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Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Ukraine in a smartphone: Zelenskyy’s digital dream

President Zelenskyy has called for a digital revolution to transform Ukraine into a "country in a smart phone" but is greater e-government the answer to Ukraine's long struggle against corruption and dysfunction within state institutions?

UkraineAlert by Anatoly Motkin

Democratic Transitions Internet

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

Why we welcome debate on Ukraine

The Eurasia Center issued a statement on February 14 signed by 27 respected foreign policy experts criticizing the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group’s “Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region,” even as we stated our respect for its signatories. We are proud of our efforts to provide an effective alternative to the […]

UkraineAlert by Eurasia Center

Political Reform Rule of Law

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Flawed peace plan for Ukraine doesn’t pass muster

A distinguished international group of American, European, and Russian former government officials and think tank experts has taken advantage of the Munich Security Conference to issue a statement recommending twelve steps to bring greater security to Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic region. For years, the Kremlin has tried to change the conversation on Ukraine, and they may have found their opening in Munich. In response, twenty-nine former US diplomats, government officials, and experts point out their errors.

UkraineAlert by Eurasia Center

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Nation-building Ukraine marks a year of Orthodox independence

Ukraine has recently marked one year of Orthodox independence. The country's religious landscape has yet to change dramatically, but the significance for Ukraine's nation-building journey cannot be overstated.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Civil Society Russia

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Putin forever: Ukraine faces the prospect of endless imperial aggression

Vladimir Putin's plans to change the Russian Constitution offer a strong indication that he intends to remain in charge of the country for the rest of his life. For Ukraine, this means coming to terms with the reality of endless imperial aggression.

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Conflict Russia

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

World must not forget Putin’s Crimean crime

When Vladimir Putin seized Crimea six years ago, he challenged the basic principles of international law. This should make Crimea a vital issue on the international agenda - but the occupied peninsula has long since disappeared from the headlines.

UkraineAlert by Suleiman Mamut

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Cohen joins RTVI (Russian) to discuss Turkey-Russia relations on the issue of Syria

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Transcript: Everything you know about Ukraine is wrong

Change is afoot in most of Ukraine. In the past few years, Ukraine has witnessed a cultural and political revolution. Yevhen Hlibovytsky describes specific civil society projects to exhibit how much Ukraine has changed over the last six years.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Ukraine

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Bohdan out, Yermak in: What next for Ukraine?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has fired his controversial chief of staff Andriy Bohdan and replaced him with key adviser Andriy Yermak. What will this mean for the future direction of the Zelenskyy presidency?

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

Carpenter speaks to The Daily Beast on Lukashenko’s Ukraine policy

As former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Michael Carpenter speaks on longstanding Belarusian policies towards Ukraine. Related reading More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus Politics & Diplomacy

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Tue, Mar 3, 2020

How Naftogaz outfoxed the Kremlin and can do it again

Where does Naftogaz stand six years after the Maidan revolution? What is the current state of the Ukrainian energy sector? And what has been the impact on the broader European market?

3:00pm Washington DC

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Why should the US care about Ukraine?

The recent impeachment hearings put a spotlight on Ukraine and US national interests there. The National Interest magazine compared current policy to Vietnam's “groupthink" while Ambassador John Herbst argued that the United States has vital strategic interests in Ukraine. This debate will settle the score.

2:30pm Washington DC