Monthly Archives: March 2018

Is the West Providing a Hopeful Model for Ukraine’s LGBT?


Rallying on Maidan square during protests against the Viktor Yanukovych government, Ukraine’s LGBT community hoped that western integration might eventually help promote social equality and tolerance.  But now, five years later, some wonder whether the West offers such a hopeful and optimistic model for the future.  Take, for example, post-Brexit […]

Ukraine’s “Davos of the East”: An Eyewitness Account


What is it like to hobnob with the some of the most powerful figures among the world’s political and financial elite?  Recently, I had an opportunity as a member of the media to attend the Yalta European Strategy (YES) conference in Kyiv, a kind of “Davos of the East” gathering […]