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Explaining Ukraine
There is a lot of misinformation about Ukraine out there. The Kyiv Independent wants to set the record straight, which is why we’re launching our “Explaining Ukraine” section. The articles featured here explain Ukrainian historical and cultural events and figures in order to help the world understand Ukraine better.
Ukraine's Orange Revolution
Ukraine's Orange Revolution
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution was a series of protests, held mostly in Kyiv, that lasted from November 2004 to January 2005 as a response to election fraud. After reports...
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EuroMaidan Revolution
EuroMaidan Revolution
The EuroMaidan Revolution is often credited with being the single most consequential event in Ukraine's modern history. After pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych took power in 2010, the political...
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