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Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Q&A: What do Paris talks mean for the Russia-Ukraine peace process?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time during long-awaited Normandy Four peace talks in Paris this week. While the meeting failed to produce any major breakthroughs, it did result in progress on a number of technical issues and a commitment to continue dialogue in spring 2020. What does this mean for the Russia-Ukraine peace process?

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Q&A: What does Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap mean?

"Putin may hope that Western praise for his 'humanitarian gesture' will reduce the pressure on Moscow to end its undeclared war in the Donbas and place the onus on Zelenskyy to make all of the concessions."

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

His star is on the rise

Now, Oleksiy Honcharuk may be the next prime minister of Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Elections Political Reform

Adrian Karatnycky is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and managing partner of Myrmidon Group LLC, a New York-based consultancy that works with investors and corporations seeking entry into the complex emerging markets of Ukraine and Eastern Europe. He is a founder and codirector of the Ukrainian-Jewish Encounter.

From 1993 to 2004, he was president and executive director of Freedom House, during which time he developed programs of assistance to democratic and human rights movements in Belarus, Serbia, Russia, and Ukraine. At Freedom House he devised a range of long-term comparative analytic surveys of democracy and political reform. For twelve years he directed the benchmark survey Freedom in the World and was co-editor of the annual Nations in Transit study of reform in the post-Communist world.

He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, and many other periodicals. He is coauthor of three books and coeditor of eight books on Soviet and post-Soviet themes. He’s been an outstanding voice for the Council on events unfolding in Ukraine.