Euromaidan revolution, Crimea and Russia–Ukraine war: why it is time for a review of Ukrainian–Russian studies

  title={Euromaidan revolution, Crimea and Russia–Ukraine war: why it is time for a review of Ukrainian–Russian studies},
  author={Taras Kuzio},
  journal={Eurasian Geography and Economics},
  pages={529 - 553}
  • Taras Kuzio
  • Published 4 May 2018
  • Sociology
  • Eurasian Geography and Economics
ABSTRACT This review article seeks to launch a debate on the state of Ukrainian–Russian studies which have become quite active among Western scholars since the 2014 crisis unfolded. Through discussion around two recently published books by Richard Sakwa and Anna Matveeva, the review investigates five common themes found in Western scholarship about the crisis and Russia–Ukraine war. These include blaming the West for the crisis, downplaying Russian military involvement, justifying Russian… 

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