History

History

Steampunk Revolution Comes To Ukrainian Comic Books

The commemoration of the centenary of the events of 1917 has been taken up in very different ways by the various post-Soviet nations. The...

Twenty Years Of Bridge-Building

Since 1997, the intellectual journal Krytyka has projected an alternate future program for Ukraine: democracy, openness, internationalism. For twenty years, The journal has been...

80 Years Of The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra

The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1937, and belongs today to the most prominent musical ensembles in Ukraine. During the Soviet era the orchestra...

The Different Ways That Christmas Is Celebrated Around Europe

  Christmas is considered to be the main holiday of the year in most Christian societies but it is celebrated in vastly different ways across...

Meir Dizengoff: The Odessan Who Built Tel Aviv

The legendary first mayor of Tel Aviv got his start in business in Odessa and France before becoming a major figure in the Zionist...

Remembering The Bloodiest Days of Ukraine’s Revolution

Four years ago today, Ukrainian special forces fired on protesters gathered on Kyiv’s Maidan nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), wounding, maiming, and killing demonstrators against President...

Vitaly Chernoivanenko On Jewish Studies In Ukraine

Vitaly Chernoivanenko is an associate professor at the Department of History at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and co-director of the M.A. program...

21st Century War: Conflict As Political Theatre

The man was as insistent as he was drunk. He leaned in; his reeking breath was repellent. “Putin he Strong, he strong!” he slurred. “Kyiv...