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24 JulyWorld
After European elections: a new start?
21 JulyWorld
Why is right-wing populism on the rise around the world
8 JulyBreaking news
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will participate in the summit
2 JulyBreaking news
The Russian side already tried to gather a council meeting on the law on Volodymyr Zelenskiy's inauguration day on May 20
23 JuneBreaking news
Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country
21 JuneWorld
The Ukrainian Week talked again with an attorney representing the families of those killed in the disaster of the Malaysian MH17 flight in a lawsuit against the Russian Federation in the European Court of Human Rights, on the evidence in this case, and on the possible consequences of the verdict for Russia
10 JuneEconomics
The consequences of default for Ukraine
5 JuneBreaking news
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine
27 MayPolitics
Ukrainians must recognize the achievements of the last five years and not give into backsliding
24 MayBreaking news
The European Union is interested in high-level transport cooperation with Ukraine and further development and reformation of the transport sector in accordance with EU norms and standards
3 MayBreaking news
Danyliuk is responsible for international relations, economics, financial and banking policies, while Riaboshapka – for law enforcement oversight and anti-corruption policies
10 AprilBreaking news
The Ukrainian economy is successfully integrating with the European Union, just one of many positive aspects of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which came into effect in September 2017 and is now offering real result
22 MarchPolitics
What measures Europe can apply to former ISIS militants
15 MarchBreaking news
The EU demands that Russia release Ukrainian prisoners of war (POW) sailors who were attacked and captured in the Kerch Strait on November 25, 2018, according to a press release prepared in connection with the imposition of sanctions against eight Russians because of these events
24 FebruaryBreaking news
Pop singer Maruv has won Ukraine’s nomination to represent the country in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. There’s just one problem: her Russian concerts put her candidacy at risk
24 FebruaryWorld
What is the current situation of Brexit in the United Kingdom
22 FebruaryBreaking news
The European Union is set next week to remove Andriy Klyuyev, the head of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s presidential administration, from its sanctions list
20 FebruaryWorld
What should lie at the foundation of Ukraine’s integration into a united Europe so that later on there isn’t an Ukrexit?
12 FebruaryWorld
French “Yellow Vest” protests shake loose EU
11 FebruaryPolitics
What will be the impact of Ukrainian elections on the parliament?
6 FebruaryPolitics
What unreasonable public expectations regarding the EU might get in the way of Ukraine’s eurointegration?
5 FebruaryBreaking news
Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Gryb allowed to see the consul, but after the verdict, as Ukraine’s Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova said
5 FebruaryPolitics
What model of European integration Ukraine needs
31 JanuaryBreaking news
Petrenko informed the German side about the security situation
30 JanuaryBreaking news
Ukraine has restarted exports of its own natural gas to Europe after fifteen years, exporting a relatively small amount to Slovakia, seemingly to demonstrate to the Ukrainian gas sector how easily it can be done
29 JanuaryBreaking news
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced he will seek reelection in the March presidential election, and vowed to press for European Union and NATO membership
28 JanuaryEconomics
What challenges will the growth of labor migration to EU countries present Ukraine?
9 JanuaryBreaking news
From February 2019, customers will be able to start using some Ukrainian ATMs and bank terminals for dollar and euro transactions
30 December, 2018Breaking news
Russia has banned chocolate, beer and nappies made in Ukraine, in its latest economic sanctions on Kyiv
26 December, 2018World
The mark of Russia in international political organizations
22 December, 2018World
How would the political situation of after-­Brexit United Kingdom evolve in the future
11 December, 2018World
What ails the European allies of Donald Trump
28 November, 2018World
The Council of Europe is preparing to walk back on its principles so that Russia could resume paying its membership fees
26 November, 2018World
What proportion of Ukrainians really knows what NATO is and how their attitudes differ from those of their EU neighbors
23 November, 2018Breaking news
“Breaking Point: The War For Democracy In Ukraine” is a documentary on the Euromaidan Revolution that ousted former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych from power in 2014
21 November, 2018Breaking news
President Poroshenko has headed a delegation of top Ukrainian officials marking the fifth anniversary of the start of the Euromaidan protests
8 November, 2018Economics
Ukrainian exports to the EU have reached record volumes and continue to rise sharply. But the potential for economic integration is far from being used effectively.
2 November, 2018World
Do we see an understanding of the Russian threat in the European Union?
10 October, 2018Breaking news
He said the summons was due to the existence of a "death list" of Transcarpathian Hungarians in Ukraine
4 October, 2018Breaking news
The Hungarian consul in Beregszász (Berehove) has been declared by Ukraine’s foreign ministry “persona non grata” and must leave the country within 72 hours, the ministry said on its website on Thursday
26 September, 2018Breaking news
Ukraine currently stands as the number one exporter to the EU, a title it has held for the past few years
14 September, 2018Breaking news
A bond dispute in which Ukraine alleges Russia used “threatening behaviour” is set to go to a full blown trial in the English courts, appeal judges ruled on Friday
14 September, 2018World
Why the principles of the existence of society become empty abstractions
21 August, 2018Breaking news
Poland authorities say Lyudmyla Kozlovska, who runs the Open Dialog Foundation, poses a security threat
12 August, 2018World
Why is it time Europe changed its priorities
10 August, 2018World
What will American President’s recent visits result in for global affairs?
9 August, 2018Society
Why a big part of the Roma community is so poorly integrated all across Europe
19 July, 2018Politics
Can the middle class drive Ukraine's independence and development?
24 June, 2018World
After the US withdrawal from the Iran treaty, indignant EU governments are looking for new ways to keep agreements with Tehran
22 June, 2018World
Hungary and Poland are challenging the EU’s commitment to liberal democracy
21 May, 2018Economics
The Kremlin's gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine are a threat to the country's energy security. What can it do to protect itself from upcoming risks
23 February, 2018
People commemorate the 4th anniversary of the February killings of protesters on the Maidan
1 February, 2018Economics
How Ukraine’s joint ventures with EU countries in the energy sector develop
21 November, 2017Society
November 21, the 4th anniversary of the Maidan, begins in Kyiv with a prayer for the Heavenly Hundred, the protesters killed at Instytutska Street in February 2014, and the victims of earlier shootings, police violence throughout the revolution
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
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
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
23 June, 2017
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova on the nature of politics in his country, Swiss-Ukrainian relations
31 March, 2017
Globalisation and interdependence until recently have been seen as the guarantors of peace and cooperation. These have turned out to be the source of conflicts and the instruments of pressure
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
2 February, 2017
In 2017, the world will be defined by three key terms: leadership, populism and human values
19 September, 2016World
How Europe is preparing for the possible presidency of Donald Trump
30 August, 2016World
What shapes Georgia’s foreign policy and perceptions of its course domestically?
22 August, 2016Society
Where to go for authentic and unusual experiences in Ukraine
11 August, 2016Politics
High-profile arrests have been expected for a very long time. For over two years now, Ukrainians have been demanding punishment for those in power who were guilty of escalating events on the Maidan and then the war in Donbas. The question “Why aren’t the Regionals being punished?” is hotter than ever, and it’s only recently that the Prosecutor General’s Office has tried to answer it. Now Oleksandr Yefremov, ex-Head of Luhansk Oblast State Administration, then First Deputy Head of the Party of Regions and generally one of the more odious ex-Regionals, is sitting in jail awaiting trial
26 July, 2016Politics
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks on the human rights situation in Donbas and Crimea, and his further plan regarding these territories
15 July, 2016World
My story is inseparable from my experience as a member of the European Parliament. During my term (2009-2014), I was in a position to witness the debates and political skirmishes in the House that allowed me to anticipate easily what happened recently in the United Kingdom
1 July, 2016Politics
Although his powers are president of Ukraine are quite limited, over the last two years Petro Poroshenko has learned to use them like a virtuoso, allowing him considerable influence over the legislature and Government
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
18 April, 2016
This Wednesday, April 6, the Netherlands voted against the association agreement with Ukraine. Here, I will bring forward a few observations and conclusions
29 February, 2016World
Democraten-66 MPs about the upcoming referendum on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and their Yes campaign in the Netherlands
16 February, 2016World
Experts on how they see Europe coming out of the current crises
27 January, 2016
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister on EU and Ukraine, elections in the Donbas, the Normandy format negotiations, and Ukraine’s diplomatic relations with Russia
25 January, 2016
In countries such as Spain, France or Germany, public perceptions on Ukraine, the Maidan and the war, are a mixture of big-picture frame alongside much confusion
18 December, 2015
The Baltic States have already injected their share of optimism in the European project. Now the turn has come for Ukraine to cure the Union with her magnanimity and optimism
17 December, 2015Politics
Is Maidan 3.0 possible, and what would it look like?
17 December, 2015Politics
Politicians on why strong-arm tactics remain a tool to influence parliamentarians and officials, and how effective these actions can be
16 December, 2015
The most important challenges are to lay genuinely strong and stable political foundations so that Ukraine never swerves away from its European course of reform regardless of any political uncertainties future elections may bring
16 December, 2015
By liquidity of evil, I assume that we live in a deterministic, pessimistic, fatalistic, fear-and-panic-ridden society, which still tends to cherish its time-honoured, albeit out of date and misleading, liberal-democratic credentials
14 December, 2015
To achieve successful democratic development, the Ukrainian citizens need our moral, financial and practical support
9 December, 2015
It may take two generations of Ukrainians to rebuild and reorient the country, yet Ukraine won the historic and epic battle for the future
30 October, 2015
Ukraine needs an election system that will enable new movements and politicians who enjoy community trust locally
9 October, 2015World
Finnish historian talks about the relations between Finland and USSR after World War II, the prospects of neutrality for Ukraine, and the future of a new Cold War
19 August, 2015World
The interests and prejudices of officials and diplomats from the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe and other international agencies sometimes affect policy decisions more than they should
8 July, 2015Economics
A number of challenges and opportunities are coming Ukraine’s way as the European gas market undergoes a major restructurin
26 June, 2015World
Why the Maidan in Ukraine has discouraged Belarusians from protests against their authorities
18 June, 2015
The Ukrainian Week spoke to the President of the European Investment Bank about priorities in cooperation with Ukraine, quality control of projects that receive access to the funding and SMEs as a potential driver of Ukraine’s economy
20 May, 2015
It is in Europe’s interests to prevent Ukraine from becoming a failed state and to contribute to its democratic normalisation
14 May, 2015World
The first speaker of the Seimas of the independent Lithuania and EMP until recently on the way Europe is changing its perception of Russia, the shifting "center of Europeanness", and why it is crucial for Ukrainians to resist disenchantment
14 May, 2015
Europe won’t bear the cost or the risk for the defences it needs. That won’t change until Europeans are a lot more scared or angry than they are now—which may be too late
12 May, 2015World
The veterans fought for freedom and a better life in Europe. Can that peace and prosperity now endure in the face of so many new challenges?
21 February, 2015
The Ukrainian Week spoke to Ulrich Speck, the EU expert and visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, about internal contradictions inside the EU, attitude to Russia and the role of Germany in preserving the unity of the European Unity.
2 February, 2015Economics
If current trends in bilateral trade are maintained, by 2016 Ukraine will be ready to survive even a full-scale Russian trade blockade
4 January, 2015World
The Ukrainian Week talked to Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the sixth President of Latvia, about the EU’s strategies towards Ukraine, differences between new and old member-states and ways to counter Russian propaganda
4 January, 2015
More than ever Ukraine needs statesmen with a long term vision looking beyond the horizon of their current mandate
26 December, 2014
What happened in EuroMaidan a year ago will force West European and North American sociologists to revise their writings
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.
13 November, 2014
Not everyone raised under western democracy considers freedom a universal value. Especially when it comes to the freedom of those whom they are not accustomed to noticing, hearing, or understanding
23 October, 2014
Soviet Communism was always reminiscent of the nearly Byzantine sacrosanct structure of symbolic authority, and the fusion of the sacral and secular elements of power
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