Ukraine-2014: Which way will the pendulum of digitalization swing
At first sight new, cheap, high-speed, accessible communication and informational channels, which are rapidly developing in Ukraine, would appear to facilitate the integration of society, educating huge groups of like-minded people, and forming a unified technological space. Nevertheless, in practice, digital media are able not only to consolidate and integrate, but also to explode unstable communities from the inside. In a society with distinctive stratification, different access to informational technologies, and strong regional heterogeneity, these media can exacerbate existing divisions. That is the current situation in Ukraine.