The causes and implications of the current Ukraine Crisis – Perspectives from Donetsk and Odessa

Friday, 27 June, 7.00PM, Ukrainian Institute, London, 79, Holland Park, London, W11 3SW We are delighted to invite you to a debate and QA session on the ‘The causes and implications of the current Ukraine Crisis – Perspectives from Donetsk and Odessa’, which will take place on Friday, June 27th at 7.00PM at the Ukrainian Institute, London. Speakers: - Valeriy Kravchenko, Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy, DonetskNationalUniversity - Volodymyr Dubovyk, Department of International Studies, OdessaNationalUniversity - Oleksiy Ryabchyn, Associate >>>

“Beyond the Front Line: Fighting the Information War” – Ukrainian journalists taking on the Kremlin’s propaganda machine

Nataliya Popovych, co-founder Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre (Photo: Kyiv Post) Ukrainian journalists are taking on the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. One of their projects, stopfake.org, is a fact-checking website set up to expose the misleading, distorted and sometimes completely fabricated reports created by state-owned Russian news-agencies by highlighting suspect stories on its website and explaining which propaganda techniques are being used and why. We are delighted to invite you to a talk “Beyond the Front Line: Fighting the Information War” at the Ukrainian >>>

Ukrainian journalists taking on the Kremlin’s propaganda machine

READ LATEST BRIEFING HERE: JUNE BRIEFING PAPER ******************** Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre co-founder Nataliya Popovych (Photo: Kyiv Post) Ukrainian journalists are taking on the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. One of their projects, stopfake.org, is a fact-checking website set up to expose the misleading, distorted and sometimes completely fabricated reports created by state-owned Russian news-agencies by highlighting suspect stories on its website and explaining which propaganda techniques are being used and why. We are delighted to invite you to a talk “Beyond >>>

Ukrainian Lawyers become eligible to be admitted as Solicitors of England and Wales

Ukraine admitted to the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) list of eligible jurisdictions  London, Friday 13th June, 2014 The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the regulatory body for solicitors in England and Wales, today announced that it has recognised Ukraine as meeting the requirements to be a recognised jurisdiction of the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme, whereby allowing Ukrainian qualified advocates to be admitted as solicitors of England and Wales upon passing the QLTS exam. The SRA confirmed that the decision was taken this morning in an email sent >>>

“Petro Poroshenko isn’t coming to power to make money – he has come to make history”

Here’s an MP3 file of my interview on BBC World Service on Monday, June 9, 2014, two days after Ukraine’s new President was sworn into office  Speaking on the BBC about Ukraine’s New President Petro Poroshenko and what the future holds for Ukraine: “President Petro Poroshenko isn’t coming into power to make money – I think that he has come into power to make history”“Crimea will voluntarily come back to Ukraine in the mid-term”“Ukraine has been a breadbasket of Europe – now it can become the breadbasket of the world”   Listen to interview here: >>>

“The Structure and Dynamics of Conflict and Conflict Management.” – a talk by Christina Hantel-Fraser, Ph.D

The Ukrainian Institute in London is delighted to host a talk by Christina Hantel-Fraser on Thursday, June 5th, at 7.00PM, “The Structure and Dynamics of Conflict and Conflict Management.”  Christina Hantel-Fraser holds a Ph.D. (Political Science) from the University of Bonn, Germany, and an M.T.S. (Master of Theological Studies) from Harvard University. She studied Alternative Dispute Resolution at Harvard Law School, and International Organizations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has taught conflict management and organizational psychology at >>>