‘Divided’ Ukraine, Explained
25 November, 2014

Contrary to the narrative that Ukrainians are a divided people, new polling figures suggest that Ukrainians are united in their desire to defeat separatism, but divided in how to accomplish this goal.

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard near a tank position close to the Russian border (REUTERS)

by Chris DunnettHromadske International

produced by Maxim Eristavi

What You Need To Know:

✓ Ukraine is sometimes depicted in media as a divided country, irreparably split among linguistic, cultural, and political lines;

✓ New polling data shows that most Ukrainians supported the military effort against separatism;

✓ Ukrainians have different opinions on how to resolve the conflict;

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‘Divided’ Ukraine, Explained