In what way do Zelenskiy’s initiatives regarding decentralization, referenda and dual citizenship threaten the integrity of the Ukrainian state?
|22 July, 2019||Politics|
How Zelenskiy’s efforts to keep the parliament under control may pave the way to the loss of Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity
|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, 2016||World|
Democraten-66 MPs about the upcoming referendum on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and their Yes campaign in the Netherlands
|19 August, 2015||Economics|
The direction taken by Crimea's economy destroys its self-sufficiency and makes reintegration into Ukraine exceedingly difficult
|23 May, 2014|
One of the biggest crises the newly re-independent state of Estonia faced was an attempt to establish an autonomous region in its northeast part in 1993
|24 April, 2014||World|
The “referendum” in Crimea revealed Vladimir Putin’s partners in the EU. Most are minority radical parties which, according to his design, have to undermine the EU’s already quite unwieldy system from the inside with Moscow’s support
|14 May, 2013||News|
Alexander Motyl: any referendum concocted by Party of Regions to prolong their rule could become a two-edged sword
If used cleverly holding of referendum in Ukraine could actually hasten the Party of Regions disappearance from Ukrainian politics, Alexander Motyl, American historian and professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, writes in his blog on The World Affairs Journal.
|4 April, 2013||News|
A referendum to change the system of parliamentary election from mixed to first-past-the-post will put an end to democracy in Ukraine, claims Iryna Bekeshkina, President of the Democratic Initiatives foundation in her comment for The Ukrainian Week.
|15 March, 2013|
This short insight into the history of direct democracy might serve all those Ukrainian democrats who want to prevent the plebiscitairian and bonapartistic scenarios
|2 January, 2013||Politics|
The Viktor Yanukovych regime plans to hold a referendum on constitutional amendments to increase manoeuvrability in repressing political opponents while securing a long period of immunity for the president