UkraineAlert Aug 1, 2023
Ukraine is finally freeing itself from centuries of Russian imperialism
By Taras Kuzio
Vladimir Putin hoped his full-scale invasion of Ukraine would mark the dawn of a new Russian Empire. Instead, it has strengthened Ukraine’s resolve to free itself from centuries of Russian imperialism, writes Taras Kuzio.
UkraineAlert Jul 31, 2023
Zelenskyy advisor: Defeat in Ukraine will spark collapse of Putin regime
By Peter Dickinson
Ukrainian presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak says the Wagner mutiny has exposed Russia’s internal weakness and predicts battlefield defeats in Ukraine will spark the collapse of the Putin regime, writes Peter Dickinson.
UkraineAlert Jul 27, 2023
Russia’s mass abduction of Ukrainian children may qualify as genocide
By Vladyslav Havrylov
Vladimir Putin has already been charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court over the mass abduction of Ukrainian children. Many believe the deportations quality as genocide, writes Vladyslav Havrylov.
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 Jun 21, 2023
The new Ukraine will be a country worthy of its heroes
International attention is currently focused on the progress of the Ukrainian counteroffensive but it is also vital to make sure Ukraine wins the peace by creating a secure and prosperous country, writes Yulia Svyrydenko.
UkraineAlert Jun 19, 2023
Beyond the battlefield: Why we should invest in Ukraine’s democratic future
By Peter Erben, Gio Kobakhidze
Western military aid has helped Ukraine defend itself against Russia’s full-scale invasion, but the West must also support Ukraine’s efforts to consolidate the country’s democracy, argue Peter Erben and Gio Kobakhidze.
UkraineAlert Jun 1, 2023
The fight against courtroom corruption continues in wartime Ukraine
By Olena Halushka
Despite the existential challenges created by Russia’s full-scale invasion, Ukraine continues to make progress toward the reform of the country’s deeply discredited judicial system, writes Olena Halushka.
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