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Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Slow down already

Zelenskyy is consolidating power. Ukraine is rapidly switching to a presidential republic from the parliamentary-presidential system its constitution prescribes. And the worst part is that there’s little to stop him.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Political Reform

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

An open letter to Mrs. Zelenskyy

When you come to Washington, we will welcome you with open arms.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Elections

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Many ills for Ukraine’s veterans but one place to look for a cure

When veterans return from eastern Ukraine, sleep deprivation, anxiety, and depression are common complaints.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Conflict

Melinda Haring is the editor of the UkraineAlert blog, which is the Atlantic Council’s most popular publication. Haring is a longtime observer of political developments in the Eurasia region, and her analysis has been featured in The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign PolicyNewsweek, Novoe VremyaThe American Interest, Kyiv Post, PRI, and broadcast and published by NPR, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and Voice of AmericaShe is the author of the report Reforming the Democracy Bureaucracy, coauthor of Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Persons Hold a Key to Peace (Atlantic Council, 2017), and a contributor to Does Democracy Matter? (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)Haring has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia. A graduate of Georgetown University, she holds an MA in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Haring is the vice chair of the board of East Europe Foundation in Kyiv, Ukraine, and a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.