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Tue, Sep 28, 2021

American author’s timely love letter to Odesa

American author Vladislav Davidzon’s new book “From Odessa With Love” takes readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour of Ukraine’s famously colorful and cosmopolitan Black Sea port city.

UkraineAlert by Anthony Bartaway

Resilience & Society Ukraine

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

How village cheese is bringing Ukraine closer to Europe

A village cheese-making initiative in western Ukraine’s Zakarpattia Oblast is bringing a taste of Western Europe to the Ukrainian countryside and highlighting the possibilities of agricultural entrepreneurship.

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Tuzhanskyi

Economy & Business Resilience & Society

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

No regrets: One Woman in White’s story from exile

Anastasia Kostyugova is one of the hundreds of thousands of Belarusians who have fled their country since 2020. “My mother is in prison. I’m in exile. I didn’t expect this. We didn’t understand the value of human rights and democracy,” Kostyugova affirms.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Belarus Resilience & Society

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Zelenskyy slams UN inaction over Putin’s Ukraine war

In a strongly worded address at the UN, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned that failure to confront Russian aggression in Ukraine will have grave consequences for international security.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Russia fears the Belarusization of Belarus

Moscow commentators are alarmed by signs of strengthening national identity in Belarus and warn that “Belarusization” could lead to a decline in Russian influence, much as it has done in nearby Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Resilience & Society

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Rigged vote highlights growing gulf between Putin’s Russia and democratic Ukraine

Russia’s deeply flawed recent parliamentary election was a reminder of the growing gulf between the increasingly authoritarian country and the fledgling democratic political culture taking root in neighboring Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Ukraine’s infrastructure upgrade set to continue

President Zelenskyy’s Big Construction program, which aims to transform Ukraine’s transport infrastructure through massive road construction works, is set to receive major funding in Ukraine’s 2022 state budget.

UkraineAlert by Peter Byrne

Economy & Business Ukraine

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Why we must not recognize Russia’s fraudulent election

Russia’s parliamentary elections failed to meet even the most basic democratic standards and served to illustrate the country’s slide into dictatorship under Vladimir Putin, says Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Reloading Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms

Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms have come under scrutiny this year following controversial developments at Naftogaz. Can new legislation get this important reform initiative back on track?

UkraineAlert by Iaroslav Zhelezniak, Andriy Boytsun, Oleksandr Lysenko

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Why Ukraine’s Olympic bid could be a very smart move

President Zelenskyy has set his sights on bringing the Winter Olympics to Ukraine. For a country seeking to emerge from international obscurity, hosting the Olympics offers a range of exciting opportunities.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Resilience & Society Ukraine
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Tue, Sep 28, 2021

American author’s timely love letter to Odesa

American author Vladislav Davidzon's new book "From Odessa With Love" takes readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour of Ukraine's famously colorful and cosmopolitan Black Sea port city.

UkraineAlert by Anthony Bartaway

Resilience & Society Ukraine

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

How village cheese is bringing Ukraine closer to Europe

A village cheese-making initiative in western Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast is bringing a taste of Western Europe to the Ukrainian countryside and highlighting the possibilities of agricultural entrepreneurship.

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Tuzhanskyi

Economy & Business Resilience & Society

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

No regrets: One Woman in White’s story from exile

Anastasia Kostyugova is one of the hundreds of thousands of Belarusians who have fled their country since 2020. “My mother is in prison. I’m in exile. I didn’t expect this. We didn’t understand the value of human rights and democracy,” Kostyugova affirms.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Belarus Resilience & Society

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Zelenskyy slams UN inaction over Putin’s Ukraine war

In a strongly worded address at the UN, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned that failure to confront Russian aggression in Ukraine will have grave consequences for international security.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Russia fears the Belarusization of Belarus

Moscow commentators are alarmed by signs of strengthening national identity in Belarus and warn that "Belarusization" could lead to a decline in Russian influence, much as it has done in nearby Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Resilience & Society

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Rigged vote highlights growing gulf between Putin’s Russia and democratic Ukraine

Russia's deeply flawed recent parliamentary election was a reminder of the growing gulf between the increasingly authoritarian country and the fledgling democratic political culture taking root in neighboring Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Ukraine’s infrastructure upgrade set to continue

President Zelenskyy's Big Construction program, which aims to transform Ukraine's transport infrastructure through massive road construction works, is set to receive major funding in Ukraine's 2022 state budget.

UkraineAlert by Peter Byrne

Economy & Business Ukraine

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Why we must not recognize Russia’s fraudulent election

Russia's parliamentary elections failed to meet even the most basic democratic standards and served to illustrate the country's slide into dictatorship under Vladimir Putin, says Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Reloading Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms

Ukraine's corporate governance reforms have come under scrutiny this year following controversial developments at Naftogaz. Can new legislation get this important reform initiative back on track?

UkraineAlert by Iaroslav Zhelezniak, Andriy Boytsun, Oleksandr Lysenko

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Why Ukraine’s Olympic bid could be a very smart move

President Zelenskyy has set his sights on bringing the Winter Olympics to Ukraine. For a country seeking to emerge from international obscurity, hosting the Olympics offers a range of exciting opportunities.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Resilience & Society Ukraine