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Vitaly Klitschko in London
27.03.2013 | News

Vitaly Klitschko gives a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion and leader of the UDAR (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform) political party Vitaly Klitschko gave a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in Holland Park on March 25, 2013. The recently established Ukrainian political party UDAR (an acronym that...

19.03.2013 | News

Ukrainian Literary Club in London features BBC Book of the Year shortlist finalist

The Ukrainian Literary Club in London held its monthly meeting on Saturday, March 16, featuring special guest Yaroslav Melnyk, BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012 shortlist finalist. Ukrainian contemporary writer...

09.03.2013 | News

Ukraine: Terra Malecognita? A Roundtable with the leading Ukrainian Studies' experts in the West held in London

The Ukrainian Institute in London hosted a star studded line-up of international Ukrainian Studies experts on March 6th, 2013, featuring presentations from leading scholars from Harvard, Cambridge, Alberta and Humboldt Universities. Serhii...

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08.03.2013 | News

Philipp Köker holds a talk on Central and Eastern European presidents and their power to block legislation

Philipp Köker, PhD candidate at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, held a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London on Thursday, February 28, entitled ...

Patriarch Slipyj and Fr Iwan Dacko
22.02.2013 | News

50th anniversary of the liberation of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj from Soviet labour camps commemorated in London

February 2013 marks the 50thanniversary of the release of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, who was sent to a Soviet concentration camp in 1945, where he...

14.02.2013 | News

How to Finish a Revolution Talk by Orysia Lutsevych. Listen to Podcast here

Orysia Lutsevych, 2012 Robert Bosch Fellow at Chatham House, held a talk How to Finish a Revolution Civil Society and Democracy in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, on Thursday 7...

06.12.2012 | News

Viktor Yushchenko speaks at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine (2005-2010) held a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London on December 4, 2012 during which he focussed on Ukraines democratic progress, where it currently...

16.11.2012 | News

Ukraines capital named as the top rising European destination in a new survey

TripAdvisor Names Kyiv Europes Top Destination On The Rise TripAdvisor announced its Travelers Choice 2012, naming Ukrainian capital Kyiv the top destination on the rise among the cities of The...

03.10.2012 | News

New Programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship launched in Ukraine

A new programme of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was launched at the Ukrainian Catholic Universitys Lviv Business School ( LvBS), with eighteen students from across Ukraine already enrolled in the first programme. The...

01.10.2012 | News

Statement on the adoption of a libel law in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Parliament has drafted a law that would make defamation punishable by up to five years in prison, restoring a Soviet-era practice that Ukraine abolished 11 years ago. Reporters...

27.09.2012 | News

Oxford University IMI publishes latest research on returning Ukrainian migrants

Oxford Universitys International Migration Institute today published a paper on how migrants, who return to Ukraine, reintegrate into the legal sphere. The working paper entitled Facts and Fabrications: Experiences of...

30.08.2012 | News

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies launch a lecture series at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, a programme of the Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge, and the Ukrainian Institute in London, an affiliate of the Ukrainian Catholic University, today...

31.07.2012 | News

George Orwell and the Ukrainian Refugees: The Untold Story of Animal Farm

Text by Halyna Tatara, London The year 2012 marks the 65th anniversary of the publication of George Orwells most famous allegorical novel Animal Farm by Ukrainian refugees living in displaced...

26.07.2012 | News

Statement on news from the Vatican Press Service

As reported on Saturday by the Vatican Press Service, Pope Benedict XVI approved the decision of the Synod of Bishops and appointed Father Borys Gudziak, rector of the Ukrainian Catholic...

26.07.2012 | News

Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University nominated Apostolic exarch for Ukrainians in France

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has a new bishop. Pope Benedict XVI named the Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University Rev. Dr. Borys Gudziak as Apostolic Exarch for Ukrainians in...

11.07.2012 | News

In support of the Ukrainian language

In response to the Ukrainian Parliaments vote on July 3rd regarding the use of languages, Ukrainians around the world are expressing their disillusionment, disbelief and protest that such a vote...

06.07.2012 | News

Bestselling author Marina Lewycka presents at Ukraine Charity fundraiser in London

Award winning and bestselling author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Marina Lewycka, held a reading of her works at the Ukrainian Institute during the Ukraine Charity annual fundraising...

06.07.2012 | News

What Euro 2012 has revealed is a real and immediate need for us to study Ukraine

In an article in todays Huffington Post UK (July 6, 2012) entitled Ukraine: Europes Terra Malecognita, Dr. Rory Finnin, Chair of the Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies,...

23.06.2012 | News

Follow-up to Specsavers' Ukrainian tongue-in-cheek press ad :)

The above is a follow-up to Specsavers tongue-in-cheek press ad poking fun at the referees decision to disallow a goal during Englands Euro 2012 clash against Ukraine. The original ad...

20.06.2012 | News

Ukrainians in London come together to watch Euro 2012 England ? Ukraine match

Hundreds of Ukrainians convened at various locations in London on Tuesday, June 19th to watch the England Ukraine decisive football match. Many British Ukrainians turned up in force at...

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