In Ukraine, the Maidan spirit lives on in a pro-European society and cultural scene. But it’s not that easy. Corruption is widespread and the old oligarchs are still pulling the strings. How can big changes be brought about?
Every war has economic impacts. Escalating the conflict in Syria, a multi-sided proxy war involving multiple regional and global powers, will have broad consequences. Higher oil prices may be among the outcomes.
Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political system.
Ukrainian curator Kateryna Filiuk explores the way Ukraine is dealing with its Soviet past. She believes the ideal solution lies in a democratic balance between resurgent nationalist pride and the legacy of dictatorship.
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