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10/19/2017 - 10:51

On the quasi-congress of “pseudo-Ukrainian diaspora”

In 2017, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) celebrates its 50th anniversary. A whole series of events is planned on this occasion, and some of them have already taken place around the world. In...
10/12/2017 - 12:21

A republic or a hetmanate – 2

In the first part of his interview (Issue № 59, October 5, 2017), Professor Yurii TERESHCHENKO, a well-known historian, Doctor of Sciences (History), one of the contributors to the Den...
10/09/2017 - 16:43

“It is not generations but values that matter”

The well-known historian Yaroslav Hrytsak recently made a splash with his provocative statement that the generation of the 1980s and 1990s was “beautiful, noisy but impotent.” The full...
10/05/2017 - 11:38

A republic or a hetmanate?

“Kings, Princes, Hetmans,” a fundamental article by the well-known historian, Doctor of Sciences (History), Professor Yurii Tereshchenko, is a gem in the Den Library’s new...
10/03/2017 - 11:22

Against violence and in favor of dialog

The past weekend, the Catalonia independence referendum was the most discussed topic in the world. Spanish authorities were desperately trying to prevent the plebiscite from going forward: according...
09/28/2017 - 10:16

One is reminded of 1937...

Dr. Serhii Hrushevsky, history lecturer with the Donetsk Institute of Public Education [sic], was shot by an NKVD firing squad in Sandarmokh, a ravine in Karelia, in November 1937. He was...
09/26/2017 - 11:22

THE CROWN OF HISTORY is being won today

The Lviv Publishers’ Forum offered incontrovertible evidence that The Crown, or Heritage of the Rus’ Kingdom, the latest addition to Den’s Library series, began to actively push its...
09/26/2017 - 11:16

In pursuit of global trends

Fluent English in conversations, businesslike affability, and serious negotiations – it is all about the Kyiv Media Week. The halls are overcrowded, and representatives of various...
09/21/2017 - 10:35

Remembering Ivan Mazepa

Ukrainian history has been rewritten a hundred times, so that some facts, figures, and events have been lost in the process. Those that have survived are mostly distorted by censorship and propaganda...
09/19/2017 - 09:38

“Ukrainian Women in the GULAG: to Survive Means to Win”

The repressive system, of which the GULAG was the embodiment, was intended to punish and reeducate those who dared resist the Soviet regime. A lot of Ukrainian women also shared the destiny of...
09/13/2017 - 16:56

How is the West going to counter Russia?

Richard Weitz, senior fellow and director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, expert at Wikistrat, and senior fellow at the Center for a New American...
09/12/2017 - 11:16

“I will never forget that September 11”

Yesterday, the US observed the National Day of Service and Remembrance in memory of those who perished during the terrorist attack in New York.Let us recall that 16 years ago, al-Qaeda captured...
09/06/2017 - 17:27

“When people know their history, no one can ever steal it”

Recently in the subway and on citylight boxes in Kyiv one can see adverts of a website called Violity. Banners showing Ukrainian coins of the early 1990s, Soviet-time toys etc. urge to join the...
09/05/2017 - 11:40

Erased history

“They have gathered at the gate – how do you call them? – the people!” This phrase of the Russian actor and poet Leonid Filatov comes to one’s mind when the...
08/31/2017 - 09:13

Freedom… at the saber’s point

Te well-known Ukrainian fencer Olha KHARLAN won an exclusive distinction from the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Ukraine the other day – she was pronounced the Best Athlete of the...

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