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A podcast by UkraineWorld.org, a multimedia project about Ukraine run by Internews Ukraine. Explaining Ukraine, its politics, society and its culture. Support us: patreon.com/ukraineworld

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A podcast by UkraineWorld.org, a multimedia project about Ukraine run by Internews Ukraine. Explaining Ukraine, its politics, society and its culture. Support us: patreon.com/ukraineworld

    Dana Pavlychko - on Ukraine’s economic recovery and support for small businesses | Ep. 184

    Dana Pavlychko - on Ukraine’s economic recovery and support for small businesses | Ep. 184

    Why is helping Ukraine’s small and medium enterprises a vital component of the country’s recovery from the war? What are the challenges Ukraine is and will be facing from the war’s large-scale destruction? Explaining Ukraine speaks to Dana Pavlychko, owner of Osnovy Publishing, and CEO of United for Ukraine, a foundation that provides emergency relief to people affected by the war. Volodymyr Yermolenko, UkraineWorld’s chief editor, also speaks to Dana about Dmytro Pavlychko, her grandfather and prominent Ukrainian poet, politician, and civic activist, who passed away a few days ago.

    Donate to United for Ukraine: https://ufu.global/
    Emergency relief by UFU: https://www.unitedforukraine.org/uk

    • 45 min
    How Russian propaganda reacted to tank supplies to Ukraine - Propaganda Diary #1

    How Russian propaganda reacted to tank supplies to Ukraine - Propaganda Diary #1

    In our new series, “Propaganda Diary," we analyze both new and recurring topics of Russian propaganda justifying the current invasion of Ukraine. In this episode, we look at how Russian propagandists responded to the news that Ukraine’s allies decided to supply the country with modern tanks. Volodymyr Yermolenko, UkraineWorld’s chief editor, speaks to UkraineWorld analysts Alona Hryshko and Anastasia Herasymchuk. Explaining Ukraine is a podcast by UkraineWorld.org, a website in English about Ukraine, brought to you by Internews Ukraine. Support us at patreon.com/ukraineworld. Support our humanitarian trips to the frontline areas: Paypal - ukraine.resisting@gmail.com

    • 24 min
    Tanks supplies, Iran explosions, Czech election - Around Ukraine #1

    Tanks supplies, Iran explosions, Czech election - Around Ukraine #1

    In our new series, “Around Ukraine," we analyze the international context of the current Russian invasion of Ukraine, to understand how it can influence Ukraine’s resistance and resilience. In this episode, we talk about the decision by Ukraine’s allies to supply the country with modern tanks and the prospects of further arms supplies. Also, we talk about the end of the Zeman era in the Czech Republic, and increasing Iranian engagement into an axis of authoritarianism. Volodymyr Yermolenko, UkraineWorld’s chief editor, speaks to UkraineWorld’s analyst Maksym Panchenko. Explaining Ukraine is a podcast by UkraineWorld.org, a website in English about Ukraine, brought to you by Internews Ukraine. Support us at patreon.com/ukraineworld. Support our humanitarian trips to the frontline areas: Paypal - ukraine.resisting@gmail.com

    • 32 min
    What can Ukraine tell other postcolonial nations? - With Anna Pidgorna | Ep. 181

    What can Ukraine tell other postcolonial nations? - With Anna Pidgorna | Ep. 181

    What lessons does Ukraine have for the world today? How does its history resemble the histories and cultures of other post-colonial nations? Can Ukraine develop a new 21st-century ecoculture based on its folkloric traditions? This is a new episode of the Explaining Ukraine podcast from UkraineWorld. Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor of UkraineWorld.org, speaks to Anna Pidgorna, a Ukrainian-Canadian singer and composer. Support us at patreon.com/ukraineworld. Support our humanitarian trips to the frontline areas: Paypal - ukraine.resisting@gmail.com

    • 51 min
    The deep roots of Russia's genocidal war | Ep. 180

    The deep roots of Russia's genocidal war | Ep. 180

    Can we call the current conflict a genocidal war? Why is Russia willing to eliminate Ukraine and Ukrainian identity? Why does it consider Ukraine an “artificial nation?” What are the deeper roots of Russia’s genocidal intentions? This is a new episode of the Explaining Ukraine podcast from UkraineWorld. Hosts: Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor of UkraineWorld.org, and Tetyana Ogarkova, Ukrainian scholar and journalist, in charge of international outreach at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre. Support us at patreon.com/ukraineworld. Support our humanitarian trips: Paypal - ukraine.resisting@gmail.com

    • 53 min
    Oleksandra Matviychuk on Nobel Prize and tribunal for Putin | Thinking in Dark Times # 7

    Oleksandra Matviychuk on Nobel Prize and tribunal for Putin | Thinking in Dark Times # 7

    Oleksandra Matviychuk is a Ukrainian human rights defender, and the head of the Centre for Civil Liberties, a Ukrainian NGO which was awarded the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize. Volodymyr Yermolenko, the chief editor of UkraineWorld, speaks to Oleksandra Matviychuk about her Nobel lecture, the need to bring back focus on human rights worldwide, and the need to ensure justice for the victims of war.

    The goal of the series Thinking in Dark Times is to make Ukraine and its current war a focal point of our common reflection about the world’s present, past, and future. We try to see light through and despite the current darkness.

    UkraineWorld.org is a website in English about Ukraine run by Ukrainians. It is brought to you by Internews Ukraine. Support us at patreon.com/ukraineworld

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130 Ratings

130 Ratings

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Incredible Work

This podcast brings a uniquely intimate and thoughtful insight. By far my favorite podcast.

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A window to Ukraine

I would urge all to listen to the episodes on Mykolaiv and Kherson, the latter trip taken at a considerable risk and an absolute must-listen. Although there are many podcasts on Ukraine today, you seldom hear first-hand accounts from Ukrainian perspectives in English. The Ukraine World has helped to deepen my understanding of Ukraine considerably.

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