EnergySourceOct 10, 2023
The case for investing in Ukraine’s energy future
By Mark Temnycky
Despite uncertainty over when the war will end and corruption in Ukraine, international investors should see Ukraine’s energy reconstruction as an opportunity to create a European energy leader.
Mark Temnycky is a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. He is also an accredited freelance journalist covering Eurasian affairs and European energy security matters. Temnycky’s articles have been published by various news outlets, including the New York Times, Forbes, the Hill, the Diplomat, the National Interest, EUobserver, the Diplomatic Courier, the Euromaidan Press, and several other US and European news outlets. He has been published by think tanks such as the Atlantic Council, the Wilson Center, and the Center for European Policy Analysis. Temnycky’s articles have been referenced and shared by the European Parliament, NATO Library, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Transparency International, and several other governmental and nongovernmental institutions, think tanks, and news outlets across North America and Europe. Temnycky was a recipient of the Ukrainian World Congress’ inaugural “Ukrainian diaspora 30 under 30” award, and he was recognized by the International Sports Press Association in 2023 for his coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He also received the medal “For the sacrifice and love for Ukraine” from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate. Temnycky holds a master’s degree in public administration and a Master of Arts in international relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history, with departmental honors, from Le Moyne College, and has a certificate in international relations from Georgetown University.