• Dec 1
    NEWS | UDI Annual Meeting 2017

    On August 27th Ukraine Democracy Initiative (UDI) had its first annual meeting. Meeting took place in Austria and was attended by 14 UDI global members and Associates from Australia, Germany, Ukraine, Canada, Poland and US. The meeting was also attended by UDI advisory board in the face of Prof John Keane (Australia) and Prof. Wolfgang… Read more »

  • Dec 1
    NEWS | UDI Workshop at University of Oxford

    On 25-26th October, Ukraine Democracy Initiative in partnership with European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford and Sydney Democracy Network organised workshop “Reimagining Democracy & Diaspora: Europe and Cross-Border Politics”. The workshop took place at University of Oxford.

  • Dec 1
    INTERVIEW | Baroness Beverley Hughes about women in politics

    Baroness Beverley Hughes, a UK politician from Labour Party, was member of the British Parliament from 1997 until 2004, served Minister of State for Immigration, Citizenship and Counterterrorism, later Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families from 2005 until 2009 and since 2017 is Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester for Policing and Crime…. Read more »

  • Nov 18
    ARTICLE | ‘A horror story’: history of Chernobyl nuclear disaster wins Baillie Gifford prize

    A Harvard history professor’s “haunting” account of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which delves into the “heartbreaking stories of heroism” from the people who helped to prevent the whole of Europe from becoming uninhabitable, has won the £30,000 Baillie Gifford prize for non-fiction. The article was originally published by the Guardian. Serhii Plokhy’s Chernobyl: History… Read more »

  • Oct 27
    ARTICLE | Russia, Ukraine, and the battle for religion

    The Ukrainian church pushes for independence from Moscow. The split will undermine Putin’s vision of a ‘Russian world’ and accelerate Ukraine’s cultural separation from Russia The article was originally published at the European Council of Foreign Affairs. Independence for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has been such a long time coming, it seemed as though it would… Read more »