Across the post-Soviet space, Ukraine impresses observers as the most emancipated polity, its citizens ready to rise up for their rights against authority.

30 January 2018


Orysia Lutsevych, Manager, Ukraine Forum, Russia and Eurasia Programme


In the past 15 years alone, Ukrainians have responded twice to injustice on the part of the ruling elite with powerful protest. In 2004 they revolted against a stolen election, and in 2014 against stolen aspirations for a closer relationship with Europe.

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