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7 NovemberSociety
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
20 OctoberPolitics
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
19 OctoberPolitics
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
18 OctoberPolitics
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
5 OctoberHistory
What national policy was like in the USSR
4 OctoberSociety
How the local women of Bakhmut change their region at home and perception of it elsewhere in Ukraine
3 OctoberSociety
How the Kremlin propaganda is affecting Ukrainian Muslims
26 September
Speaker of Lithuania’s Seimas about solutions to the gas monopoly problem in Europe, campaign against emigration of Lithuanians, and a Marshall Plan for Ukraine
21 SeptemberSociety
The Ukrainian Week spoke to representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate at the Ministry of Defence about his department's work, Russian military in Ukraine and the threats it is facing
19 SeptemberWorld
How the Russian opposition sees Ukraine
15 SeptemberEconomics
How energy efficiency helps energy security and saves for the future
15 September
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on her visit to Ukraine
15 SeptemberEconomics
What’s going to happen to the hryvnia on the currency market
15 SeptemberEconomics
Assertions that Ukraine’s economy continues to evolve as a raw materials one as a result of reorienting itself on trade with the European Union do not reflect reality
11 SeptemberPolitics
President Poroshenko's state of the nation address to the Rada
1 SeptemberEconomics
New growth areas in the Ukrainian agricultural sector are gradually changing the industry
1 September
Why Ukraine's healthcare system needs to change
1 SeptemberSociety
Deputy Minister of Health Oleksandr Linchevskiy talked to The Ukrainian Week about the reform of Ukraine’s medical system
31 AugustHistory
A historian looks at the crucial cult of the Soviet Union
21 AugustPolitics
Candidates for positions in the renewed Supreme Court have one last barrier to overcome
18 AugustPolitics
Although Ukraine formally only passed its Constitution five years into independence, significant changes to the Basic Law took place even before the Soviet Union went into collapse
18 AugustPolitics
Who wants a change of Ukraine’s Constitution, and why
18 August
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to Ukraine on the place of his country in the EU, the factors that help the Spanish remain eurooptimists, the responsibility of the elite and intellectuals in politics, and the potential in Ukraine-Spain relations
18 AugustHistory
The origins of Dnipro, the city and its name
18 AugustCulture
A creator the President collar and the author of pieces for the British Crown and the Royal Family of Serbia about the past and present of enamel painting
27 JulyPolitics
What kind of land market Ukraine needs
27 JulyPolitics
Just about everyone in Ukraine is battling corruption today: all the law enforcement agencies together with the activists, officials and MPs. Sometimes, though, such a large number of anti-corruption folks can get in the way
24 JulyEconomics
Which model Ukraine could apply in its further economic interaction with Russia
24 JulyEconomics
The threats and opportunities brought by Gazprom's probable termination of gas transit through Ukraine after 2019
13 JulyPolitics
The pitfalls of Yanukovych's $1.5bn case
10 JulySociety
On June 14, it was a year since the last exchange of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia took place. Nothing has happened in all that time to make a swap more likely
6 JulySociety
Ukrainian civilians who are in captivity in “LNR” and “DNR” are one of the most painful problems facing Ukraine
23 June
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova on the nature of politics in his country, Swiss-Ukrainian relations
23 June
American post-modernist writer on politics and war, humanistic values and a balance between emotions and rational thinking
23 JuneEconomics
Although there’s been a sharp reduction in trade and commercial ties with Russia and in Ukraine’s dependence on its neighbor, some key sectors still show levels of interaction that pose a threat to national security
23 JuneSociety
The amalgamation of territorial communities has been chaotic. This may lead to unequal funding, abilities to support themselves and impact on local residents
23 JuneSociety
Decentralisation started in Odesa Oblast almost eighteen months ago. The initiative was sometimes successful in the north, while the south has seen a fundamentally different process
23 JuneSociety
Legislation and bills on the state language: current status and expectations
23 JuneSociety
Is Ukrainian society ready for changes in language policy
14 JunePolitics
Despite its currently low ratings, Arseniy Yatseniuk’s Narodniy Front has managed to remain in the major league of Ukrainian politics
14 JuneSociety
Human rights activists release an analytical report on the violations of the right to peaceful assembly in the occupied Crimea
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
8 JunePolitics
Three years after being elected, the president faces the same problems as his predecessors
8 JunePolitics
How Ukrainian social media users react to the President
26 May
IMF First Deputy Managing Director on the details and prospects of the IMF’s cooperation with Ukraine
26 May
Co-Head of Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council on the current state of dialogue between the Alliance and Ukraine, the future of the Euro-Atlantic security system and the Russian propaganda
26 MaySociety
How life has changed in three years in occupied and liberated Donbas
18 MaySociety
Social networks went into a rage, the President’s site was bombarded with dozens of petitions, and many began talking about censorship on the internet. The reason for this outburst was a ban on Vkontakte, a Russian version of Facebook very popular among schoolkids, Yandex, Russia’s answer to Google, and Mail.ru in Ukraine
9 May
What is it for the modern Ukraine?
8 MaySociety
The Crimean Tatars faced deportation from the peninsula under Stalin in 1944. Today, they are facing a policy of quiet expulsion from their lands
28 AprilPolitics
Current state and plans in Ukraine’s defense industry
28 AprilPolitics
What it takes to upgrade Ukraine’s military
28 AprilPolitics
Ukraine needs to prepare a consolidated claim on Russia’s responsibility for its armed aggression to be used in international courts, as well as laws on the occupied territory and the restoration of territorial integrity
20 AprilSociety
As of the end of March, 44 Ukrainian citizens remained in Russian captivity. What can Ukraine do to free them?
31 MarchHistory
How the last Hetman of Ukraine came to power in 1918 and what he achieved
31 MarchEconomics
What’s missing for the management of state enterprises to be properly reformed?
31 MarchEconomics
Why public sector is the main source of corrupt wealth
31 March
Poland’s Ambassador to Ukraine on the vision of the European Union, the evolution of his country's role and place in it, and Polish-Ukrainian relations
23 MarchPolitics
What is needed for Ukraine to have a political force that is not linked to oligarchs
23 MarchSociety
What might cause the “Russian Spring” to make a comeback in Ukraine and where might this happen?
23 MarchSociety
What prevented Kremlin curators from realising the "Crimean scenario" in most regions of South-Eastern Ukraine?
17 March
Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine spoke to The Ukrainian Week about current priorities and obstacles faced by the SMM in its work on the ground
17 MarchPolitics
How trading with ORDiLO became a handy loophole from paying taxes
17 MarchCulture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend in March
15 MarchWorld
Alyaksandr Lukashenka has recognized the danger emanating from Russia. So far, it’s been covert, but the signs are serious
15 MarchEconomics
Where the claims in favor of continuing coal trade with the occupied parts of Donbas are misleading
15 MarchWorld
The blockade of the occupied parts of the Donbas is a consequence of the irresponsible actions of the top leadership in Ukraine and their imitation war against Russia. The legal side of this confrontation could have a decisive impact
3 MarchCulture
The life and inspiration of Oleksandra Ekster
3 MarchHistory
When Nikita Khrushchev came to power, he brought a "Ukrainian clan" with him. It later removed their patron from the helm of the USSR
3 MarchEconomics
Why banking and lending don’t go together with populism
2 MarchEconomics
In public discourse over bank reforms, what often gets left out is the voice of bankers themselves, although they are the ones who can offer the most professional assessment of the changes being carried out. One of them is Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval (RBA) Volodymyr Lavrenchuk. The Ukrainian Week talked to him about what’s been done and what Ukrainian banks can expect in the future.
2 March
NBU Deputy Chairman on the quality of changes in the banking system and the new prospects they open for Ukraine
23 February
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada on the main contradictions and temptations of Ukrainian politics, the major ideological camps in the legislature, the war, lobbying, and geopolitics
23 FebruaryEconomics
Despite the war and partial occupation of the Donbas, Rinat Akhmetov has preserved his business empire and is increasing output
23 FebruaryEconomics
Maintaining socio-economic ties to the occupied territories of Donbas is of dubious value to Ukraine, but makes life a lot easier for the terrorists running them
23 FebruaryPolitics
What the January Cabinet of Ministers' decree on the occupied territory means for Ukraine and Russia
17 FebruaryEconomics
How reforms change the banking system
2 February
Compared to 2013, people feel slightly less negative about law enforcement agencies
2 February
If you take general data, public trust for the army has grown significantly since 2013. This is the outcome of the situation in Ukraine
2 FebruaryPolitics
In three years since the Euromaidan, what has changed among ordinary Ukrainians? What trends suggest the direction Ukrainian society is moving in? Recent polls provide some answers to these questions
2 FebruaryPolitics
What’s the purpose behind the new party of Vadym Rabinovych and Yevhen Murayev?
2 February
In 2017, the world will be defined by three key terms: leadership, populism and human values
31 JanuarySociety
Freeing the Kremlin's prisoners as our main assignment for the year
31 JanuarySociety
One of the most proactive lawyers defending Crimean Tatars in courts ends up behind bars
26 JanuaryWorld
In 2017, Ukraine will be a major test of conscience that will force democratic countries to an uneasy choice among values
26 JanuaryEconomics
The benefits and flaws of PrivatBank transfer into state hands
26 JanuaryEconomics
What’s behind the discreditation of Valeria Hontareva and demands for the NBU Governor to resign
12 JanuaryPolitics
The Kremlin's hybrid aggression against Ukraine: essence, development
10 January
The concept of the judiciary reform was approved back in 1992, and its implementation began as soon as the Constitution was adopted
22 December, 2016Politics
There are a number of mechanisms for charging those responsible for the shooting down of MH17. None is ideal but, put together, they could yield results
22 December, 2016Economics
How are Ukraine’s ports changing the way they operate and what are their future prospects?
22 December, 2016Economics
Half of Ukraine’s able-bodied adults are not paying taxes or social contributions, but still demand social services and benefits. How can this change?
12 December, 2016
Verkhovna Rada Vice-Speaker on re-balancing power in Ukraine, the effect of the Minsk process, and occupied territories
12 December, 2016Politics
How elections in the Donbas usually play out
12 December, 2016Society
Why is Russia rushing to put an end to the warlords in its self-proclaimed republics in occupied Donbas?
5 December, 2016Economics
On competition and state anti-monopoly policy in Ukraine
5 December, 2016Economics
An author behind Ukraine’s anti-monopoly policies in the 1990s on how oligarchs have limited the Anti-Monopoly Committee’s impact, and changes that are taking place in this domain today
31 October, 2016Economics
What are the prospects for Ukraine’s agro-industrial complex?
31 October, 2016Economics
How the status of land in Ukraine affects its owners and big agribusinesses
24 October, 2016World
Banker and chess grandmaster based in Lviv on life and business in Ukraine
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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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