The report examines the issues of the consolidation of Ukrainian society in the situation of social and economic, internal and foreign policy crisis, the state of national solidarity is assessed, the causes and factors of confrontational phenomena in public relations are disclosed, the model of national solidarity and strategy for its achievement are developed.
The analytical report examines the issues of unity consolidation of Ukrainian society by mechanisms and practices of state policy in such spheres as political and ideological principals of the social system, achievements of the systemic state government, ensuring the legal equality among the citizens of the country, social justice, unity of the social and cultural sphere while ensuring cultural pluralism.
The analytical report is prepared by the results of the study on “Challenges and integration perspectives of Ukraine in the context of Russian aggression in Crimea and Donbass: analysis of assessments by foreign analysts and experts”. The opinions of analysts and experts from Western countries and CIS countries that are reflected on the pages of Internet resources regarding the specifics of the “Ukrainian crisis”, “Donbass break” and “sovereignty” of Crimea, their interpretations of current and potential threats / challenges to integration processes in Ukraine are analysed.
«Guillotine of Ukraine» – that’s what Vsevolod Balitskyi, the long-time chief of the General Procurator’s Office and People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), was called by one of his contemporaries.
History remains the subject of heated discussion in Ukraine, of the most unexpected discoveries and in-deep reader’s interest. Yurii Shapoval is a connoisseur of its secrets, a researcher of archives, a publisher of unknown facts and documents, a scientist with an excellent worldwide reputation. And at the same time, he is a talented populariser of historical knowledge, the author of invariably interesting TV programs, documentaries, radio programs and newspaper stories.
The brochure provides the generalized analysis of the main factors influencing the local processes of formation and transformation of political identities in Poltava city community. The content and specificity of identity policy in the city are determined, their constitutive role in structuring the political and social field of Poltava is proved.
The scientific work deals with the problems of the development and interaction of Jewish communities in the European and post-soviet space at the end of the XX – the beginning of the XXI century. The research studies on the political, social and historical aspects of the Jewish community’s life in Ukraine in comparison with the communities of other European countries at the present stage.
The monograph outlines the historical milestones of the era of revolutions and the Civil War of 1917 – 1920 in Ukraine, the decisive role of which belonged to political parties. On the basis of a comprehensive systematic study and a comparative analysis of the activities of all parties – the leaders of revolutionary dynamics, in particular, the stages of their development and ideological and theoretical evolution, the implemented strategy and tactics, the peculiarities of the relationship – from cooperation and blocking to confrontation and antagonistic hostility, the struggle for “destruction”, the author proposes a constructive way of a realistic reconstruction …
The monograph covers the life and scientific path of the prominent scientist, intellectual, the first president of the Ukrainian Academy of Science – Volodymyr I. Verndaskyi.
The essence of the mental dimension in Ukrainian regional civilisation and its phenomenon, the historical sources and the main stages in the development from the ancient times to the present are covered. The theoretical and methodological, historiosophical and historiographical foundation of civilizational comprehension of the Ukrainian people’s mentality is stated. The evolution of the mental image of Ukrainians under the influence of written language origin, the advent of Christianity, the formation of the Cossacks, the development of book printing, university education, science, interconfessional dialogue, the understanding of the spiritual values of the Renaissance and Enlightenment, the historiosophy of Gregory Skovoroda, …
The results of the analysis of ethno-political processes in Halychyna after World War II are represented in the book in the context of the mainstream of social changes under the Soviet Communist regime and in independent Ukraine. The link between political and ethnical factors is analysed on the bases of demographical shifts in the structure of population of Ivano-Frankivs’k, Lviv and Ternopil administrative regions, as well as socio-professional stratification of the local population, its linguistic, cultural and religious advantages, specific features of regional identity, electoral etc. social behaviour.
The book was published at the initiative of the “International society of the Germans Ukraine – Wiedergeburt with the financial support of the Federal Ministry of the Interior of Germany through the charity «Development Society” on the results of the All-Ukrainian scientific conference “History of the Germen in Ukraine”, which was held on 3 March, 2017 in I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine.
This publication presents the outcome of the research “Ethno-political context of sociocultural transformation in contemporary Ukraine” that was fulfilled in 2014-2016 by the members of the Department of Ethno-politics of the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
In 2014, 360 years have passed since the conclusion of the agreement between the tsarists and Cossack governments in Pereyaslav (now Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky), which was a turning point in subsequent historical processes that have long been observed in the mutual relations of the two peoples. This event also influenced the geopolitical situations both in the Eastern European region and throughout Europe. Today, it is possible to build different models for options, if there were the further fate of Ukraine and Russia in the event of changes in the policy of Bogdan Khmelnitsky and his successors after the mentioned action. But history …
In the book, based on the analysis of various facts from the history of international relations, in which the political factor of their evolution was ethnicity, the theoretical and conceptual approximation to the scientific approach, which is to apply the provision of the general theory of systems to social phenomena, is proposed.
On the basis of a wide range of sources, the formation, reproduction and circulation of political identities in Chernivtsi city community are analysed. The special attention is given to the cross-temporal dynamics of electoral identities, socio-cultural dimensions of the political identification processes and symbolic structures of political identities of citizens in Chernivtsi.
The scientific work is devoted to actual problems of social and political development in the conditions of civilizational transformations. On the basis of modern theoretical concepts and analysis of political practices, the authors carried out the research into the prerequisites, the state and perspectives for the new stage in realization of civilization Ukraine’s development in the context of modern social and political changes, the risks and possible threats to the Ukrainian state and national identity are defined.
The analytical report is prepared by the results of scientific and research work on the theme “Political process in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea; special features, contradictions, miscalculations (1991-2014)”. The special features, contradictions and miscalculations of political processes in the development of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea during 1991-2014 are examined, the “weak points” of state policy in relation to the region are highlighted, the grounds for the Crimea’s exit beyond the legal framework of Ukraine are analysed, the conflictogenic nature of the region is investigated, the dominant entities of the policy are defined and their participation in the political …
The analytical report examines the harmonization problem of group needs with the national course towards the country completion of democratic transit. The structure of group interests, their object and historical contradiction, political and legal mechanisms of their coordination to achieve the national consensus are examined.
The research is devoted to political identities of urban community in Odessa. On the basis of theoretical developments and empirical basis, the research deals with the political identities of urban community in Odessa through the parameters of space and time, geographic and demographic factors, organisation and functioning of local economy, foreign policy orientations, religious environment structure, forms / methods of memory policy, the resource potential of the society, language and cultural policy, the specifics of communication networks and due to the analysis of citizen participation in local self-governing authorities, activities of political parties, public organizations in election campaigns to central …