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Ukraine at a Crossroads


Nicolas Hayoz and Andrej N. Lushnycky

As the «Orange Revolution» has shown, modern-day Ukraine has undeniably come a long way since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. This volume contains papers delivered at conferences about Ukraine held at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) in 2001 and 2002. Supplementary articles have been solicited from recognized experts in the field to provide a comprehensive picture of a country in transition and to explain some of the challenges of Ukraine’s «New Deal».
Contents: Nicolas Hayoz/Andrej N. Lushnycky: Prologue: Ukraine’s New Deal – Taras Kuzio: Semi-Authoritarianism in Kuchma’s Ukraine – Marta Dyczok: The Politics of Media in Ukraine: Election 2002 – Bohdan A. Futey: Rule of Law in Ukraine: A Step Forward or Backward? – Bohdan Hawrylsyshyn: Ukrainian National Security – Michael Derrer: Growth Potential of the Ukrainian Economy - Is the «Miracle» Meant to Last? – Olexiy Haran/Rostyslav Pavlenko: Ukraine’s Russian Policy under Kuchma: Paradoxes of ‘Strategic Partnership’ – Nicole Gallina: Beyond the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union: The Case of Ukraine – Leonid Rudnytzky: The Undiscovered Realm: Notes on the Nature of Ukrainian Literature – Mark Andryczyk: Three Posts in the Center of Europe: Postmodern Characteristics in Yuri Andukhovych’s Post-colonial Prose – Yuri Andrukhovych: Epilogue: The Color of Freedom and Oranges.