Uilleam Blacker is a lecturer in comparative Russian and East European culture at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. He has written extensively on contemporary culture in Poland, Russia and Ukraine.
Published in: oDR: OpinionLenin in Kyiv, Colston in Bristol
What can the UK learn from “decommunisation” in Ukraine?
Russifying revolutionary art at the Royal Academy
This year, many institutions are marking 100 years of the Russian Revolution. A recent exhibition about Russia's...
Film review: 'All Things Ablaze' (dir. by Oleksandr Techynskyi, Aleksei Solodunov, Dmitry Stoikov)
One year on from the mass protests that racked Ukraine, the documentary film All Things Ablaze attempts to deal with...
No real threat to Ukraine’s Russian speakers
What are the ‘legitimate interests’ justifying Putin’s intervention into Ukraine? The most frequently identified...