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21 FebruaryPolitics
The shambolic renovation of the Central Electoral Commission, which has been in progress for several years now, looks about to be finally concluded. On Feb. 5, the President submitted a list of candidates to the Verkhovna Rada and this suggests that the process is finally being unblocked
21 FebruaryPolitics
Important aspects of the new Deoccupation Law
21 February
Deputy Justice Minister and the Ombudsman to the European Court of Human Rights on official evidence of the presence of Russian troops in Ukraine's territory
21 FebruaryPolitics
Who is fighting against Ukrainian military in Donbas
14 FebruarySociety
Why migration from Ukraine rises and won’t stop any time soon
14 FebruarySociety
How Ukraine’s talk shows work
5 February
Professor of the London University about the way Ukrainians perceive the EU, the impact of the Russian propaganda and the recipe for Ukraine to improve its image internationally
5 February
Ukraine’s Prime-Minister about economic strategy, innovative development, the future of state monopolies, and the large-scaled privatizations planned for 2018
2 FebruarySociety
In a recent poll, Razumkov Center, a sociology group, has found that 73% of Ukrainians fully or partly agree with the statement that political parties which spend a long time in power always have tainted reputation. So they only believe new political forces and their leaders
2 FebruarySociety
Trends in Donbas given the whirlwind of socio-economic changes and the background of permanent conflict on the front
1 FebruarySociety
2017 was not exceptional nor a turning point in Ukrainian politics. However, it exposed the threats behind the bustle of its main players much more clearly
1 FebruaryEconomics
How Ukraine’s joint ventures with EU countries in the energy sector develop
1 FebruaryEconomics
A conflict between different groups of influence in government for control over state-owned oil and gas assets threatens to undermine the country's energy security
25 JanuaryEconomics
How likely is it that companies with a global reach will emerge in Ukraine to also become the drivers of an economic breakthrough?
25 JanuaryPolitics
How Ukraine’s security, defence and the capability to counter hybrid aggression changed in 2017
23 JanuarySociety
For Ukrainians incarcerated in the occupied territories and in the Russian Federation itself, things could get much worse in 2018. Only serious international pressure is likely to make Moscow release these political prisoners
10 JanuarySociety
What will change for teachers and students in 2018
10 JanuarySociety
Why Ukraine cannot yield to the pressure from its neighbors and how it can protect the state language
22 December, 2017Politics
What, ultimately, is the essence and the purpose of Oleh Liashko, the leader of the modern radicals?
22 December, 2017Politics
What explains the tug-o-war between various enforcement agencies in Ukraine
21 December, 2017
How the refusal to recycle waste ruins Ukraine
7 December, 2017
Kleptocracy Initiative Executive Director on European and American havens for ill-gotten money, their impact on democratic systems and the ways to dismantle them
7 December, 2017
Former Senior Director for Human Rights and Democracy at the McCain Institute and President of Freedom House on his new book and the forecast on America’s foreign policy
7 December, 2017
Deputy Chief of Staff of NATO’s Military Partnerships Directorate about the role of the Ukrainian military in the Alliance’s operations, and the interest of Western military in Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation and Russia’s Zapad 2017 exercise
5 December, 2017Politics
What is known as of December 5
4 December, 2017Society
What exactly is being produced in Ukraine today, what does the army still need, and how much of this can be provided by the domestic defense industry?
4 December, 2017Society
What kind of model is needed for the de-occupation of ORDiLO?
20 November, 2017Politics
Ukraine’s Parliament has started to change the electoral system. Will they be able to finish the job and what will change if the reform goes through?
20 November, 2017Politics
What political ambitions do Yulia Tymoshenko and her party hope to achieve before the 2019 elections?
20 November, 2017Politics
According to recent sociological studies, there have been no significant changes in the mood of Ukrainians over the last three years. The scarcity of demonstrations cannot be attributed to loyalty to the current government, but rather to the fact that the opposition is equally far away from understanding what the citizens need and how these needs can be met
7 November, 2017Society
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 October, 2017Politics
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 October, 2017Politics
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 October, 2017Politics
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 October, 2017History
What national policy was like in the USSR
4 October, 2017Society
How the local women of Bakhmut change their region at home and perception of it elsewhere in Ukraine
3 October, 2017Society
How the Kremlin propaganda is affecting Ukrainian Muslims
26 September, 2017
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 September, 2017Society
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 September, 2017World
How the Russian opposition sees Ukraine
15 September, 2017Economics
How energy efficiency helps energy security and saves for the future
15 September, 2017
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on her visit to Ukraine
15 September, 2017Economics
What’s going to happen to the hryvnia on the currency market
15 September, 2017Economics
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 September, 2017Politics
President Poroshenko's state of the nation address to the Rada
1 September, 2017Economics
New growth areas in the Ukrainian agricultural sector are gradually changing the industry
1 September, 2017
Why Ukraine's healthcare system needs to change
1 September, 2017Society
Deputy Minister of Health Oleksandr Linchevskiy talked to The Ukrainian Week about the reform of Ukraine’s medical system
31 August, 2017History
A historian looks at the crucial cult of the Soviet Union
21 August, 2017Politics
Candidates for positions in the renewed Supreme Court have one last barrier to overcome
18 August, 2017Politics
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 August, 2017Politics
Who wants a change of Ukraine’s Constitution, and why
18 August, 2017
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 August, 2017History
The origins of Dnipro, the city and its name
18 August, 2017Culture
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 July, 2017Politics
What kind of land market Ukraine needs
27 July, 2017Politics
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 July, 2017Economics
Which model Ukraine could apply in its further economic interaction with Russia
24 July, 2017Economics
The threats and opportunities brought by Gazprom's probable termination of gas transit through Ukraine after 2019
13 July, 2017Politics
The pitfalls of Yanukovych's $1.5bn case
10 July, 2017Society
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 July, 2017Society
Ukrainian civilians who are in captivity in “LNR” and “DNR” are one of the most painful problems facing Ukraine
23 June, 2017
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova on the nature of politics in his country, Swiss-Ukrainian relations
23 June, 2017
American post-modernist writer on politics and war, humanistic values and a balance between emotions and rational thinking
23 June, 2017Economics
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 June, 2017Society
The amalgamation of territorial communities has been chaotic. This may lead to unequal funding, abilities to support themselves and impact on local residents
23 June, 2017Society
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 June, 2017Society
Legislation and bills on the state language: current status and expectations
23 June, 2017Society
Is Ukrainian society ready for changes in language policy
14 June, 2017Politics
Despite its currently low ratings, Arseniy Yatseniuk’s Narodniy Front has managed to remain in the major league of Ukrainian politics
14 June, 2017Society
Human rights activists release an analytical report on the violations of the right to peaceful assembly in the occupied Crimea
8 June, 2017
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 June, 2017Politics
Three years after being elected, the president faces the same problems as his predecessors
8 June, 2017Politics
How Ukrainian social media users react to the President
26 May, 2017
IMF First Deputy Managing Director on the details and prospects of the IMF’s cooperation with Ukraine
26 May, 2017
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 May, 2017Society
How life has changed in three years in occupied and liberated Donbas
18 May, 2017Society
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, 2017
What is it for the modern Ukraine?
8 May, 2017Society
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 April, 2017Politics
Current state and plans in Ukraine’s defense industry
28 April, 2017Politics
What it takes to upgrade Ukraine’s military
28 April, 2017Politics
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 April, 2017Society
As of the end of March, 44 Ukrainian citizens remained in Russian captivity. What can Ukraine do to free them?
31 March, 2017History
How the last Hetman of Ukraine came to power in 1918 and what he achieved
31 March, 2017Economics
What’s missing for the management of state enterprises to be properly reformed?
31 March, 2017Economics
Why public sector is the main source of corrupt wealth
31 March, 2017
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 March, 2017Politics
What is needed for Ukraine to have a political force that is not linked to oligarchs
23 March, 2017Society
What might cause the “Russian Spring” to make a comeback in Ukraine and where might this happen?
23 March, 2017Society
What prevented Kremlin curators from realising the "Crimean scenario" in most regions of South-Eastern Ukraine?
17 March, 2017
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 March, 2017Politics
How trading with ORDiLO became a handy loophole from paying taxes
17 March, 2017Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend in March
15 March, 2017World
Alyaksandr Lukashenka has recognized the danger emanating from Russia. So far, it’s been covert, but the signs are serious
15 March, 2017Economics
Where the claims in favor of continuing coal trade with the occupied parts of Donbas are misleading
15 March, 2017World
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 March, 2017Culture
The life and inspiration of Oleksandra Ekster
3 March, 2017History
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 March, 2017Economics
Why banking and lending don’t go together with populism
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The shambolic renovation of the Central Electoral Commission, which has been in progress for several years now, looks about to be finally concluded. On Feb. 5, the President submitted a list of candidates to the Verkhovna Rada and this suggests that the process is finally being unblocked
21 February, Roman Malko,
Important aspects of the new Deoccupation Law
21 February, Volodymyr Vasylenko,
Who is fighting against Ukrainian military in Donbas
21 February, Yuriy Lapayev,
Why migration from Ukraine rises and won’t stop any time soon
14 February, Maksym Vikhrov,
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