On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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Why Ukraine has no place in the EU

Wednesday 11 June, 2008

Advocates of Ukrainian democracy are motivated by old desires for independence from Moscow and, now that political autonomy has been achieved, by the need to get under the protective umbrella of Nato and the EU. From an objective point view, though, there are plenty of arguments against Ukraine turning its back on Russia. By Richard Wagner (Photo: Lothar Deus)
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The Kiev simulacrum

Thursday 12 April, 2007

After the "Orange Revolution" in Ukraine, the "Blue camp" is now trying to pull off a cheap copy. But Ukrainians are reacting calmly to the happenings on Independence Square. By Oksana Zabuzhko
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The carnival continues

Monday 7 November, 2005

Ukrainian poet and playwright Yuri Andrukhovych talks to Barbara Burckhardt about his new play "Orpheus, Illegal", the Orange Revolution, euphoria, disillusionment and Bubabu.
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The first corporate revolution

Tuesday 1 March, 2005

The Ukrainian revolution was chic: hipness replaced the mustiness of bearded demonstrators. And the idea of giving the revolution a colour, like a product, was a total success. The Ukraine has witnessed its first 'corporate revolution'. By Ulrich Schmid
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