Tue, Sep 10, 2019

What Zelenskyy’s perfect picture is missing

The future of Ukraine’s key reform driver, its vibrant civil society, is missing and seriously threatened both by internal and external challenges.

UkraineAlert by Olena Prokopenko

Civil Society Elections

Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Why an Iran-backed paramilitary group has rebuilt a shrine in a ruined Iraqi city

Construction of religious sites has a long history in both Iraq and Iran. The Imam Ali Brigades’ religious narrative justifies its presence in Sinjar, but their contribution to the patchwork of paramilitaries in a disputed area is a cause for concern.

IranSource by Lizzie Porter

Civil Society Conflict

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

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Potter’s wheel spins anew in Ukrainian capital

Although the Crimean people continue to face occupation and dislocation, Rustem Skybin’s art reminds of the vibrant history and culture that they create.

UkraineAlert by Elina-Alem Kent

Civil Society Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

What is Ukraine? We finally have an answer

Ukraine has a strongly democratic society and government espousing diversity in ethnic, linguistic, cultural, and regional dimensions.

UkraineAlert by Oleh Havrylyshyn

Civil Society Elections

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Ukraine House Toronto highlights Ukraine’s renaissance

“Ukraine is having this renaissance, a boom; the closest thing I can compare it to is Berlin seventeen years ago, where the kids are just taking over," said Darko Skulsky, co-producer of HBO hit series Chernobyl.

UkraineAlert by Alexa Chopivsky and Paul Grod

Civil Society Ukraine

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Ullman in UPI: Failed government is the problem, not liberalism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Everything You Know about the Donbas Is Wrong

Almost every image of eastern Ukraine involves suffering of some sort: old people waiting in endless queues for tiny pensions; internally displaced persons living in cramped temporary housing that is no longer temporary; Ukrainian troops operating with few modern conveniences. Since 2014, most people with education and means have fled the region. One could be […]

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Inclusive Growth

Mon, Jun 3, 2019

The right man for the right time  

“God probably has a great sense of humor,” reckons Borys Gudziak, president of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv. The US-born archbishop transformed what was designed to be the Soviet communist party’s atheist ideology center in western Ukraine into a thriving catholic university. The irony of this transformation is not lost on him. Only […]

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Civil Society Nationalism