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UkraineAlert by Denis MacShane

Dec 2, 2021

Russian threat should revive Ukraine’s stalled domestic reform efforts

UkraineAlert by Denis MacShane

The threat of a major escalation in Russian aggression should help revive Ukraine's stalled domestic reform efforts and push the country towards the transformation that Ukrainians have been demanding for decades.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist by Dan Peleschuk

Nov 18, 2021

‘Hungary is not a democracy anymore,’ says opposition leader

New Atlanticist by Dan Peleschuk

Péter Márki-Zay, an engineer-turned-politician who now leads Hungary's opposition, joined the Atlantic Council for a discussion about the future of his country.

Central Europe Corruption

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Nov 15, 2021

Ukraine’s Anti-Oligarch Law: President Zelenskyy’s populist power grab?

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Ukraine's anti-oligarch law is being trumpeted by President Zelenskyy's supporters as a move to reduce the influence of Ukraine’s oligarch elite. However, it looks more like a populist ploy to strengthen presidential powers, writes Holos leader Kira Rudik.

Corruption Media

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried, Rose Jackson

Nov 9, 2021

How to get Biden’s democracy summit right

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried, Rose Jackson

Two of the Council’s democracy experts say the upcoming Summit for Democracy needs to take aim at autocrats’ tools by focusing on anti-corruption and tech standards, and elevating civil society.

Civil Society Corruption

UkraineAlert by Andriy Yermak

Nov 8, 2021

De-oligarchization of Ukraine is President Zelenskyy’s top priority

UkraineAlert by Andriy Yermak

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's anti-oligarch agenda holds the key to Ukraine's reform ambitions and is vital for the country's future national security, argues presidential chief of staff Andriy Yermak.

Corruption Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert by David Clark

Nov 6, 2021

Ukraine’s anti-oligarch law could make President Zelenskyy too powerful

UkraineAlert by David Clark

President Zelenskyy has trumpeted the country's new anti-oligarch law as a meaningful step towards curbing the power of Ukraine's oligarch class, but critics fear it may actually make Zelenskyy himself too powerful.

Corruption Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert by Oleksandra Ustinova

Nov 4, 2021

Ukraine MPs fight back against fake Covid vaccination certificates

UkraineAlert by Oleksandra Ustinova

As Ukraine grapples with a mounting Covid-19 death toll and low vaccination rates, the country's MPs aim to adopt tougher regulations targeting the thriving Ukrainian black market for fake vaccination certificates.

Coronavirus Corruption

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 22, 2021

Quirk on addressing fragile state threats in 2022 National Security Strategy

In the News by Atlantic Council

On October 17, the National Interest published an article by Atlantic Council Nonresident Senior Fellow Patrick Quirk offering steps the Biden administration can take in its 2022 National Security Strategy to address threats posed by fragile states. In the piece, Quirk discusses these threats – from non-state armed groups that fuel instability to corruption that weakens fragile state […]

Conflict Corruption

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 22, 2021

Melcangi quoted in The New York Times on challenges Libya faces heading into December elections

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Interview by Fariba Pajooh

Oct 21, 2021

Interview with Barna Karimi, former Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada

Interview by Fariba Pajooh

Barna Karimi, former Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada, joins Fariba Pajooh for an interview to discuss the fall of Kabul, the former Afghan government, the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces, and more.

Afghanistan Corruption

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