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How and when are Ukraine’s reactionary forces most likely to strike back
18 May, 2015   ▪   Oles Oleksiyenko
The Donbas master's current clout in politics, economy and war
18 May, 2015   ▪   Denys Kazanskyi
Shifts in electoral preferences in the countdown to local elections
18 May, 2015   ▪   Oles Oleksiyenko
The Kremlin will use the murders of MP Oleh Kalashnikov and writer Oles Buzyna to put pressure on Kyiv internationally
23 April, 2015   ▪   Denys Kazanskyi
Taming a few oligarchs will not change the oligarchic system, since Ukraine still has no organized alternative to it in the form of civil society or small and medium businesses
23 April, 2015   ▪   Oles Oleksiyenko
Law enforcement reforms
23 April, 2015   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
Why an international strategy to return Crimea is necessary and what implications the militarization of the peninsula will have for the Black Sea and Mediterranean region
16 March, 2015   ▪   Anna Korbut
The annexation of Crimea from December 2, 2013, through April 4, 2014
16 March, 2015   ▪   Ihor Losiev
Ukrainian authorities have failed to learn their Crimean lessons, leaving the return of it to "children and grandchildren"
16 March, 2015   ▪   Ihor Losiev
A year after the Revolution of Dignity
27 February, 2015   ▪   Dmitro Krapyvenko
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
23 February, 2015   ▪   Volodymyr Vasylenko
Opting for imports of coal and electricity from Russia on the background of the still existing gas and nuclear dependence makes Ukraine totally vulnerable to Kremlin's potential blackmail
3 February, 2015   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Director of UkrOboronProm, a state weaponry agency, offers an inside scoop on the weapons industry in Ukraine today
2 February, 2015   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
The Ukrainian Week spoke to former Deputy Interior Minister about the reform of the law enforcement, the prospects of Georgian know-how in Ukraine, and the future of volunteer battalions
26 January, 2015   ▪   Roman Malko
Who will win the war of each against all in Ukrainian politics?
5 January, 2015   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Donetsk-born MP Yegor Firsov on his home region: In contrast to most regular citizens, who saw the riots from outside, I knew the process from inside. From the very first days, I clearly understood that there was a guided, controlled rebellion, in which everyone skilfully played the roles designated to them
31 December, 2014   ▪   Yegor Firsov
External factors are pushing Ukrainian economy to overcome its extreme dependence on specific export goods and unreliable export markets
26 December, 2014   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Widely perceived as the economic and political tandem of the Donbas, Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts have actually never been equal partners
26 December, 2014   ▪   Denys Kazanskyi
The Kremlin will try to secure Crimea for itself, so in 2015, it will continue to intensify the militarisation of this Ukrainian region.
26 December, 2014   ▪   Borys Chatyrdah
The Ukrainian Week spoke to the former deputy chief of the Security Service of Ukraine and current MP about Ukrainian partisans in the Donbas, sabotage in Russia, reforms in the SBU and who it worked for prior to the Maidan.
24 December, 2014   ▪   Roman Malko
Even progressive and pro-Ukrainian people from this region are often pessimistic about the Donbas and its population, saying that most locals are completely hopeless, it’s impossible to get through to their brains or souls, and it’s unrealistic to change the socio-political landscape of their territory; it’s like a black hole on the map of Ukraine, a kind of huge demographic and psychological well, the bottom of a mine, from which it is impossible to claw a way out to the surface.
23 December, 2014   ▪   Ihor Losiev
The President’s bloc is painfully reminiscent of Viktor Yushchenko’s Our Ukraine party mixed with elements of Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions
14 November, 2014   ▪   Roman Malko
The impressive victory of pro-European forces in the party lists must be put to work toward rapid and irreversible reforms, otherwise it will quickly turn into an equally impressive defeat
12 November, 2014   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
The election in Donbas followed the traditional scenario for this region. Unfortunately, its residents learned nothing from the bloody lessons of 2014
11 November, 2014   ▪   Denys Kazanskyi
“How much everything has changed since January,” is the first thing Geoffrey Pyatt, the US Ambassador to Ukraine, says when we meet to speak to him again. Back then, we discussed sanctions against the “political regime” that was still in place, and the EuroMaidan as a chance which the West and Ukraine cannot afford to waste. Almost ten months later, The Ukrainian Week speaks to Mr. Ambassador about the war with Russia, the US assistance to Ukraine, and the vital priorities for the new Ukrainian government.
11 November, 2014   ▪   Dmitro Krapyvenko
The parliamentary election may bring only few “new faces” to parliament
23 October, 2014   ▪   Oles Oleksiyenko
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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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