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July 29, 2014

Foreign Supporters of Ukraine: Interview with Ukrainian Activist Abroad

Following the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, allegedly by Moscow-supported fighters, pro-Ukrainian activists around the world have increased their pressure on the international community to counter Russia’s proxy war against Ukraine. Protests, often organized by Ukrainian émigré communities, were held in several European and North American cities over the past several days–including Vienna, London, New York, and Berlin.

July 17, 2014

Russia, Putin Increasingly Unpopular Worldwide

Following the Russian Federation’s annexation of Crimea in March and its subsequent support for armed rebels in two of Ukraine’s eastern provinces, perceptions of both Russia’s role in international affairs and of its treatment of its own people have deteriorated significantly worldwide. According to polls conducted by the Pew Research Center, international opinions about Russia have soured and confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin has decreased. This is in sharp contrast to the opinions of the vast majority of the Russians themselves, who expressed confidence in Putin’s foreign and domestic policies.

July 15, 2014

Kyiv Museum Exhibition Features Weapons Seized from Russian Terrorists in Eastern Ukraine

The National Museum of History of the Great Patriotic War in Kyiv recently launched an exhibition of weapons that were seized from terrorists and separatists in the region of the Anti-Terrorist Operation by Ukrainian security forces. The exhibition showcases weapons and equipment used by terrorists in the cities of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk.

July 9, 2014

Support for “Slavic Union” Plummets Throughout Ukraine

As President Poroshenko’s Anti-Terrorism Operation against pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas gains traction, Ukrainian support for a union state between Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus has dropped precipitously throughout all regions of the country. According to the Ukrainian sociological organization Rating, support for a single union state with the three East Slavic nations has decreased from 42 percent in July 2012 to 18 percent in June 2014.

July 9, 2014

So Close Yet So Far: Two Sisters’ Remarkably Different Experiences in Eastern Ukraine

Anya and Dina Nosenko are both twenty-five year old natives of Dnipropetrovsk, a Russian-speaking industrial city in the steppes of southern Ukraine. They are both successful athletes. Dina currently works in Dnipropetrovsk, while Anya lives and trains in the Donbas region (only 250 kilometers east of Dnipropetrovsk). However close, their lives over the past few months could not have been more different.