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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
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
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
21 AugustPolitics
Candidates for positions in the renewed Supreme Court have one last barrier to overcome
27 JulyPolitics
What kind of land market Ukraine needs
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
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
26 May
IMF First Deputy Managing Director on the details and prospects of the IMF’s cooperation with Ukraine
31 MarchEconomics
What’s missing for the management of state enterprises to be properly reformed?
3 MarchEconomics
Why banking and lending don’t go together with populism
17 FebruaryEconomics
How reforms change the banking system
26 JanuaryEconomics
What’s behind the discreditation of Valeria Hontareva and demands for the NBU Governor to resign
10 January
The concept of the judiciary reform was approved back in 1992, and its implementation began as soon as the Constitution was adopted
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
21 October, 2016
The Minister of Finance on the new blueprint for tax reform, the campaign against shadow economy, corruption at the customs, State Fiscal Service reform, and the 2017 budget
17 July, 2016Politics
Who is changing the Constitution of Ukraine today and how? How are these innovations linked to reforms in the country? The Ukrainian Week speaks to constitutional and administrative law expert Ihor Koliushko, chairman of the Center of Policy and Legal Reform
17 July, 2016Politics
Many of the problems connected to Ukraine’s Basic Law are the result of trying to rebuild it on the foundations of a soviet constitutional heritage that does not reflect current realities
25 May, 2016
Head of the Ukrainian State Property Fund on the estimated value of state assets in Ukraine, performance of the privatisation plan, bidders for the Odesa Port Plant and Russian management of Ukrainian regional power companies
25 May, 2016Economics
After two very hard years, Ukrainians may be able to breathe more easily this coming summer
8 March, 2016World
Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia on the decision-making process on provision of arms to Ukraine, reset policies between the US and Russia, and the need for reforms in Ukraine
1 February, 2016Politics
Having studied the experience of legal system reforms in various countries, I can say that even though I am critical about every process in Ukraine, still I am an optimist
27 January, 2016Politics
The dangers of further impoverishment
27 January, 2016
By the end of 2015, Ukraine basically had all the core anti-corruption bodies
7 December, 2015Economics
How the micro-merchant crowd lives
30 October, 2015Politics
Can activists defend community interests even if outwardly undemocratic forces control local government?
9 October, 2015
The IMF's assessment of Ukraine's reforms and outlook
9 October, 2015Economics
Ukraine’s banking sector faces massive consolidation and change of owners
19 August, 2015Economics
An overview of Ukraine’s new tax system
23 July, 2015Economics
Ukraine will face a complete degradation of public services unless painful but necessary changes take place
20 July, 2015Economics
Positive and negative results of austerity and painful economic reforms
14 July, 2015Politics
Whose interests will guide the new SBU chief
14 July, 2015Politics
In an exclusive interview with The Ukrainian Week, the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NAB) spoke about fighting corruption in the judiciary, the creation of a “corruption registry”, and its regional management of anti-corruption efforts. Interviewed by Tetiana Omelchenko
10 July, 2015Politics
What searches and arrests at the Prosecutor General's Office signal
8 July, 2015Politics
It is usually helpful to understand the nature of a problem before effective solutions to it can be developed and implemented
26 June, 2015Politics
An off-the-peg decentralization solution to the complex problem of development without effective physical and institutional infrastructure can do Ukraine more harm than good
26 June, 2015
Major challenges in the upcoming election of regional governments
26 June, 2015Politics
Oleksandr Chernenko spoke about the main challenges to changing the local political powers-that-be, electoral risks, and the voting rights of internally displaced persons
25 June, 2015
The Minister for Social Policy spoke to The Ukrainian Week about his vision of the pension reform, de-shadowing of taxes and salaries, subsidies and assistance to IDPs and ATO veterans
19 June, 2015
The existing pension system is one of the major pillars of the ineffective and corrupt political and socio-economic model of the “old Ukraine”
14 May, 2015
If you want to save the country from the economic collapse, make protection of SMEs a national idea
14 May, 2015World
Ex-US Ambassador to Russia on the “reset policy”, Russia’s “resource curse”, and main threats of Putin’s policy for the West and Ukraine
27 April, 2015
Member of Parliament Yehor Firsov on how reforms can be both painful and comfortable
27 April, 2015
Sociologist Iryna Bekeshkina on the public’s expectations of change, perceptions of reforms, and the government’s lack of preparedness for them
27 April, 2015
A popular blogger and an active participant of lustration on changes that have taken place at the Ukrainian prosecution service over the past year
27 April, 2015Economics
Economic reforms are slowly gaining momentum in Ukraine, but the results are not yet in sight
23 April, 2015Politics
Law enforcement reforms
3 April, 2015
Ex-Ambassador of the US to Ukraine talks about trust for the Ukrainian government and its will to implement reforms in the United States and Barak Obama’s Ukraine and Russia policy
24 February, 2015Society
Mr. Strikha spoke to The Ukrainian Week about the current status and the potential of the Ukrainian science, the need for reform at the National Academy of Sciences, and forged academic degrees.
24 February, 2015Society
On the maladies afflicting Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences and its chances of recovery
23 February, 2015
The Ukrainian Week discussed the situation with the new electoral legislative framework with Oleksandr Chernenko, the long-standing head of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine and Member of Parliament with the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko.
23 February, 2015Politics
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
2 February, 2015Economics
The benefits and concerns of the budget reform
26 January, 2015Politics
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
4 January, 2015
More than ever Ukraine needs statesmen with a long term vision looking beyond the horizon of their current mandate
8 July, 2014Politics
The Ukrainian Army after 23 years of “ingenious” military reforms and three months of warfare in Eastern Ukraine
2 October, 2013News
Sweden is the best country for the elderly and Ukraine lags behind, Global AgeWatch Index reports
13 August, 2013News
17 December, 2012Economics
The Ukrainian government is likely to take radical steps to close the budget gap
24 August, 2012Politics
The Vitaliy Klitschko brand could be a cover for many potential party switchers associated with oligarchs, and these politicians are unlikely to be controlled in the future by the UDAR party leader
2 June, 2012Economics
A landmark work by the world-renowned economist confirms that the current “reforms” of the Ukrainian government will inevitably lead to an economic crisis
22 February, 2012Politics
If the Ukrainian government does not change its domestic policies, the country will face international isolation and subjugation to Russia after the 2012 European Football Championship
2 February, 2012Economics
Reform is probably one of the most often used words in Ukraine. Because of its frequent, often thoughtless use, it has a hollow ring to it, having lost its essence.
30 January, 2012Economics
Life is change. 2,015 readers of The Ukrainian Week advise the government on choosing changes wisely through a survey open on tyzhden.ua website over 1-21 December 2011*
25 January, 2012Society
The Ukrainian Railroad is being reformed at the expense of its passengers and employees
12 July, 2011Society
Involvement of the society into implementation of state’s policies is of a reason only in case, when the public opinion and opinion of independent experts are heard by the state. In Ukraine neither of the above mentioned is taken into account.
5 July, 2011Economics
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
10 May, 2011Economics
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
18 April, 2011Politics
“A willingness to carry out reforms is a good sign, but such reforms should not be carried out by sacrificing quality”, EU Ambassador, Jose Manuel Pinto Teixeira
6 April, 2011Politics
Ukraine’s justice system was overhauled (see UW, Is. 21, 29/2010) after the law on the judicial system and the status of judges was passed and regulations about the Supreme Council of Justice were amended almost a year ago
14 March, 2011Economics
The announced reform of the state procurement system creates a legal framework for the uncontrolled use of over UAH 130 billion of budget funds per year
14 March, 2011Investigation
A massive layoff of officers could leave Ukraine’s army weaker and its police more corrupt
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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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