Publications

22.02.2019“Two Ukraines” reconsidered

On February 11, 2019, Dr. Mykola Riabchuk, Honorary President of the Ukrainian PEN Center, delivered a public lecture on “Two Ukraines” Reconsidered: What the Euromaidan and Russo-Ukrainian War Have Wrought and What They Have Not” at Harvard University. … read more

17.01.2019Learning to ‘love your enemy’ in a Soviet labor camp

Courtney Grogan

Lviv, Ukraine, Dec 20, 2018 / 11:20 am (CNA/EWTN News). – “I can honestly say that the labor camp was the best place to understand what ‘love your enemy’ really means,” said Myroslav Marynovych, … read more

14.01.2019A day in an Istrian olive grove

Andriy Lyubka

This essay was originally published in New Eastern Europe magazine. Here published upon the kind permission of the author and NEE. … read more

12.12.2018“Essay is a way of life, where culture is the foundation”: Ola Hnatiuk

This week in Kyiv starts a mini-festival “Days of Essayistic”, including a series of discussions, lectures, and the most important event in Ukrainian essayistic – the Yuriy Shevelyov Award Ceremony.  … read more

12.12.2018Oleg Sentsov awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Today, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was awarded the prestigious European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Currently serving a 20-year prison sentence in Siberia on trumped-up terrorism charges, … read more

01.12.2018Why Zakhar Prilepin was invited to Slovenia?

The column report of a Ukrainian activist in Slovenia on how the organizers of the 34th Slovenian Book Fair invited for the presentation a Russian writer, … read more

23.11.2018No end to brutal torment of Ukrainian journalist sentenced for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea

Halya Coynash

Mykola Semena. Photo: Ayshe Umerova
 
Mykola Semena is facing a long period of recuperation after an operation in occupied Crimea for a condition likely brought on by the stress of the political persecution the Ukrainian journalist has suffered since 2016. … read more

21.11.2018Amazon should stop profiting from Russian-sponsored terrorism in Donbas, Stalin and the Soviet regime

Halya Coynash

It looks disturbingly as though only money talks for Amazon, even when the money is made by promoting Russian armed, funded and manned pseudo republics waging war in Ukraine, … read more

12.11.2018“We demand that democratic heads of state and government convince Vladimir Putin to free Oleg Sentsov”: An Open Letter

Well-known directors, writers, actors, public figures from all over the world signed an open letter to the heads of state who came to Paris on the centenary of the end of the First World War.  … read more

06.10.2018New Translations of Oleg Sentsov’s Stories in German

In 2015, Kyiv publishing house “Laurus” published a collection of stories by Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who is illegally sentenced by Russian court to 20 years in a colony of strict regime. … read more

29.09.2018“The stories win people’s minds, not bullets”: Victoria Amelina’s speech about the trial of Sentsov at the 84th PEN Congress in Pune

On 27 September within the framework of the 84th PEN Congress in the Indian city of Pune the presentation of a documentary by Russian director Askold Kurov “The Trial” in honor of the case of the Ukrainian writer and film director Oleg Sentsov was held. … read more

24.09.2018Putin’s war is transforming Ukraine

Anne Applebaum

LVIV, Ukraine
When they first arrived in Lviv, a university rector told me, the students who came from Donetsk walked around in packs, … read more