Attempts to keep the Russian market by making concessions in implementing the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement may prevent the Ukrainian economy from turning to new markets
1 April, Oleksandr Kramar
Yelyzaveta Skoropadska in art, politics and charity in some of the most tragic years of Ukrainian history
The initiative to invite peacekeepers to Donbas seems like a desperate move in the situation when traditional means of deterring Russia's creeping expansion have failed
20 March, Oleksandr Kramar
On the maladies afflicting Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences and its chances of recovery
24 February, Ihor Losiev
During the Yanukovych era, Boryspil International Airport went through at least two high-profile scandals associated with the attempts to transfer it into private hands. But even after officials were changed in offices, these attempts continue
23 February, Stanislav Kozliuk
Ukraine changed my life twice. The first time was when I discovered this country, its noble people, its tragedies, and its struggle for freedom that offers a model for all of Europe. The second time was when I discovered the music of Valentyn Sylvestrov.
23 February, Philippe de Lara
Hopes for stamping out corruption, reforming law enforcement bodies and transforming the country in accordance with the European values are futile, unless major flaws in the Ukrainian electoral law are eradicated
Ukrainian media tend to portray the enemy as semi-barbaric gangs of terrorists, good for nothing without Russian volunteers, the Chechen spetsnaz and the regular army of the Russian Federation. This distorted view of the enemy leads to underestimation and arrogance, which represent a factor of defeat.
21 February, Yaroslav Tynchenko
Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West
21 February, The Economist