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Fri, Nov 15, 2019

The Normandy Summit is finally on

A critical moment has arrived for the long-stalled negotiations over the future of eastern Ukraine. Frustrated with lack of progress, Ukraine’s representatives have pledged to give the moribund Normandy Four format one last chance. On the surface, there has finally been a breakthrough permitting the resumption of negotiations between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, […]

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Civil Society Conflict

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Finally some progress in Ukraine

In October, Ukraine made real progress on the anti-corruption fight.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Corruption

Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Eight obstacles to Ukraine achieving peace with Russia

The bottom line is anybody who believes Kyiv can negotiate anything with a foreign power that has no respect for Ukraine as a sovereign country and Ukrainians as a separate people is deluding themselves.

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Conflict Crisis Management

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Bitter harvest

Moscow is not eager to deal in the Normandy Four format with a Ukrainian president who has turned out to be a stronger defender of Ukraine’s interests than it anticipated.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

What Nord Stream 2 means for Europe

The EU has enough pipelines and LNG terminals to import all the gas it needs without Nord Stream 2.

UkraineAlert by Maik Günther

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Why Andriy Bohdan is the wrong man for the time

Despite his age, Bohdan has shown himself to be yesterday’s man. His personal profile is not indicative of the values that the public expects from its new generation of political leaders.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Is Nord Stream 2 a done deal?

The controversial natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany—Nord Stream 2—cleared its last obstacle this week.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Another one to watch

Ukraine needs more people with rich experience like Leonid Antonenko’s to dig into the data and speak out.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Corruption

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Mariupol forum puts eastern Ukraine on investors’ maps

Zelenskyy and his team delivered a clear and concise message in Mariupol: they are committed to their people in eastern Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Economy & Business International Markets

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

This should be Zelenskyy’s next big push

Ukraine now has a chance to take the radical steps needed to re-build the SBU and establish a genuine security service under firm democratic control.

UkraineAlert by Sergii Bondarchuk

Corruption Democratic Transitions

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