Ukraine Update May 2023

Mykola Riabchuk, FIAS Fellow 2021-2022 Paris IAS & Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
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Mykola Riabchuk is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Political and Nationalities’ Studies of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and a lecturer at the University of Warsaw. He is also the honorary president of the Ukrainian PEN Center and the head of the jury of the “Angelus” international award. He wrote extensively on civil society, state-nation building, nationalism, national identity, East European politics and postcommunist transition.

New publications references

From May 9 to May 8: why Ukraine broke with Russia's Victory Day. Raam op Rusland, 10 mei 2023,

Riabchuk, M. (2023). Invented ‘Europeanness’ Versus Residual Slavophilism: Ukraine as an Ideological Battlefield. In: Suslov, M., Čejka, M., Ðorđević, V. (eds) Pan-Slavism and Slavophilia in Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

War in Ukraine: peace-talking versus peace-making. CIDOB (El Centre d'Estudis i Documentació Internacionals a Barcelona), Notes Internationals, no. 288, March 2023, 

Calling a Spade a Spade: How to Unwrap a Genocidal Essence from the Kremlin Anti-Ukrainian Rhetoric. Eidos, 4:6 (2022), 8-20, DOI: 10.14394/eidos.jpc.2022.0031

Rallying Around the Flag: War Challenges and Civic Mobilization in Ukraine” Working Paper #3 (Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Princeton University, May 2023),