Kyiv. The Day of Tymoshenko’s Arrest. 5 August 2011

Prof. Marta Dyczok, Associate Professor, Departments of History and Political Science, University of Western Ontario Today Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was arrested. Around 4:00 PM on a Friday afternoon in the middle of summer, in a political trial that has been going on for weeks. The charismatic, photogenic leader of the 2004 Orange … Continue reading

National Peculiarities of Homophobia in Ukraine

Tamara Martsenyuk, PhD in Sociology, Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy In Ukraine lately sexual identity issue is widely used to raise questions about morality, demography, and even national threat. One of the largest fighters “for moral cleanliness of the Ukrainian society and against propaganda of perversion” is so … Continue reading

Yanukovych invites to Ukraine for sex-tourism?

By Dr. Tamara Martsenyuk, Carnegie Research Fellow, NYC; Assistant Professor, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Welcome to Ukraine: see our beautiful girls! This is the message that Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych sent to the international community at the World Economic Forum in Davos in late January. Playing off Ukraine’s promotional slogan for the EURO 2012 … Continue reading

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