Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Asat quoted in South China Morning Post on the relocation of the Olympics

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Belarus’ future and her place in it

“I’m not going to participate in new elections,” Tsikhanouskaya said at the Atlantic Council. Instead, she wants to see a new free and fair election and a self-sustaining democratic movement in Belarus.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain

Belarus Democratic Transitions

Sun, Jul 18, 2021

Ukraine takes a big step towards judicial reform

Ukraine took a big step towards judicial reform on July 13 when MPs adopted laws that establish credible foundations for the reboot of the country’s deeply compromised legal system.

UkraineAlert by Olena Halushka and Tetiana Shevchuk

Civil Society Corruption

Sun, Jul 18, 2021

Naftogaz corporate governance is a national priority for Ukraine

In recent months, developments at Ukraine’s national energy company, Naftogaz, have raised concerns over the country's broader post-Maidan drive to reform corporate governance at state-owned enterprises

UkraineAlert by Andriy Boytsun

Corruption Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Nooruddin in the Washington Post: Nationalists in Christianity’s clothing

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Nationalism

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Ukraine’s Security Service reform plans under threat

Ukrainian MPs will vote on reform of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) later this week, but serious questions remain over the effectiveness of the draft law in its current form.

UkraineAlert by Olena Scherban and Olena Halushka

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Sat, Jul 10, 2021

Will Zelenskyy target all Ukrainian oligarchs equally?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy recently unveiled plans to curb the political influence of the country's powerful oligarchs, but skeptics question whether he will target oligarch ally Ihor Kolomoisky.

UkraineAlert by David Clark

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Mon, Jul 5, 2021

Could a judicial ombudsman help solve Ukraine’s rule of law problems?

One possible solution to Ukraine's rule of law problems is the creation of a Judicial Ombudsman to act as a prosecutor and provide judicial oversight in line with the model successfully used in Sweden.

UkraineAlert by Bate Toms

Corruption Political Reform

Thu, Jul 1, 2021

The Free World vs. China and Friends: It’s ideology, stupid

As the Chinese Communist Party celebrates its one hundredth anniversary, the US must sharpen the ideological contrast. For a nation conceived as an idea, the refusal to lead with the force of ideas is not only unbecoming—it is self-defeating.

New Atlanticist by Kaush Arha

China European Union

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Arbit in The Hill: “Biden needs a special envoy for Middle East normalization”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Middle East