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Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Zelenskyy puts Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution on trial

Criminal charges against prominent Ukrainian activist Tetyana Chornovol represent a watershed moment in the country's modern history that risks putting Ukraine's entire Maidan Revolution on trial.

UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky

Democratic Transitions Rule of Law

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Ukraine agrees to dialogue with Russian-led republics

Ukrainian officials this week agreed to begin talks with representatives of Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine, marking a significant policy departure following six years of refusals to enter into direct dialogue with the breakaway regions.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Karatnycky in Foreign Policy: The End of Zelenskyy’s Honeymoon

Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky argues in Foreign Policy magazine with Alexander Motyl that despite Ukrainian president Zelenskyy's successes, his most important promises are hitting a wall.

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Adrian Karatnycky is a nonresident 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.