Ukraine, Russia, and the West: A Background Reading List
Research reports and scholarly articles on the history of the Ukraine-Russia conflicts of the past and possible paths for peace.
Ukraine’s National Poet
Perhaps no other bard has captured the sentiments of Ukraine and its emigrants as fully as Taras Shevchenko.
Lesya Ukrainka: Ukraine’s Beloved Writer and Activist
“Lesya Ukrainka” was a carefully considered pseudonym for a writer who left behind a legacy of poems, plays, essays and activism for the Ukrainian language.
Lviv: Open to the World
The history of the Ukrainian city of Lviv is long, complex and mirrors some of the larger conflicts of the Eastern European region.
Chernobyl’s Control Room Is Open for Tourists
Who's up for a radioactive selfie?
The Unlikely Hippies of the USSR
On the little-known hippie youth culture of the USSR.
The Real Meaning Behind Russia’s Eurovision Controversy
The annual Eurovision contest often serves as a stage on which political tensions play out.