UkraineAlert Apr 18, 2022
Putin’s Generation Z: Kremlin pro-war propaganda targets young Russians
By Doug Klain
The wave of fanaticism unleashed by the invasion of Ukraine is creating a new generation of radicalized young Russians who embrace the toxic brand of militarism and extreme nationalism promoted by the Kremlin.
UkraineAlert Apr 21, 2022
Genocide in Ukraine: Putin just gave his tacit approval for more war crimes
By Peter Dickinson
By bestowing military honors on Russian soldiers accused of war crimes against Ukraine civilians, Vladimir Putin is setting the stage for further atrocities and underlining the genocidal intentions behind his invasion of Ukraine.
UkraineAlert Apr 20, 2022
UN: Ukraine refugee crisis is Europe’s biggest since WWII
By Julian Vierlinger
According to UN data, more than five million Ukrainians have now fled their homeland since the start of Russia’s invasion on February 24, representing the biggest European refugee crisis since the Second World War.
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Resilience in the face of adversity
Ukraine has moved tentatively toward an open society and market economy since independence. The country has held several democratic elections but largely failed to address state control and corruption in its economy. Since the 2014 Maidan Revolution, Ukraine has undertaken significant economic reform and moved decisively toward a Europe-focused foreign policy.
UkraineAlert Nov 11, 2021
Time to rediscover eastern Ukraine’s surprisingly cosmopolitan past
Moscow has long cultivated the myth of eastern Ukraine as an indivisible part of Russia’s ancestral heartlands but in reality the region has a surprisingly cosmopolitan past that makes a mockery of Kremlin propaganda claims.
UkraineAlert Oct 7, 2021
Ukraine seeks peace with the past
By Olesya Khromeychuk
Since becoming independent in 1991, Ukraine had been locked in relentless memory wars. Three decades on, the country may now be moving towards a new era marked by more meaningful commemoration of the troubled past.
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