Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ukraine: Reflections on Secessionist War, Gender Equality, Rightwing Battalions and Kyiv’s “G.I. Jane”


Could Ukraine’s secessionist war actually encourage more gender equality?  Following my first trip to Kyiv almost three years ago, I would have been skeptical of such views.  During interviews, political activists on Ukraine’s independent left circuit expressed dismay over sexism during the Maidan revolution which toppled the unpopular, pro-Kremlin government […]