The Maidan Revolution in Ukraine

David R. Marples • Jul 1 2020 • Articles

The reports from Ukraine made International headlines and the actions in Maidan were visible live on social media. Before long, it was hard to discern truth from fiction.

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Jean-Marie Chenou • Nov 22 2018 • Articles

Social media are used by authoritarian regimes and tyrants – and as instruments of resistance. In both cases, they participate in the redefinition of the world order.

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

David R. Marples • Jul 23 2017 • Articles

The West is simply unable to predict Vladimir Putin’s next move and NATO is belatedly bolstering its position in the eastern borderland member states.

Igor Strelkov: Moscow Agent or Military Romantic?

David R. Marples • Jul 22 2017 • Articles

The Ukrainian Security Service insists that Strelkov took his orders directly from Moscow. But how true is this? Who is Strelkov and what is his background and outlook?

Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the EU: Acceptable Compromises and Shared Hypocrisies

David R. Marples • Jul 16 2017 • Articles

If one can separate the Agreement from economic and human rights issues, it will mark a turning point for Ukraine and a path away from the Soviet legacy toward a European future.

Analysing Euromaidan from the West

David R. Marples • Jul 15 2017 • Articles

We need to adopt a broader perspective that encompasses the views of all residents of Ukraine. Revolutions are complicated affairs, and there is always more gray than black and white.

Comparing Ukraine’s Maidan 2004 with Euromaidan 2014

David R. Marples • Jul 14 2017 • Articles

There are more differences than similarities between the two protests, indicating a lack of continuity rather than a revival of past animosities.

Kyiv Revisited

David R. Marples • Jul 14 2017 • Articles

Euromaidan has unleashed forces dormant for decades and there is no indication of an end game. The relative calmness of this beautiful city in this sense is illusory.

The Ukraine Crisis – Four Cutting Edge Books

E-International Relations • Jul 1 2017 • Articles

E-International Relations has published four books covering the Ukraine crisis from a wide range of angles and viewpoints. Each book is free to read.

Decentralisation in Ukraine: Pros, Cons, and Prospects

David R. Marples • Jun 13 2017 • Articles

Ukraine’s case is complicated by a civil conflict that has involved the direct intervention of a foreign power – Russia – and the more distant involvement of western powers.

Ukraine in Conflict

David R. Marples • May 30 2017 • Articles

Ukraine is casting off its Soviet heritage and creating something new in a struggle for independence. This marks an end of sorts to the phenomenon known as Euromaidan.

Open Access Book – Ukraine in Conflict: An Analytical Chronicle

David R. Marples • May 1 2017 • Features

Through a series of articles written between 2013 and 2017, this book examines Ukraine during its period of conflict following the Euromaidan protests.

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