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27 FebruaryBreaking news
If the government continues to pile up debt without necessary reforms, it will set its economy on the road to ruin.
26 November, 2020Breaking news
It was learned from a well-informed source familiar with the respective initiative of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
1 June, 2020Breaking news
The deficit of foreign trade in commodities over the period under review shrank by 55%
10 March, 2020Economics
What threatening consequences for the country may the new course in energy policy have?
1 March, 2020Economics
More and more signals are indicating that, after four years of renewed growth, Ukraine could be facing an economic downturn in 2020
21 February, 2020Economics
Renewed growth will exhaust its potential in 2020 with nothing created to replace it
6 February, 2020Economics
What kind of military-industrial complex could become the driver of economic and technological growth in Ukraine
2 February, 2020Society
The economic crisis in occupied Donbas is getting worse. Marauding seems to be the rule of the day
15 January, 2020Economics
Current economic trends towards a stronger hryvnia, bigger debts, and imported goods that threaten domestic manufacturers pose serious threats
11 December, 2019Economics
How international trade relates to economic lag and poverty in Ukraine
5 November, 2019Economics
What kind of impact is long-term uneven economic growth in Ukraine’s regions likely to have?
12 October, 2019Society
Why demographic challenges in Ukraine are equally dangerous as its economic and political troubles?
22 March, 2019Politics
What measures Europe can apply to former ISIS militants
4 November, 2018Economics
Economic growth in most oblasts has reached pre-war levels or even passed them. What prospects does Ukraine face now?
31 October, 2018Society
Ukraine seems to be following European trends as its rural areas go through changes. Can and should anything be done about it?
16 October, 2018Society
How Ukraine’s population dynamics is similar and different compared to its neighbors
7 September, 2018Economics
The threat of a new global economic crisis looms
3 September, 2018Economics
Why the temptation to compensate population losses with immigrants is dangerous
30 July, 2018World
After decades of triumph, democracy is losing ground. What is behind the reversal?
25 July, 2018Economics
How corrupt oligarchic lobbying by a Russian monopoly on Ukraine’s electricity market is destroying the country’s energy security and making Ukrainians pay more for energy than they should
6 July, 2018Economics
What’s happening with Ukraine’s exports?
21 February, 2018Politics
Important aspects of the new Deoccupation Law
21 February, 2018
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
6 July, 2017Society
Ukrainian civilians who are in captivity in “LNR” and “DNR” are one of the most painful problems facing Ukraine
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
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
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
23 February, 2017Economics
Despite the war and partial occupation of the Donbas, Rinat Akhmetov has preserved his business empire and is increasing output
23 February, 2017Economics
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 February, 2017Politics
What the January Cabinet of Ministers' decree on the occupied territory means for Ukraine and Russia
31 January, 2017Society
Freeing the Kremlin's prisoners as our main assignment for the year
26 January, 2017World
In 2017, Ukraine will be a major test of conscience that will force democratic countries to an uneasy choice among values
14 October, 2016
Head of the ICRC mission to Ukraine on how to look for the missing and how their families can deal with obstacles in the process
19 September, 2016
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada about the change of generations in politics, work on past mistakes and the current agenda for political elites and society
19 September, 2016Society
Where is the debate on free ownership of firearms in Ukraine today
19 July, 2016Society
Ukrainian prisoners in Crimea are being transferred to Russia, given Russian passports and punished for rejecting them
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, 2016Politics
How Ukrainian politicians see the likelihood of elections in the occupied parts of Donbas
20 June, 2016Politics
The main conclusion that can be drawn from the appearance of part of the black cash register in the press is that the Yanukovych regime, which considered itself legitimate, really never was
6 June, 2016Society
Ukraine's place in modern migration
1 June, 2016Society
A new Russian propaganda agency has started up in Kyiv as part of the Kremlin’s fifth column of “soft power”
25 May, 2016Politics
Election in the occupied Donbas is nothing more than a slogan used at the Minsk negotiations. There are no real tools available today to make it happen
16 May, 2016
In mid-week, Ukraine’s media was rocked by yet another scandal. Myrotvorets or Peacemaker, a site known for publishing information about those who have collaborated with terrorists, published a list of journalists who have been accredited by the “Donetsk People’s Republic”
26 April, 2016Society
What war captives and kidnapped civilians go through in the occupied territories, and how exchange mechanisms work
26 April, 2016Society
25 Ukrainians are held in captivity by the Russians, accused of committing serious crimes. Yet international rights organizations still have not recognized them as political prisoners
31 March, 2016Society
Patriots from Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts strive to become an influential force
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
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
8 March, 2016Politics
What it takes to make changes irreversible in Ukraine
26 February, 2016
After using leftist populist slogans to heat up the situation in the Donbas in the spring of 2014, Russia’s proxies have brought rapacious, feudal bolshevism to the region instead
16 February, 2016World
Experts on how they see Europe coming out of the current crises
5 February, 2016Economics
Ukraine’s economy will start moving upwards and gain momentum gradually
27 January, 2016Politics
The dangers of further impoverishment
27 January, 2016Politics
Foreign policy objectives and challenges for 2016
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
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
14 December, 2015
To achieve successful democratic development, the Ukrainian citizens need our moral, financial and practical support
30 October, 2015Politics
Can activists defend community interests even if outwardly undemocratic forces control local government?
2 September, 2015World
We can conclude that Putin’s fascism and aggression in Europe was stopped, first and foremost, by the courage and heroism of Ukraine. Yet the leaders of the world, namely, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel, have responded to the challenge as well
20 August, 2015
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Spokesperson on its mandate and tasks in Ukraine
20 August, 2015
Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs on Ukraine’s cooperation with Western partners and international organizations, the consequences of the Minsk agreement and the upcoming local elections
20 August, 2015Politics
The possibility of change, and the opportunity to make that change stick brings meaning to the idea of independence for many ordinary Ukrainians today
19 August, 2015Economics
An overview of Ukraine’s new tax system
19 August, 2015Economics
The direction taken by Crimea's economy destroys its self-sufficiency and makes reintegration into Ukraine exceedingly difficult
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
19 August, 2015World
Initially, local civilians and the military had been quite critical of the OSCE monitors. This has changed recently
17 August, 2015
It is much easier to take the approach of multiple narratives than to accept that one side is right and the other wrong
13 August, 2015Society
President Poroshenko says there are 30 Ukrainian citizens currently being illegally held in Russia. Human rights advocates that they know about the situation with 11, most of whom the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has yet to provide with lawyers
6 August, 2015Society
Ukrainian victories in the East
6 August, 2015
An analyst who tries to win back our threatened sense of self-confidence and sober-mindedness
23 July, 2015Economics
Ukraine will face a complete degradation of public services unless painful but necessary changes take place
16 July, 2015Society
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
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, 2015Economics
A number of challenges and opportunities are coming Ukraine’s way as the European gas market undergoes a major restructurin
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”
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
10 June, 2015World
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Raimonds Vejonis, the newly-elected President of the Republic of Latvia and Minister of Defense when this interview was made, about NATO revival, the "deterrent effect," Putin's unpredictability, and the cost of the conflict in Ukraine to Riga
20 May, 2015
It is in Europe’s interests to prevent Ukraine from becoming a failed state and to contribute to its democratic normalisation
18 May, 2015Politics
The Donbas master's current clout in politics, economy and war
18 May, 2015Economics
Cutting access to their financial resources is the most effective way to leave the representatives of the old regime with no chance for comeback
18 May, 2015Politics
Shifts in electoral preferences in the countdown to local elections
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
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
How the Putinian lobbying succeeds in catching even smart and good faith people inside a framework of gross lies, where they can no longer acknowledge facts
27 April, 2015Economics
Economic reforms are slowly gaining momentum in Ukraine, but the results are not yet in sight
26 April, 2015World
American historian of Ukrainian descent, Rutgers University Professor on Washington's policy towards Kyiv, Ukraine's image, and the perception of Ukrainian politicians in the US
23 April, 2015Politics
Law enforcement reforms
23 April, 2015Economics
What reforms are going on in Ukraine’s energy sector and what is their outlook?
23 April, 2015
Ukrainians might ask why there is clearly a military solution to the defence of Germany, yet politicians such as Angela Merkel insist that a military response to the invasion of Ukraine would be pointless
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Tensions have been rising again along the Russian-Ukrainian border, with Kyiv and Washington raising the alarm at what they say is an unusual build-up of Russian troops
26 November, ,
The world through the prism of Ukrainian interests
22 November, ,
The Kremlin said it was "not exactly polite" of the US to accuse Russia of unusual military activity near Ukraine after Washington brought in American soldiers from overseas
22 November, ,
The head of Nato has urged Russia to be transparent about its military plans after an increase in the numbers of troops on its border with Ukraine
16 November, ,
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