March 18, 2023

Different countries, similar narratives? Ukraine’s and Slovakia’s experience with Russian propaganda

We discuss joint Ukrainian-Slovak research studying the key narratives of Russian propaganda in both countries.
March 15, 2023

Is there a risk of the West changing its Ukraine policy? - Around Ukraine # 7

Is there a risk of the West changing course with its Ukraine policy?
March 14, 2023

Svyatoslav Vakarchuk on war, music, freedom, and resistance | Thinking in Dark Times # 10

Svyatoslav Vakarchuk is a Ukrainian rock star, the leader of the rock band Okean Elzy, and one of Ukraine’s most popular modern musicians. He is also a civic activist.
March 13, 2023

Why Ukrainian universities need support - with Aaron Wendland | Ep. 207

In this episode, we explain why Ukrainian universities and academics need support, and why the war is a time for thinking, but also for action.
March 10, 2023

Nikopol, a town 6 kilometers from Russian troops, and from Europe’s biggest nuclear plant | Ep. 206

A few days ago we made a trip to Nikopol, an industrial town in southern Ukraine located 6 kilometers from the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant.
March 9, 2023

Words to denigrate: how Russian propaganda talks about Ukraine, and why - Propaganda Diary #6

In this episode of our Propaganda Diary, we analyze the vocabulary of Russian propaganda about Ukraine.
March 9, 2023

Kryvyi Rih, the hometown of Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s president | Ep. 205

Kryvyi Rih is a big industrial Ukrainian city, and the hometown of president Zelenskyy.
March 8, 2023

Ukraine prepares a counter-offensive and seeks support - Around Ukraine #6

Ukraine may be preparing a counter-offensive in the spring, and therefore needs military support.
March 5, 2023

Marci Shore on Eastern Europe, ethics, and cruelty | Thinking in Dark Times #9

Marci Shore is an American historian and associate professor at Yale University, where she teaches modern European intellectual history.
March 4, 2023

5 things to know about Russian imperialism | Ep. 201

How is Russian imperialism similar to, and different from, other imperialisms that we know?