Журнал Viche 2013 №1

№1, 2013

Ukraine and the world: the fight of rankings and positions

Having considerable experience in the nation building, rich history and culture, Ukraine only partially opens to the world, leaving "behind the scenes" the achievements of its citizens, some natural or historical advantages. Without having the possibility of free political development in the days of the Soviet Union, our country today has also difficulties in becoming consolidated as an equal player in the international arena, who would be able to show itself from the most profitable part. Although, taking into consideration the huge potential and irresistible desire to get merited reputation among other members of the international community, Ukraine is more often becoming the subject of various rankings and statistical calculations, as it makes talk about itself on the different continents and, by the way, in the context of almost all areas of the human activity.