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Fall of Communism

Ukraine's Push for Independence

ADST | Posted 08.24.2016 | World
ADST

Before the current protests in Ukraine over relations with Russia, Ukraine had to fight to free itself from the Soviet Union. Official independence was declared August 24, 1991 and with it came its own host of problems.

A Marshall Plan for Ukraine

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Saying that "Ukraine is empowered to join Europe" is an empty phrase. However, when you point out the mutual interests that ensure that, as in Mandeville's fable of the bees, where private vices commingle to produce public good, Ukraine will in fact be part of Europe, it becomes a phrase with real impact.

Cooking From a Polish Country House Kitchen

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

2012-11-29-FromaPolishCountryHouseKitchenCOV.jpgFor many of us, the term "Polish cooking" conjures up memories of heavy, greasy dishes: the food of exile and poverty. But as we happily discovered, the new Polish cuisine is not your grandmother's cooking.