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20 SeptemberWorld
Why the Kremlin needs private military companies
8 June
Ex-Deputy Prosecutor General on the case of the diamond prosecutors, the threat to reforms, and why the establishment of an anti-corruption court will not heal Ukraine’s judiciary
17 FebruaryWorld
Romanian Social Democrats won elections by a landslide but face stiff resistance from society whentrying to stop the anti-corruption drive
31 October, 2016Economics
What are the prospects for Ukraine’s agro-industrial complex?
19 September, 2016World
How Europe is preparing for the possible presidency of Donald Trump
31 August, 2016Economics
Ukraine imports many simple consumer items that could be domestically manufactured at a time when a large swath of Ukrainians is either jobless or does not have a steady source of income
27 June, 2016
Vice Premier for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration on her priorities and tools, details of Ukraine’s cooperation with NATO, and Ukraine’s overall position on the international arena
16 February, 2016World
Experts on how they see Europe coming out of the current crises
11 January, 2016History
Most of the crimes against Ukrainians have been at the hands of other Ukrainians. What’s important now is to understand how this phenomenon of the Malorosians or Little Russians happened
21 October, 2015
Artist and curator on social role of artists and cultural policy
23 February, 2015Culture
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.
21 February, 2015World
François Heisbourg and Judy Dempsey comment on the leadership of the USA and Germany in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, delivery of weapons to Ukraine and the new world order
9 July, 2014History
The Russian elite now want to restore an empire, based on historical arguments at that. These kinds of arguments once gave rise to the Russian Empire and they will, once shattered, spell an end to it
11 June, 2014
The developments in Ukraine change rapidly. Every time we think we can end something with a full stop, they prove that even a comma would be too soon
10 May, 2014News
On the eve of the Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship to take place on May 9-25, numerous opposition activists were arrested. As of May 9, at least 28 political inmates are kept at prison isolators in Minsk
22 February, 2014News
Germany's Frank Walter-Steinmeier, France's Eric Fournier, and Poland's Radoslaw Sikorski come to the Verkhovna Rada
17 February, 2014Politics
Intrigue is brewing in Ukraine. Both unexpected and predictable. Will Viktor Yanukovych come full circle from the Olympics in Sochi? Will he be able to do this? And will he want to…?
17 December, 2013Culture
An attempt to whitewash Art Arsenal after censorship in the previous show
24 November, 2013Culture
Contemporary art from young Ukrainians and a history of escape from the 20th-century avant-garde Odesa-based painters
21 September, 2013World
Revanchist ambitions in post-Soviet countries and the intent to retain Muslim peoples within its orbit fuel ethnic and religious tensions in Russia
22 August, 2013History
State monopoly, limited competition and the excessive exploitation of resources was always the basis for the economic model that the Kremlin tried to force upon Ukraine
20 August, 2013News
"The Russian authorities' recent actions against Ukraine, particularly against Ukrainian imports into Russia, are utterly unacceptable,” wrote Hannes Swoboda president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament on party’s official webpage
16 August, 2013News
In spite of the everlasting pro-Russian lobby in Ukraine, constant economic pressure and various trade barriers weaken influence of such a lobby on Ukraine’s economic policy and future perspectives, writes Maksym Bugriy for The Jamestown Foundation
15 August, 2013News
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has finished consideration of disciplinary proceedings against Metalist Football Club. The result is debarring of the Kharkiv club from the participation in 2013/14 Eurocups season. UEFA press service reports about this.
30 July, 2013Society
Children who watch too much TV and play with gadgets prefer visual to verbal communication
22 May, 2013News
Ukraine is continuously losing its competitiveness and strives to get international loans for the infrastructure development, writes Bloomberg.
14 April, 2013Society
A social movement organized through Facebook encourages businesses to respect Ukrainian-speaking consumers and use Ukrainian when they operate in Ukraine
19 March, 2013News
New car duties on car imports protect Ukrainian oligarchs but risk infuriating fellow WTO members, FT writes.
21 February, 2013Security
All across Europe supermarkets are clearing their shelves of burgers, frozen lasagne and meat products as millions of angry consumers voice dismay at the latest food scandal.
21 January, 2013Society
In 2013, the Ukrainian workforce expects redundancies, while enterprises are preparing for the large scale optimization of personnel
13 December, 2012Culture
Composer Cai Caslavinieri talks about Ukrainians in Poland, commercialized music culture, and freedom of musical choice
15 September, 2012Society
Ukraine’s tycoon-controlled model of economy, where most people are simply not needed in their country, pushes Ukrainians to seek work abroad on a massive scale
15 September, 2012Society
Labour migration is changing the way Ukrainians build their relationships
15 September, 2012Society
Ukrainian migrant workers find it hard to adjust to the environment they find back home, so most go abroad again
30 August, 2012Society
Hundreds of millions of hryvnias allocated from the state budget to prepare for the 2012 Olympics, sometimes proved “too little” even for drinking water or good gear. As for the athletes themselves, there has been inefficient use of money.
2 August, 2012Society
The year’s top student innovation project was created in the kitchen of a Donetsk apartment
5 July, 2012Economics
As the election season draws closer, the government is generously giving gifts of promises and budget funds to the electorate, the opposition pours criticism on the government, and sociologists present voters with the results of surveys, some of which reflecting the true rating of the government and the opposition.
23 December, 2011Economics
The government should have embarked on modernizing the Ukrainian economy yesterday. Today, 46 million people are far too many for it. Tomorrow could be even worse
23 December, 2011Economics
Unemployment does not decline as good currency issuance is channeled into bad assets
29 November, 2011Society
Martin Kallen, UEFA Operations Director for 2012, says he’s happy with preparations for the championship in Ukraine
12 October, 2011Investigation
The Ukrainian government cannot be trusted with a large-scale construction project
1 August, 2011Investigation
The Ukrainian Week discovers the likelihood of a dubious scam to import and export goods during Euro 2012, which is being lobbied on the legislative level
11 May, 2011Economics
The ten-year program to overcome poverty in Ukraine is a fiasco as some regions have actually found themselves on the verge of poverty
29 March, 2011Politics
It’s time for Ukrainians to demand open-list voting to enable local party members to influence the way these lists are filled and to get involved in the political decision-making process
8 March, 2011Politics
Ambassador of Norway to Ukraine Olav Berstad: “The idea of a Norwegian accepting money from someone for something that is part of his job is absurd.”
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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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