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Thu, Sep 19, 2019

How to lose friends and allies

If Kolomoisky is not renounced and investigated, the world will turn its back on Ukraine. But the Russians and oligarchs won’t.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Corruption Political Reform

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

The promise and peril of Ukraine’s borders

Many Ukrainians work abroad, and Ukraine’s western regions feel the labor shortage most acutely.

UkraineAlert by Ruslan Minich

Economy & Business Migration

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

What holds Ukraine back

It’s time for prison terms and the assertion of the rule of law. It also is time to draw the proverbial line in the sand, that the corrupt oligarchical practices in the economy, in politics, and in greater Ukrainian society will no longer be tolerated.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

More haste, less speed?

The focus needs to be broadened to include the entire range of oligarchs and not simply keep the spotlight on Kolomoisky.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Ukrainian business leaders want better economic policy and rule of law

The fifteen principles reflect a broad reform consensus in Ukraine, aiming at creating well-functioning markets and strong private property rights.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Fiscal and Structural Reform Political Reform

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Zelenskyy’s greatest challenge ahead

Despite enormous enthusiasm along with a strong readiness to fix things, many challenges lie ahead for Zelenskyy and his Servant of the People party. But the most serious one undoubtedly comes from Moscow.

UkraineAlert by Mykola Vorobiov

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Slow down already

Zelenskyy is consolidating power. Ukraine is rapidly switching to a presidential republic from the parliamentary-presidential system its constitution prescribes. And the worst part is that there’s little to stop him.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Political Reform

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

What Zelenskyy’s perfect picture is missing

The future of Ukraine’s key reform driver, its vibrant civil society, is missing and seriously threatened both by internal and external challenges.

UkraineAlert by Olena Prokopenko

Civil Society Elections

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Ukraine’s libertarian revolution

Many Ukrainian free marketers are sulking in the sidelines because they misread the Zelenskyy movement last spring.

UkraineAlert by James Brooke

Elections Macroeconomics

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Removing the stigma: Ukraine launches suicide prevention hotline for veterans

Mental health issues remain largely taboo in Ukrainian society, where the prevalence of traditional machismo culture has long fueled a “boys don’t cry” mentality

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

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Thu, Sep 19, 2019

How to lose friends and allies

If Kolomoisky is not renounced and investigated, the world will turn its back on Ukraine. But the Russians and oligarchs won’t.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Corruption Political Reform

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

The promise and peril of Ukraine’s borders

Many Ukrainians work abroad, and Ukraine’s western regions feel the labor shortage most acutely.

UkraineAlert by Ruslan Minich

Economy & Business Migration

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

What holds Ukraine back

It’s time for prison terms and the assertion of the rule of law. It also is time to draw the proverbial line in the sand, that the corrupt oligarchical practices in the economy, in politics, and in greater Ukrainian society will no longer be tolerated.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

More haste, less speed?

The focus needs to be broadened to include the entire range of oligarchs and not simply keep the spotlight on Kolomoisky.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Ukrainian business leaders want better economic policy and rule of law

The fifteen principles reflect a broad reform consensus in Ukraine, aiming at creating well-functioning markets and strong private property rights.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Fiscal and Structural Reform Political Reform

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Zelenskyy’s greatest challenge ahead

Despite enormous enthusiasm along with a strong readiness to fix things, many challenges lie ahead for Zelenskyy and his Servant of the People party. But the most serious one undoubtedly comes from Moscow.

UkraineAlert by Mykola Vorobiov

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Slow down already

Zelenskyy is consolidating power. Ukraine is rapidly switching to a presidential republic from the parliamentary-presidential system its constitution prescribes. And the worst part is that there’s little to stop him.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Political Reform

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

What Zelenskyy’s perfect picture is missing

The future of Ukraine’s key reform driver, its vibrant civil society, is missing and seriously threatened both by internal and external challenges.

UkraineAlert by Olena Prokopenko

Civil Society Elections

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Ukraine’s libertarian revolution

Many Ukrainian free marketers are sulking in the sidelines because they misread the Zelenskyy movement last spring.

UkraineAlert by James Brooke

Elections Macroeconomics

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Removing the stigma: Ukraine launches suicide prevention hotline for veterans

Mental health issues remain largely taboo in Ukrainian society, where the prevalence of traditional machismo culture has long fueled a “boys don’t cry” mentality

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding