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”



Thoughts on Putin – The Dooms Day Scenario

What does an aggressive animal backed into a corner do? Now we’re into nightmare scenario. [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]’ve spent the past week in Canada visiting my elderly parents. Other than having to deal with jet lag, I’ve also expe...

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Can Europe tolerate a neo-fascist government in Russia? – Thoughts from Kiev

“Apparently, comparisons between Putin and Hitler are not well received in western intellectual circles these days, but the fact that during the run-up to the EU Parliamentary elections, every single European extreme right party pr...

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Anti-Putin Protests in Moscow – Thoughts from Kiev

“Local protests in Moscow are nowhere near as threatening as tens of thousands of Russian troops massing along a border less than 500 km away.” [dropcap size=big]D[/dropcap]uring the past few weeks I have relaxed somewhat. Th...

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Russian T-72 Tanks Enter Ukraine – Thoughts from Kiev.

 “It seems Putin missed the adage of Marx according to which “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.” [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]n case there was still any doubt about the true nature of the war in Ukraine’s eas...

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Political Nationalism – Thoughts from Kiev

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]  want to live in Kyiv, and I want to watch the evening news without crying! I want to spend the day without news of casualties and deaths due to automatic weapon and rocket fire less than 500 km away from wh...

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Ukraine is not “on the verge of war” – open war has begun. – Thoughts from Kiev

[dropcap size=big]M[/dropcap]ay 21 was a notable date: 3 months after Yanukovych’s flight from Kyiv, exactly 90 days after the massacre of the Heaven’s Hundred, and 6 months since the first Euromaidan protest. It should have been a day t...

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