Opinion

OPINION: Ukrainians must address the nation’s collective post-traumatic stress disorder

Australian Pete Shmigel argues that the suppressed traumas of distant and recent history continue to shape Ukrainian society negatively and are as big an obstacle to progress as more commonly discussed problems like corruption and the ongoing...

Friday, 16 February 2018 15:30

MH17 DISASTER: How Russian leader Vladimir Putin became hopelessly entangled in his own hybrid war web of deceit

Most observers believe Russia accidentally shot down flight MH17 in July 2014 - but Moscow cannot admit any role in the tragedy without also exposing the Kremlin's entire secret war in Ukraine

Saturday, 10 February 2018 22:34

Trump: Good for Ukraine?

Many Ukrainians feared the worst when Donald Trump won the US presidency in 2016 but his administration has taken a number of steps in support of Kyiv during its first year while also adopting a hard line towards the Kremlin

Sunday, 14 January 2018 19:52

JUDICIAL REFORM: Will Ukraine achieve decisive rule of law breakthrough in 2018?

Rule of law reforms are the country’s top 2018 priority as Ukraine fails to maintain Maidan momentum and remains stuck at the geopolitical crossroads

Thursday, 11 January 2018 19:07

New Ukraine vs Old Ukraine

Ukraine’s modest reform progress since the 2014 Revolution of Dignity is under direct threat with anti-corruption efforts facing increasingly open political opposition and institutional resistance

Thursday, 11 January 2018 18:32

PRIORITIES FOR 2018: Ukraine’s international investment attraction efforts will be in vain if widespread corruption prevails

The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine looks forward to the next quarter of a century with a sense of guarded optimism amid signs of growth and awareness of the need to drive forward with ongoing reform process

Thursday, 11 January 2018 17:01

OPINION: Will the Initial Coin Offering bubble burst?

New technologies are opening up vast investment opportunities but over-saturated audiences make it increasingly challenging to attract attention

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 21:32

BUSINESS CLIMATE: Doing Business Index 2018: How business-friendly is Ukraine?

Ukraine is making steady if unspectacular progress in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business rating but there remains huge scope for further improvements

Monday, 18 December 2017 22:03

LAIDBACK LVIV: Now is the time to consider rebranding Ukraine’s most tourist-friendly city

Lviv was the first Ukrainian city to market itself on the international stage but Leopolitans should now be looking to move on from the days when the city was an unknown quantity

Friday, 15 December 2017 21:35

Attracting Investors to Ukraine

Turkish business community leader Burak Pehlivan: Turkish business experience offers ideas that can help to improve Ukraine’s international investment climate and attract FDI

Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:28

TURKISH AMBASSADOR: “Turkish interests require a free, independent and united Ukraine that stands firmly on its feet”

Turkey’s Ambassador to Ukraine sees a strengthening bilateral partnership driven by common interests and rooted in a shared past

Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:22

RULE OF LAW: Can recent reforms change the way Ukraine’s courts function?

Ukraine’s new judicial procedural codes aim to make the country’s law courts more user-friendly

Sunday, 19 November 2017 22:47

REFORMS: Ukraine deserves a better legal system that protects businesses and investors

Recent American Chamber survey finds that 75% of respondents see heavy-handed law enforcement agencies as a problem

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 13:01

BRAND UKRAINE: Austrian investors attracted by improving “Made in Ukraine” brand values

Competitive costs and a highly skilled workforce are among the factors currently attracting Austrian investors to Ukraine but brand appeal could also play a far bigger role via more aggressive use of Ukraine's best brand names

Saturday, 04 November 2017 23:02

1917-2017: As Ukraine marks centenary of independence struggle, Ukrainian history remains a mystery for many

The current hybrid war in eastern Ukraine is merely the latest example of Russia’s longstanding efforts to prevent the emergence of a genuinely independent Ukrainian state. Outside audiences continue to lack the historical knowledge necessary to...

Saturday, 04 November 2017 21:38

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: Ukraine’s transformation creates historic investment opportunities

The contemporary Ukrainian narrative can appear daunting at first glance but the historic changes taking place in the country also mean unprecedented potential

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:24

OPINION: From Winter War to Hybrid War - how do Finns view the Kremlin attack on Ukraine?

Finland must balance broad public sympathy for Ukraine with the realities of a lucrative and strategically crucial Russian relationship

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 14:26

AGRIBUSINESS: Sowing the certified seeds of Ukraine’s exciting agrarian future

Ukraine’s breadbasket is powering the national economy forward but bureaucratic shortcomings prevent the agribusiness industry from approaching its true potential

Sunday, 15 October 2017 16:16

LEGAL: Assessing the risks and opportunities of acquiring assets of troubled Ukrainian banks

Adult supervision advised: asset auctions are appealing but buyers should proceed with caution

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:48

OPINION: Crimean seizure was geopolitical equivalent of a plastic bag over the head

European politicians who call for pragmatic thaw in ties with Russia need to think carefully about the nature of the international crimes they would be condoning

Thursday, 05 October 2017 12:05

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