Ukrainians


Most Ukrainians now identify as Europeans: Reshaping identity in times of war

Putin expected to destabilize or even demolish the EU with the huge wave of migrants that followed the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. Instead, the opposite happened: it greatly enhanced the sense of European identity. Following the Russian invasion there was an unprecedented increase of solidarity among Europeans and a remarkable doubling of the level […]

What happens next? Scenarios following the end of the temporary protection in the EU

To respond to the large-scale displacement of Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion, the EU unanimously adopted the Council Implementing Decision 2022/382 of 4 March 2022 and activated the Council Directive 2001/55/EC, (Temporary Protection Directive- TPD). Last Saturday, 4 March 2023 marked the first year of the TPD;s implementation. With only two years until it expires and […]