


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Coming of Age: Ukraine’s Maidan Student Generation Assesses Next Moves

February 5, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych, Russia, Direct Action, students, anarchists, Kiev


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Maidan One Year Later: What Happened to the Social Component?

January 28, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych


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Ukraine: Nationalist Flags, Insignia and Curious Symbolism

January 16, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych, Russia, anarchism, fascism, Svoboda, Azov Battalion, Kiev, FIFA, soccer


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In Midst of War, Ukrainian Political Left Ponders Next Moves

January 5, 2015

Tags: Ukraine, EuroMaidan, Viktor Yanukovych, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Autonomous Workers Union, Direct Action, Crimea, Donbass


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Ukraine: Still Failing on World War II

December 25, 2014

Tags: Ukraine, anti-Semitism, EuroMaidan, Cossacks, Viktor Yanukovych, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Stepan Bandera, OUN, UPA, Svoboda


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Ukraine: What is the Position of Ethnic Minorities? An Activist Speaks

December 19, 2014

Tags: Denis Pilash, Ukraine, Russia, EuroMaidan, Rusyns, Hungary, Hungarians, Jobbik, Transcarpathia


To read my interview about Transcarpathia with left-wing political activist Denis Pilash, click here.

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Note to Ukraine: Time to Reconsider Your “Cossack” Pride

November 25, 2014

Tags: Ukraine, anti-Semitism, EuroMaidan, Cossacks, Tatars, Viktor Yanukovych, Russia, Putin


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Interview: Reining in Rightwing Nationalism in Ukraine

July 21, 2014

Tags: Ukraine, Hungary, Jobbik, Russia, Stalin, Stepan Bandera, Nestor Makhno, Kiev, Petro Poroshenko


Read my interview with Ukraine expert Marko Bojcun here.

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