Atlantic Council senior fellow Adrian Karatnycky argues in Foreign Policy magazine with Rutgers University professor Alexander J. Motyl that despite Ukrainian president Zelenskyy’s successes, his most important promises are hitting a wall. Karatnycky and Motyl provide a roadmap for the comedian-turned-leader to bring lasting reform to Ukraine.
Zelensky is now facing a grim reality: Dramatic change in Ukraine is difficult, yet public expectations are high.”
UkraineAlert Feb 11, 2020
Bohdan out, Yermak in: What next for Ukraine?
By Peter Dickinson
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has fired his controversial chief of staff Andriy Bohdan and replaced him with key adviser Andriy Yermak. What will this mean for the future direction of the Zelenskyy presidency?
UkraineAlert Jan 20, 2020
A frozen conflict may be Ukraine’s best option
By James Brooke
Many hoped President Zelenskyy’s April 2019 election could break the deadlock in peace talks with Russia. However, it now looks like the best Ukraine can expect is a transition from hot war to frozen conflict. That may not be such a bad outcome, argues James Brooke.
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