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About Ivan Katchanovski

Ivan Katchanovski teaches at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa.

Articles by Ivan Katchanovski

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Sizing up Ukraine's Euromaidan

Mass protests against President Yanukovych and his government are continuing in Kyiv and throughout Ukraine. Ivan Katchanovski assesses their size and the likely outcome.

Ukrainian ‘Freedom’ party should be ringing alarm bells

Ukrainian politics have gone through several major upheavals: the alleged poisoning of Yushchenko, the Orange Revolution and, more recently, the hounding of Tymoshenko. The rise of the far-right seems to have ruffled few feathers, but it would be a mistake to ignore them, argues Ivan Katchanovski.

Owning a massacre: 'Ukraine's Katyn'

A WWII mass grave was recently found in western Ukraine, pointing to a horrific massacre. Yet with German bullet casings unearthed and evidence pointing to Nazis as perpetrators, Ivan Katchanovski asks why the dominant theory to emerge is of Soviets murdering Poles.
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