Crossroads Digest, 7

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

7

Radical social changes of the last decades detect more and more a failure of the established conceptual frameworks of knowledge in humanities and social sciences to “cope” with new social realities. In particular, the concept (and metaphor) of “grassroots society” draws a considerable amount of attention. While the obvious closeness of this concept with the concepts of “everydayness” and “privacy” is clear they are not identical. This a... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 8 / 2013

Crossroads Digest

8 / 2013

The paper studies several aspects of the “price of the issue” concerning the association with the EU for Ukraine and the Ukrainians. It shows the place of Ukraine in the geopolitical concepts of Russia, Poland, EU countries and the USA. The article claims that the issue of Ukraine’s European integration is of geopolitical nature and is solved not by the government of Ukraine but by the countries, which are the subjects of European geopo... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 6

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

6

The reasons of the modernization inertia of the law-making process as a normative basis for the reformation of post-Soviet society are examined. The possibility and admissibility of social norm-making process in juridical reglamentation: harmonious combination of legal rules and other means of normative culture (morals, customs, traditions, ethics, corporate norms, etc.) based on the idea of the normative pluralism and the author’s conc... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 5

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

5

he Chernobyl disaster has given rise to numerous analyses and reports, both scientiic and journalistic, as well as to ilms and documentaries.1 It has been the subject of widespread and unresolved debate as to the number of victims, current medical efects, and the impact of low-level radiation on people’s health. Above all perhaps it has relected a rit between what one might term “the scientiic community” and popular writing and inquir... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 4

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

4

The biggest part of the territory made up by present Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus, earlier used to be the area of the Jewish settlement of the Russian empire. It is important to remember that the borders of the Jewish settlement at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries included Grodno, Minsk, Koven, Vitebsk, Mogilev, Vilno, Kherson, Volynsk, Bessarabia, Kiev, Podolsk, Poltava, Tauria, Ekaterinoslav, the Chernigov gubernia and ten gubernia... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 3/2008

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

3/2008

Ukraine and Belarus are the two countries which today constitute the main part of the strategically important “new” Eastern Europe. Since 2004 they have been sharing a common border with the European Union (the EU) and have become potential candidates for the EU membership. In the 1990s Ukraine and Belarus were commonly perceived as part of the “grey” zone between Russia and the EU and were believed to be in the sphere of Moscow’s legit... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 2/2007

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

2/2007

A widespread interpretation of events in Ukraine in November-December 2004 is reflected upon in this article. The author uses the category of revolution to offer an alternative explanation of the events applying transitology that, in the author’s opinion, gives an opportunity to more correctly define the essence of these events as a stage of democratic transit. “The Orange Revolution” in the Ukrainian Public Political Discourse. A sharp... Болей »


Crossroads Digest, 1/2006

Crossroads Digest

The journal for the studies of Eastern European borderland

1/2006

What kind of journal is it? “Crossroads Digest” is the selection of articles originally pub­lished in Russian in “Crossroads quarterly” in 2003—2006. “Crossroads quarterly” is a transdisciplinary scientific journal de­voted to political, social and cultural transformations in the Eastern European borderland (Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine). The main tasks include assistance to conceptual and methodological renewal of academic research in the... Болей »