Tag Archives: Ukraine

Lena from Ukraine: In Tartu I Learned How To Learn

Meet Lena from Ukraine – her graduation story starts with almost arriving too late to Tartu. Continue reading

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The “Narva Paradox” and a Reality Check

See what the students and teachers of our EU–Russia master’s programme discovered in Narva, a town where one-third of the population are Russian citizens. Continue reading

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University of Tartu Researchers on The Ukraine Crisis

This is a growing collection of the analyses and views on the the ongoing Ukraine crisis by the University of Tartu researchers. Continue reading

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Are We Worth Saving?

Is Estonia worth protecting? What is the student’s role in it? Read the thought-provoking speech that Martin Noorkõiv, the head of the University of Tartu Student Council, gave at the opening ceremony of the new school year. Continue reading

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The Second Crimean War: When Decaying Empires Strike Back

Professor Rein Taagepera maps the present situation in Crimea, Russia, and Ukraine in the broader historical context, relying on quantitative studies of empire growth and decay over the last 5000 years. Continue reading

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Win Crimea and Pawn Siberia

What Putin most likely did not hear from his advisors in March 2014? Has anyone else won from the recent events in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, besides China? Professor Emeritus of political science Rein Taagepera has the answers. Continue reading

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Student Career Podcast: Myroslava at Fortumo

In this podcast interview, Myroslava Stavnycha, a first-year master’s student of software engineering at the University of Tartu, talks about her fresh job at the leading mobile payments provider Fortumo. Continue reading

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