Ukraine: the Radical Solution of the Nation-Building’s Problem

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The article is devoted to the problem of nation building in Ukraine. After 1991 Ukrainian political elite is forced to preserve the status quo and maneuver between the practice of constructing supra-ethnic community in the form of the nation-state or in the form of the empire. The coup d’état proceeded in Ukraine in February 2014 and further confrontation demonstrate a commitment of elite groups to the line of the nation-state building in its radical form. The execution of the chosen line is only possible by force of ethno-nationalism and ethnic cleansing.

M V Kosmachev

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: kosmachev.mikhail@mail.ru
The Department of Comparative Politics

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