Ukraine has moved tentatively toward an open society and market economy since independence. The country has held several democratic elections but largely failed to address state control and corruption in its economy. Since the 2014 Maidan Revolution, Ukraine has undertaken significant economic reform and moved decisively toward a Europe-focused foreign policy.
Tue, Nov 3, 2020
Ukraine’s recent local elections were primarily a referendum on the quality of local governance in the country, and the result was a resounding vote of confidence in the existing municipal authorities.
Wed, Nov 4, 2020
Pro-Russian parties did well in eastern Ukraine during local elections on October 25 as Kremlin-friendly politicians continued to dominate the region despite six years of undeclared war with Moscow.
Mon, Nov 2, 2020
Incumbent mayors emerged as the big winners of Ukraine’s recent local elections with voters preferring familiar faces to rival candidates representing the country’s major national political parties.
UkraineAlert by Brian Mefford
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