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Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Resetting Ukraine’s reforms

Since the 2014 Revolution of Dignity, Ukraine has embarked on an historic reform process that has produced decidedly mixed results. A reset may now help get the country's transformation back on track.

UkraineAlert by Olena Halushka

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Russia’s Navalny protests provoke mixed emotions in Ukraine

Ukraine has good reasons to support the current Russian protests against Kremlin corruption, but many Ukrainians remain suspicious of protest leader Alexei Navalny's troubling nationalist background.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Corruption

Sat, Jan 23, 2021

Davidzon in Foreign Policy: Navalny Is All-In on Bringing Down Putinism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Corruption

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: Democracy: The journey that has taken a wrong turn

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Corruption

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

Reloading Ukraine’s privatization process

The Ukrainian parliament is scheduled to consider a new bill in late December 2020 that aims to continue a radical reload of the country's privatization process begun in 2019.

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Sennychenko

Corruption Economy & Business

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

The EU must help resolve constitutional crisis in Kyiv

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has plunged the country into a crisis that threatens its post-2014 progress. The EU can help Kyiv fight back by imposing sanctions on the MPs leading the attack on anti-corruption reforms.

UkraineAlert by Willem Aldershoff

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Tue, Dec 8, 2020

Can privatization transform Ukraine’s alcohol industry?

In 2019, President Zelenskyy initiated the privatization of Ukraine's state-owned alcohol producers in a bid to reform what is one of the most corrupt sectors of the Ukrainian economy and generate budget revenues.

UkraineAlert by Sergey Bleskun

Corruption Economy & Business

Mon, Dec 7, 2020

We will not let the old guard drag Ukraine backwards

The old guard wants to drag Ukraine back to the times when they could siphon public money off with impunity and play Russian-style politics. We will not let them succeed, says Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Kuleba

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

Moldova’s diaspora flexes its political muscles

Maia Sandu owes her victory in part to a new dynamic force in Moldovan politics: the diaspora, which has kept the Moldovan economy afloat for years and is now making its political voice heard, even as the oligarchs and their allies attempt to keep the diaspora on the sidelines.

New Atlanticist by Sabrina Hernandez

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Dec 3, 2020

A budget roils a nation. What’s happening in Guatemala?

The Guatemalan Congress went up in smoke, literally, on November 21, when massive protests broke out against a draft budget that was negotiated behind closed doors, with limited input from civil society, and that proposed cuts in funding for COVID-19 and human rights agencies as the country battles the virus, unemployment, and corruption.

New Atlanticist by Maria Fernanda Bozmoski

Coronavirus Corruption

Events

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Navalny, Putin, and the future of Russia

Online Event Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was immediately detained upon his return to Russia. Navalny then released a documentary detailing systemic corruption by President Vladimir Putin, prompting major protests across Russia. Just how strong is Navalny’s opposition movement?

8:00am Civil Society Corruption Democratic Transitions Europe & Eurasia

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