Opinion

Putin’s WWII Addiction

The Kremlin obsession with phantom fascists reflects modern Russia’s failure to create a coherent post-Soviet identity

Friday, 26 May 2017 01:07

UKRAINIAN INFRASTRUCTURE: Boosting Ukraine’s connectivity is crucial for economic growth

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine launches new Infrastructure Committee to help boost sector improvements

Monday, 15 May 2017 14:35

HOW PUTIN LOST UKRAINE: The Kremlin hubris that led Russia into self-defeating Ukraine hybrid war

Russia’s imperial ambitions came undone because Vladimir Putin fatally underestimated the strength of Ukrainian national spirit

Monday, 24 April 2017 02:29

REVIVING UKRAINE’S BANKING SECTOR: Further reforms crucial to attract much-needed FDI

Additional reforms across the Ukrainian banking sector can play a crucial role in consolidating the country’s strengthening economic recovery

Friday, 14 April 2017 00:44

NATIONAL IDENTITY DEBATE: Should Kyiv embrace country's multicultural heritage or strive for a more Ukrainian Ukraine?

For the past quarter of a century, Ukraine’s post-Soviet national identity crisis has been a constant point of political contention and source of social tension. What is the best route to future national cohesion, security, and prosperity?

Monday, 20 March 2017 23:51

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Education and innovation can make Ukraine green again

Ukrainian businesses and government must work together to create environmentally sound and sustainable waste management strategy

Monday, 13 March 2017 23:44

POST-SOVIET TURNING POINT: Is it time to reconsider the historic importance of Ukraine’s 2004 Orange Revolution?

Ukraine’s 2004 Orange Revolution caught the world’s imagination but failed to deliver politically. However, it is now increasingly clear the protests played a decisive role in changing the geopolitical dynamic of the entire post-Soviet...

Sunday, 12 March 2017 05:14

KYIV FATIGUE: Ukraine must convince the West it is still a reliable ally in the fight against Putin’s global hybrid war

Ukraine’s stuttering reform process and failure to live up to the ambitious promises of 2014 are undermining international support for the country at a critical time and becoming a major threat to national security

Sunday, 12 March 2017 03:48

EDITORIAL: Vladimir Putin is learning the hard way that Crimean crime does not pay

The spring 2014 invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula placed Russia on the wrong side of international law and set the country on a path towards escalating hybrid hostilities with the entire Western world

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 00:54

Putin has used Ukraine as a testing ground for his hybrid war against the Western world

Many of the Russian tactics currently being deployed to destabilize the EU were first honed in Ukraine but European leaders remain stubbornly slow to appreciate the scale of the danger they face

Thursday, 09 February 2017 21:10

NONSENSE OF NEUTRALITY: Why declaration of a neutral Ukraine would be unlikely to prevent Russian aggression

Many observers believe Ukraine should officially sacrifice the country’s Euro-Atlantic ambitions in order to ease Kremlin concerns, but a fresh commitment to geopolitical neutrality may only encourage further Russian imperialism

Saturday, 04 February 2017 01:46

OPINION: Poroshenko faces growing credibility gap as hybrid war drags on and Euromaidan justice remains elusive

Ukrainian leader continues to pay tribute to country’s fallen heroes but faces growing anger over lack of justice for Euromaidan killings and military shortcomings

Monday, 30 January 2017 03:13

1917 CENTENARY: Time to remind the world of Ukraine’s first war of independence

Ukrainians should use the attention generated by this year’s 1917 anniversary to raise international awareness of the country’s early twentieth century independence bid

Monday, 02 January 2017 21:36

AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Celebrating 25th anniversary in Ukraine in 2017

ACC anniversary: international business association has been active in Ukraine since early days of independence and has played a key role in ongoing post-Soviet reform and modernization process

Monday, 02 January 2017 20:50

Putin enjoyed a triumphant 2016 - will West wake up to Russian hybrid war in 2017?

For the past three years, Russia has been waging an increasingly audacious hybrid war against the entire Western world. The end goals are to fatally undermine Western institutions and reverse the verdict of the Cold War. So far, the Kremlin is...

Friday, 30 December 2016 16:19

Life in the Gray Zone

Residents of Ukrainian frontline towns like Svitlodarsk do not qualify as IDPs but they continue to feel the full brunt of ongoing conflict with Russian hybrid forces

Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:08

POROSHENKO PR PROBLEM: Ukraine faces mounting image issues in Washington DC

Ukraine fatigue was a concern in Washington DC long before Donald Trump's election and President Poroshenko's underwhelming war on corruption is partly responsible for the loss of Ukrainian credibility among the country's American partners

Sunday, 11 December 2016 15:23

FROM KREMLIN TO HAGUE: Will Putin ever have to face justice for Ukraine hybrid war?

International Criminal Court acknowledges Russian military aggression in Ukraine but any talk of future war crimes trial remains premature

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 00:42

2016 REVIEW: ACC President Andy Hunder sees cause for optimism despite slow pace of Ukrainian reform process

Andy Hunder offers a clear and concise New Year 2017 message to all the skeptics and pessimists: little progress is not zero progress

Monday, 05 December 2016 23:55

Warning: Fake News Kills

The prominence of media disinformation in Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine underlines the point that fake news is a weapon of mass destruction

Monday, 05 December 2016 14:28

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