Eurasian Enigma: Women of the Euromaidan with Olena Nikolayenko

Ukrainian pop star Ruslana on the Kyiv barricades in February 2014.

Ukrainian pop star Ruslana on the Kyiv barricades in February 2014. She received the secretary of state’s Women of Courage award this year. Photo: Ivan Bandura via Wikimedia Commons.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Not merely helpers but makers of the revolution: researcher Olena Nikolayenko on the steadfast women who put their lives on the line for Ukraine's future.

Olena Nikolayenko is a visiting scholar at the Davis Center. She is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University and the author of Citizens in the Making in Post-Soviet States (Routledge, 2011).

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