Mychailo Wynnyckyj
Mychailo Wynnyckyj is a PhD, the University of Cambridge (UK). Mychailo Wynnyckyj is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School and National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”

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The Coming Autumn Heat

The last few days have been emotional. On Wednesday Nadia Savchenko arrived in Kyiv to a hero’s welcome, and a plethora of speculation as to her impact on Ukraine’s political scene. Her speech at Boryspil airport was uncompromising; her ...

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Thoughts from Kyiv – In the wake of Paris bombings, shelling in the Donbas resumes

This week the world mourns the victims of the IS (“Islamic State”) attacks on Paris. Meanwhile, seemingly as proof of the degree to which Ukraine is peripheral to global public opinion, the resurgent conflict in Ukraine’s Donbas goes unn...

by Mychailo Wynnyckyj

Crimea: The Road to the Homeland. "The Putimentary"

Crimea: The Road to the Homeland. “The Putimentary”

March 16 was a turning point. On this day, Putin came out of hiding – both literally and figuratively. In the literal sense, Putin’s 11 day absence from public view ended during a press conference with the President of Kyrgyzstan. Althou...

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Towards a proactive Russia policy: What constitutes checkmate?

Towards a proactive Russia policy: What constitutes checkmate?

Geopolitics is not chess, but the analogy works. Vladimir Putin has been playing this game with his closest neighbours (Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan) for many years, but recently it seems, the West has finally engaged (much to t...

by Mychailo Wynnyckyj

Ukraine’s revolution continues - Thought's from Kiev

Ukraine’s revolution continues – Thought’s from Kiev

The problem with revolutionary times (and in case anyone was in doubt – Ukraine’s revolution continues) is that so many things happen simultaneously that it sometimes can be extremely difficult to keep track. Normally, to understan...

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Is Europe about to decide Ukraine’s fate over the heads of the Ukrainians?

Social networks and the global media are buzzing: what’s the plan? Are the Europeans about to decide Ukraine’s fate over the heads of the Ukrainians? And most importantly, why now? Yesterday and today Ukrainian public opinion is split be...

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