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15 SeptemberEconomics
How energy efficiency helps energy security and saves for the future
8 March, 2016Politics
First Vice-Speaker, ex-Secretary of the National Secrutiy and Defense Council, and one of the leaders on the Maidan on events from two years ago and their significance today, Russia’s scenarios to destabilize Ukraine, and what security looks like now
29 January, 2016
Ex-Envoy to UN on Ukraine's priorities as non-permanent member of the Security Council
18 December, 2015
Ex-SBU Chief Valentyn Nalyvaichenko on who hampers the investigation of high-profile crimes, why lustration failed and what corrupt high-ranking Ukrainian officials fear and resist
14 July, 2015Politics
Whose interests will guide the new SBU chief
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
24 December, 2014Politics
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.
10 July, 2014World
The Ukrainian Week talked to Damon Wilson, executive vice-president of The Atlantic Council, about the establishment of the pro-Ukrainian community in the world, the US-Russia relations after the annexation of Crimea, the new Ukrainian military and the likelihood of NATO MAP for Ukraine
22 May, 2014News
Ukrainian authorities have requested the UN to call the Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine, Premier Arseniy Yatseniuk says
6 May, 2014News
Andriy Senchenko, Acting Chief of Staff, suggested that terrorist attacks could take place on May 9 after the closed meeting of the National Security and Defence Council with chiefs of security authorities on May 6
24 April, 2014World
OSCE Secretary General talks to The Ukrainian Week about OSCE mission for the presidential election, the way the current crisis is changing the role of international organizations including the OSCE in the world, and about circumstances that would force it to revise its current toolbox
1 April, 2014Politics
Does Ukraine need mercenaries in its army
22 October, 2013Security
The new military reform entails a transfer to a volunteer professional army in 2014 and a significant reduction in military personnel. In reality, it seems to be nothing more than an attempt to save money
5 August, 2013
Russia may use the Snowden case in the secret intelligence war against Washington and further attacks on its own genuine whistleblowers
11 July, 2013World
Edward Snowden’s revelation of covert information collection operations by the US intelligence has sown deep suspicion between Washington and its European allies
8 July, 2013
On June 6, Edward Snowden leaked information about PRISM, a federal programme used by NSA to monitor computers and telecommunication networks globally. To defend the NSA, President Obama spoke of a balance between privacy and security and the compromise this takes
8 July, 2013News
The Economist Intelligence Unit estimates food availability, affordability, quality and safety in 107 countries worldwide. Ukraine lands in the middle
22 April, 2013Security
Current U.S.’s politics of non-interventionism can severely undermine the credibility of the West
15 March, 2013Security
The future adequate Ukrainian government will have to create powerful national security services, otherwise Ukraine’s sovereignty will always be at risk. So far, the SBU is run by people whose biographies, earlier careers and views are connected to one foreign state that has never accepted Ukraine’s independence.
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.
24 November, 2012Investigation
Oligarch-owned private “armies” are set to benefit from the new law on security activities
2 June, 2012Security
While the government dedicated its scarce resources to managing external risks in relations with Russia, the overall level of domestic security risks is increasing
16 September, 2011Politics
Dirk Brengelmann, Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy at NATO, talks about the Alliance’s strategic interest in Ukraine and the priority of Ukraine’s European integration
12 September, 2011World
On September 11, 2011, the world was transformed and Ukraine was among the first to experience the changes
16 June, 2011Politics
The French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) recently published a report titled “Economic pressure and Ukraine’s security policy.” IFRI is one of the most influential private think tanks in France. Its list of invited speakers includes Ukrainian presidents Viktor Yanukovych and Viktor Yushchenko
18 May, 2011World
Neither geopolitical factors, nor the prospect of earning enormous money for lobbying someone else's interests should play a role in choosing the provider of nuclear resources and technologies. Security is what matters most. Government, not enterprises, should decide how to implement energy-saving-technologies and how to development alternative energy. That is what can be learned from the British experience
29 April, 2011Investigation
The government has rubber-stamped a new, draft military doctrine proposed by the defense ministry
15 April, 2011Politics
How army generals and officials are cashing in on soldiers’ rations
27 January, 2011Investigation
The journalist safety index has plummeted, reaching the 2003 level
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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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