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 Sep 15, 2021
Ukraine’s top soccer stars join the country’s Ukrainian language renaissance
By David Kirichenko
Ukraine’s national football team captain Andriy Yarmolenko recently conducted a press conference in Ukrainian, marking the latest small step forward in what is a wider renaissance of the Ukrainian language.
UkraineAlert Sep 9, 2021
Odesa’s unique place in Ukraine’s cultural evolution
By Andrew D’Anieri
Ukrainian Black Sea port city Odesa occupies a unique place in the country’s cultural evolution thanks to its unrivaled international pedigree and the limitless creative ambitions of the local cultural community.
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