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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



Mon, Aug 19, 2019

The West needs to act fast to help Ukraine

This might be Ukraine’s greatest chance yet. The West needs to assist as well as it can.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

European Union International Markets

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Do something with state enterprises already

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is right to emphasize the need to privatize state-owned enterprises.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Financial Regulation Fiscal and Structural Reform

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

An open letter to Mrs. Zelenskyy

When you come to Washington, we will welcome you with open arms.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Elections

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Mr. Zelenskyy goes to Washington

This new generation of leadership has rejected the psychological and emotional ties to Russia held by post-independence Ukrainian political leaders.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Political Reform Security & Defense

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

How one man’s outsized philanthropy transformed a village and may inspire a new kind of giving

“I hope this project will be an example for other entrepreneurs and for other communities in Ukraine," said Mykhaylo Veselskyy.

UkraineAlert by Viola Gienger

Inclusive Growth Ukraine

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Many ills for Ukraine’s veterans but one place to look for a cure

When veterans return from eastern Ukraine, sleep deprivation, anxiety, and depression are common complaints.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Conflict

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Preparing for the US-Ukraine summit

Presidents Trump and Zelenskyy can not only thwart Moscow across Europe, they can both strengthen their respective countries’ positions across Europe.

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Energy Markets & Governance National Security

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Corruption and courts matter but universities are key

Quality education is essential for innovation, initiatives, and competitiveness that have a direct bearing on economic and national security.

UkraineAlert by Marta Farion

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Potter’s wheel spins anew in Ukrainian capital

Although the Crimean people continue to face occupation and dislocation, Rustem Skybin’s art reminds of the vibrant history and culture that they create.

UkraineAlert by Elina-Alem Kent

Civil Society Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Want foreign investors to take Ukraine seriously? Prove it

Investors want predictability and protection.

UkraineAlert by Anatoly Motkin

Financial Regulation Rule of Law