Day: May 19, 2022

  • Bad History Can Kill: Simon Schama and Andrey Kurkov on Ukraine

    Bad History Can Kill: Simon Schama and Andrey Kurkov on Ukraine

    With this post I begin my stated attempt to get to grips with what is happening in Ukraine.  To that end, I have been reading Andrey Kurkov’s Ukraine Diaries  –    a  highly readable account of life against the background of the  Euro Maidan revolution.  This was an uprising which began in November 2013  and […]