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British journalist Stephen Armstrong shares his concern about oligarchs pushing democratic institutions in the world to the sideline
28 October, 2011   ▪   Bohdan Tsioupine
According to Anatoliy Blyzniuk, one-time Governor of Donetsk Oblast, UAH 2,500 is perfectly enough for a person to live on. The Ukrainian Week investigates whether Mr. Blyzniuk is right
24 October, 2011   ▪   Natalia Kommodova
The government is trying to get off the IMF needle but is not prepared for the pain of withdrawal. Ukraine’s sovereign debt and fiscal load are set to grow in 2012, and default may become a reality in 2013
14 October, 2011   ▪   Maria Minska
A draft law on decriminalizing economic crimes gives the green light to raider schemes
13 October, 2011   ▪   Andrii Duda
The uproar surrounding the gas wars hides the real roots of Ukraine’s energy dependence. It originates from oligarchs who prefer not to modernise their plants and rely on their shadow arrangements with Russia
7 October, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Smart dealers fleece drivers for over UAH 100 million for parking in Kyiv
29 September, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Krasnohorodsky
If technology collapses, Ukraine’s economy is doomed to crisis after crisis
29 September, 2011   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
Can the government complete the first practical energy source diversification project and reduce dependence on Russia?
7 September, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
The first steps
29 August, 2011   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The draft update of the Energy Strategy of Ukraine through 2030 places major emphasis on developing the electrical power industry sector on the foundation of the coal and nuclear industries
17 August, 2011   ▪   Inna Zavhorodnya
Memories of last-year’s government moves in the agricultural sector are still fuelling prices
1 August, 2011   ▪   Dmytro Boyarchuk
Economic growth will not take place without true deregulation and improved tax conditions for small and medium businesses.
1 August, 2011   ▪   Ivan Hryhoriev
Recent events in the center of Europe proof again that he who controls the infrastructure has the best chance of success
13 July, 2011   ▪   Oksana Kushnir
Instead of initiating a full-fledged pension reform the government will simply make life harder for the retired living on the existing pay-as-you-go pension scheme
5 July, 2011   ▪   Vitalii Melnychuk
The government has shifted the blame for delayed VAT compensation to business owners
4 July, 2011   ▪   Іrina Khodorova
National projects are not so much determined by the interests of Ukraine, but by those of business structures, that are linked to politicians
4 July, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
Export dynamics, inflation and privatisation help the government fill the budget, while at the same time they are increasing pressure on taxpayers
2 June, 2011   ▪   Oleksii Voronych
Ukraine will have to clean the Augean Stables of the tycoon-controlled economy regardless of how the global financial crisis develops
2 June, 2011   ▪   Volodymyr Dubrovsky
Customs is being privatized through laws and court orders
2 June, 2011   ▪   Ivan Kostenko
Ukrainian Week has singled out the dirtiest deals in the state procurement market this year and presents the main “heroes” of this multi-billion milking of the public purse
2 June, 2011   ▪   Yurii Nikolov
The French journalist Camille Magnard speaks about why the ex-CEO of Kryvorizhstal failed to stand the test of Ukrainian reality Camille Magnard’s report about Kryvorizhstal entitled “Arcelor Mittal tested by Ukrainian steel” and broadcast by Radio France Internationale on 2 March 2010, won the Louise Weiss Prize, an annual award from the Francophone section of the Association of European Journalists
31 May, 2011   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Research supervisor, Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies; Chief Editor, Arms Export and Defense Complex of Ukraine magazine
12 May, 2011   ▪   Serhiy Zghurets
The ten-year program to overcome poverty in Ukraine is a fiasco as some regions have actually found themselves on the verge of poverty
11 May, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Russia utilises express diplomacy and media campaigns to have its South Stream overcome its construction being behind that of Nabucco
11 May, 2011   ▪   Rostyslav Pavlenko
The authorities have enough powers in their hands to launch any reform but the nature of relations among those in power results in the dragging out of changes or confusing their essence
10 May, 2011   ▪   Dmytro Kalynchuk
Mankind cannot afford to abandon nuclear energy but should change its approach to the way it is used
7 April, 2011   ▪   Yurіy Raykhel
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
 
 
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