Ukrainska Pravda spoke to literary critic Vira Aheieva to try to grasp the nature of Russian imperialism, the role Ukraine plays in it, how generations of Ukrainians grappled with it in the 19th and 20th centuries – and how we can avoid the mistakes they made.
Azov and Azovstal, captivity, Olenivka, pre-trial detention torture, prisoners-of-war exchange and the first tiramisu once liberated – Svitlana "Gratsia" Vorova describes her 11 months of Russian captivity in an interview with Ukrainska Pravda.
Can Ukraine count on the next tranche, what is important for the IMF now, and what is wrong with the Ukrainian reforms – those are the matters the UP have discussed with the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF David Lipton.
15 September 2017, 17:43 — Sevgil Musaeva, Dmytro Denkov
Timothy Snyder is an American historian who has been researching the tragic history of the Eastern Europe for many years. Snyder diligently monitors modern day Ukraine and putinist Russia because he considers that many things which are happening here right now can repeat themselves in his native US.
1 July 2016, 11:43 — Pavel Sheremet, Pavel Sheremet
I ask the conductor: "And if there’s a fire in the cabin-you’ll open the bars for us to jump?" He replies "No, its’ easier for me to write you off, than try and sort out where you all rand off to." (ukr.)
17 June 2016, 11:35 — Oksana Kovalenko, Halyna Tytysh, UP
"The Eastern vector is interesting to the audiences. But they are interested in today’s events. Many distributors are tired of movies about WW2. They are interested in how Eastern Europe lives now" — says Marysia Nikitiuk, Ukrainian screenwriter who won Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast award during the Cannes Film Festival in May this year
Oleh Sych is CTO of Zillya! Antivirus — a Kyiv-based software company. Zillya! helped the SBU to investigate the largest and most successful hacker attack in Ukraine’s history, when Prykarpattyaoblenergo was forced to black out, leaving parts of the city of Ivano-Frankivsk and a number of towns and villages in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast without electricity days before Catholic Christmas.
7 April 2016, 18:23 — Vsevolod Nekrasov, Ekonomichna Pravda
Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015. Now she came to Kyiv to present the Ukrainian translations of her works. Svetlana’s books are the encyclopedia of the Soviet empire, a research on the ‘red man’, who suffered himself and caused others to suffer.
7 April 2016, 12:16 — Pavel Sheremet, Pavel Sheremet