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Mon, Oct 5, 2020

The case for sanctioning Ukraine’s anti-Western MPs

Many of Ukraine's most prominent anti-Western figures also have considerable business interests in the West. Anti-corruption activists accuse them of hypocrisy and say sanctions are justified.

UkraineAlert by Daria Kaleniuk

Corruption Non-Traditional Threats

Tue, Aug 25, 2020

Ashford in the New York Times: Biden wants to return to a ‘normal’ foreign policy. That’s the problem.

Emma writes about way forward for US leadership in the world. Even under a Biden administration, the US can not approach foreign policy as it once did. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Human Rights

Wed, Aug 19, 2020

German politics heats up

For the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Atlantic Council Resident Fellow Julian Mueller-Kaler joins AICGS’ Jeff Rathke and Eric Langenbacher for a new episode of the Zeitgeist, to talk about German political dynamics, the Social Democratic Party, and Merkel's ending tenure.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Chhibber in the Economic Times: The virus has seriously exposed the limits of populism. But will the pandemic push it against the wall?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Populism

Mon, Jul 20, 2020

Manning in The National Interest: Coronavirus Meets Donald Trump’s Wonderland: What the Facemask Wars Reveal

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Toppling Lenin: The lessons of Ukraine’s memory wars

The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a flurry of monument removals across the US and elsewhere. Independent Ukraine's long history of memory wars offers a timely case study in the politics of the past.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Democratic Transitions Nationalism

Sun, May 24, 2020

Ukraine’s showbiz president shuns mainstream media

Volodymyr Zelenskyy won the Ukrainian presidency with a campaign that positioned him as an everyman alternative to the country's discredited political elite, but a lack of media engagement now risks undermining his democratic credentials.

UkraineAlert by Tetiana Gaiduk

Democratic Transitions Internet

Thu, May 21, 2020

Ukraine’s novice president may yet live up to the hype

Ukraine's President Zelenskyy has struggled to match the sky high expectations that accompanied his historic 2019 election win, but he has done enough during his first year to suggest he may yet live up to the hype, says Tetiana Popova.

UkraineAlert by Tetiana Popova

Crisis Management Democratic Transitions

Mon, May 11, 2020

Nooruddin as a panelist at The Asian Leaders Council at UVA: Citizenship Amendment Bill Webinar

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India

Sun, May 3, 2020

Zelenskyy fails to deliver on promise of a new beginning

Volodymyr Zelenskyy won the Ukrainian presidency in spring 2019 as a political outsider promising an end to decades of corrupt government. One year on, Ukrainians are still waiting for evidence of this fight against corruption.

UkraineAlert by David Clark

Democratic Transitions Populism