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e-newsletter #1, February 2010
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This is the first edition of the Kyiv Mohyla Foundation E-Newsletter.

We would like to occasionally share with you the work and accomplishments of the students, alumni and faculty of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and keep you updated on events.  

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 Olexiy Haran of Kyiv Mohyla University School of Policy Analysis  
International Political Commentator
Featured Speaker at George Washington University 
Ukraine Discussion on February 18

Thursday, February 18, 2010, Washington, D.C. 
Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
George Washington University, 1957 "E" Street, NW, Washington, DC 
Thursday, February 18, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 About Dr. Olexiy Haran

Professor at National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
Professor Olexiy HaranDr. Olexiy Haran is Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the Kyiv Mohyla University School of Policy Analysis.  From 1991-1992 he was Dean and organizer of the Department of Social Sciences at the reborn Kyiv Mohyla Academy, where he has taught since then.  Dr. Haran graduated from the Department of International Relations at Kyiv University (1981) where he also received his candidate degree in International Relations (1986) and his doctorate in Contemporary History (1996). more...

Interview with Professor Olexiy Haran on the publication of his latest publication, Ukraine in Europe: Questions and Answers, co-authored with Petro Burkovksy. (Kyiv: Stylos Publishers, November 2009).
This publication seeks to provide answers to questions foreigners often ask about Ukraine. In explaining the fundamentals of Ukraine's foreign policy, it also provides an introduction to Ukraine's domestic politics. It argues that Ukraine's culture, political system and geopolitics are much closer to Europe than to Eurasia and, therefore, drive the country back towards Europe.  more... 

Ukraine in Europe: Questions and Answers

Ukraine in Europe: Questions & AnswersAuthored and edited by Dr. Olexiy Haran
Professor at National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
Conspiracy theories tell us about the West’s and especially the U.S. “dream” of the USSR’s dissolution. What was the West’s position vis-a-vis Ukrainian independence?

Until the 1990s, Ukraine was to a great extent terra incognita in the West. The history of Ukraine was distorted by Soviet propaganda and many important documents were off limits to the public and most scholars. Read Full Article...


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