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Alina Nychyk

About Alina Nychyk

Alina Nychyk is a journalist, political scientist and economist. She researches international response to the conflict in Ukraine and Ukraine’s integration into the European Union. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree with honours in International Economics from Kyiv National Economic University and Master’s Degree in International Economic Relations from Wroclaw Economic University. Alina also studied in Gazi University in Turkey and Goethe University, Frankfurt on Main in Germany. She is a Secretary General of the Regional Representation of Polish Forum of Young Diplomats in Wrocław and a Content Manager at Ukraine Democracy Initiative. She continues her research on her web-page Hold the Trend.

‘Viking’ is Yet Another Way to Annoy Ukraine

At the end of December 2016, the film ‘Viking’ was released in cinemas across Russia. It set an absolute record among the country’s filmgoers, gathering $1 billion in the box office within its first nine days. It is also said to be the most expensive Russian film ever made. The film was expected to depict historical truth, at least this is what the producers claimed, but it seems it failed to do so. Continue reading ‘Viking’ is Yet Another Way to Annoy Ukraine