At the end of 50 years of modern liberal revolution, fear of an unknown new order propels authoritarian nationalists with a disheartening message to women and other beneficiaries of social progress
As the Russian leader tightens his grip on the region, who will be the last to flee the fighting?
Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine
Olga Bogomolets pushes for economic growth and a turn toward the E.U.
Soviet dissident and Freedom Prize winner Josef Zissels becomes a Ukrainian Jew
Gennady Kernes shifted support from Russia to Kiev, but remained a target
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
Ukraine’s far-right political party implicated, but its leaders condemn the act
A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door
The return of Rabinovich is the revival of a Soviet mentality in Putin’s Russia
Three historians argue that the threat of far-right extremists is no less urgent than the military danger from Moscow
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
Racist nationalists are not determining the direction of the Maidan movement
Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future
The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law