A History Of Ukraine With Big Ambitions, Mixed Results

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A History Of Ukraine With Big Ambitions, Mixed Results
By United Nations Cartographic Section; Alex Khristov. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

EurasiaNet Book Review

“To understand the trends underlying current events in Ukraine and their impact on the world, one has to examine their roots. … The hope [is] that history can provide insights into the present and thereby influence the future.”

So writes Serhii Plokhy as he sets an ambitious goal for his book The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine (New York: Basic Books, 2015).

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