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The latest pieces from UkraineAlert:

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

What Zelenskyy’s perfect picture is missing

The future of Ukraine’s key reform driver, its vibrant civil society, is missing and seriously threatened both by internal and external challenges.

UkraineAlert by Olena Prokopenko

Civil Society Elections

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Ukraine’s libertarian revolution

Many Ukrainian free marketers are sulking in the sidelines because they misread the Zelenskyy movement last spring.

UkraineAlert by James Brooke

Elections Macroeconomics

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Removing the stigma: Ukraine launches suicide prevention hotline for veterans

Mental health issues remain largely taboo in Ukrainian society, where the prevalence of traditional machismo culture has long fueled a “boys don’t cry” mentality

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Experts

Givi Gigitashvili

Research Assistant for the Caucasus, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Lukas Andriukaitis

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Content

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Ukraine’s libertarian revolution

Many Ukrainian free marketers are sulking in the sidelines because they misread the Zelenskyy movement last spring.

UkraineAlert by James Brooke

Elections Macroeconomics

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Removing the stigma: Ukraine launches suicide prevention hotline for veterans

Mental health issues remain largely taboo in Ukrainian society, where the prevalence of traditional machismo culture has long fueled a “boys don’t cry” mentality

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Sun, Sep 8, 2019

It was worth it

The whole world watched his first steps in this direction today on the tarmac of the Boryspil airport, and this success may give the new president greater confidence as well.

UkraineAlert by Alexander Khrebet

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Sun, Sep 8, 2019

What price did Ukraine pay for prisoner exchange?

The long-awaited return brought tears not only to the eyes of their loved ones but also to many Ukrainians who rooted for their liberation.

UkraineAlert by Iryna Matviyishyn

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Q&A: What does Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap mean?

"Putin may hope that Western praise for his 'humanitarian gesture' will reduce the pressure on Moscow to end its undeclared war in the Donbas and place the onus on Zelenskyy to make all of the concessions."

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Fri, Sep 6, 2019

The saga of David and Goliath on the outskirts of Kyiv

As a newly elected president and parliament have been sworn in, and a new government formed, the new political class must be ready to radically transform the values of Ukraine’s business culture.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Economy & Business Political Reform

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

So far, so good

The Zelenskyy administration’s very positive statements, if translated into policies, would open a new era of economic growth and opportunity for Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Oleh Havrylyshyn and Basil Kalymon

Macroeconomics Political Reform

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

Want investors to take Ukraine seriously? The solution is obvious

Now is time to change Ukraine’s courts, and we can make it happen, so long as our Western friends speak out loudly and forcefully at the right moments.

UkraineAlert by Mykhailo Zhernakov

Corruption Political Reform

Tue, Aug 27, 2019

G7 leaders: the Kremlin is setting a trap. Don’t fall for it

The Kremlin counts on using this goodwill to lead us into a trap of fatal mistakes.

UkraineAlert by Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Conflict International Norms

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Rare opportunity opens for US LNG to reach Greece-Turkey-Ukraine gas corridor

While the mainstream media’s attention is now focused on the completion of Russia’s two gas pipeline projects—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream—exceptional, but under-reported changes are afoot in southeast Europe that could challenge Moscow’s regional dominance and geopolitical pressure and help establish a bidirectional north-south corridor linking Greece and Turkey to Ukraine along the Trans-Balkan pipeline. […]

EnergySource by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment