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For dialogue in Ukraine, the time is always now

When I first started working on dialogue in Ukraine, I sat down with two think-tankers from Kyiv and explained to them that my interest, and that of my colleagues’, was in dialogue and mediation: “we want to learn who’s doing dialogue and what they’re learning from it.” They looked at me cross and made it clear that “no one is doing dialogue in Ukraine”.
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Так я про-российский или про-украинский?

This post was written by Alex Azarov. Недавно на миротворческой конференции в Ко, Швейцарии, одна женщина, которая живет в Крыму, узнала, что я родом из Москвы и сейчас работаю в Украине, поддерживая диалоги. “Так ты про-российский или про-украинский?” – спросила она меня сразу. Я Вам расскажу, что я ей сказал, но сначала немного исходной информации. Я родился в Советском Союзе, а когда Союз развалился, в возрасте десяти лет переехал с родителями в Австралию. С мая 2015 работал в проекте организации mediatEUr “Платформа поддержки диалогов в Украине”, осуществлявшемся в сотрудничестве с…
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5 September, 2016
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So am I pro-Russian am I pro-Russian or pro-Ukrainian?

This blog post was written by Alex Azarov. So am I pro-Russian or pro-Ukrainian? At a recent peacebuilding conference in Caux, Switzerland, a woman who lives in Crimea found out that I am originally from Moscow, now working on supporting dialogues in Ukraine. "So are you pro-Russian or pro-Ukrainian?", she asked immediately. I will tell you what I told her but first, a bit of background. I was born in the Soviet Union and moved with my parents to Australia when I was ten, right when the USSR was falling…
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5 September, 2016