UkraineAlert Sep 21, 2021
Rigged vote highlights growing gulf between Putin’s Russia and democratic Ukraine
By Peter Dickinson
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 Sep 14, 2021
Belarus dictator poses growing threat to Ukraine
By Lisa Yasko
Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s growing dependence on the Kremlin is allowing Vladimir Putin to expand his military presence in Belarus and creating a new front in Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine.
UkraineAlert Sep 23, 2021
Zelenskyy slams UN inaction over Putin’s Ukraine war
By Peter Dickinson
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.
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Resilience in the face of adversity
Ukraine has moved tentatively toward an open society and market economy since independence. The country has held several democratic elections but largely failed to address state control and corruption in its economy. Since the 2014 Maidan Revolution, Ukraine has undertaken significant economic reform and moved decisively toward a Europe-focused foreign policy.
UkraineAlert Apr 20, 2021
Ukraine’s nation-building journey and the legacy of the Euromaidan Revolution
By Sofiya Kominko
Ukrainian MPs recently passed a resolution recognizing the country's 2013-14 Euromaidan Revolution as a "key moment" in Ukraine's nation-building process, but the final verdict of history is still to come.
UkraineAlert Apr 13, 2021
Ukraine’s cultural revival faces political challenges
By Kateryna Botanova
Efforts are underway in Ukraine to defend the independence and transparency of the Ukrainian Cultural Fund amid concerns in Ukrainian civil society that toxic political practices are making a comeback.
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