Although the protests of 2016 are mostly unrelated to each other and often concern internal university problems, they are a consequence of a more general phenomenon, namely the failure of the higher education reform in Ukraine.
Public disclosure of politicians’ assets is an unprecedented rejection of the Ukrainian ruling class, the scale of which we have not yet fully grasped.
A new far-right Azov party can become an important player in Ukrainian parliamentary politics, possessing a wide base of mobilized and ideologically motivated supporters.
The murder of a young girl in a Ukrainian village has led to the expulsion of local Roma families. In the aftermath, observers are asking whether Roma have a place in today’s Ukraine.
The #IAmNotAfraidToSpeak movement, which demonstrated the prevalence of rape culture in Ukraine, became one of the most notable events on the Ukrainian Internet.