Autopsy of an Empire: 30 Years on from the fall of the USSR!

Thirty years after the Soviet Union was dissolved with the Belavezha Accords, the post-Soviet landscape has changed dramatically – as have the nations that were present at the dissolution. While Russia has regressed into an authoritarian state under President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine and Belarus are today marked by efforts to break with their Soviet past. Ukraine has spent years working to enact democratic reforms to fundamentally reshape its society, despite an ongoing war waged by Russia to thwart the country’s westward push.