Opinion

Exploring eastern Ukraine’s European roots and the many myths of Putin’s Russian World

Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly claimed that eastern Ukraine is part of Russia's historical heartlands, but the region actually has deep Ukrainian roots and strong historic ties to the rest of Europe 

Monday, 27 July 2020 01:40

Does Putin want peace?

Hopes were high in spring 2019 that the Zelenskyy presidency could bring the Russo-Ukrainian War to an end. One year on, it is increasingly clear that the Kremlin cannot afford to risk peace with a free and democratic Ukraine that could provide...

Friday, 01 May 2020 21:24

OPINION: The coronavirus crisis spells big trouble for Vladimir Putin’s dreams of rebuilding Russia's former Soviet empire

Russia has been hard hit by a collapse in global oil prices and may now struggle to fund its imperial ambitions including the ongoing war in Ukraine

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 01:30

OPINION: What impact will the coronavirus pandemic have on the negotiation process to end the Russo-Ukrainian War?

Russian aggression in Ukraine is now entering its seventh year with no end in sight to the conflict. How might the global coronavirus crisis shape efforts to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine?

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:26

OPINION: How to put the Ukrainian real estate industry on the global investment map

Ukrainian real estate companies can act as informal ambassadors to help counter the country’s lingering problems with international obscurity

Tuesday, 24 December 2019 20:01

REFORM REALITIES: Can Ukrainian tax reform live up to today’s high expectations?

The new government promises to pursue business-friendly tax reform but initial signals are mixed

Sunday, 27 October 2019 14:56

Personal Data Protection

A smart approach to smart technology begins with the creation of the right legislative framework

Monday, 23 September 2019 20:57

OPINION: International regulation efforts must not be selective if they also wish to remain effective

Accusations of selectivity risk undermining important efforts to create a more transparent global economy

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 22:31

OPINION: Reform of Ukraine’s state-owned banks is a maturity exam for the country

Oschadbank Supervisory Board Chairman Sevki Acuner on why the introduction of a corporate governance model based on international standards is crucial for the future of Ukraine’s state-owned banks

Thursday, 15 August 2019 19:23

Security vs Privacy in Ukraine

Public discussion can ease concerns over the use of technological solutions to security challenges

Sunday, 14 July 2019 19:40

New Law vs Old Debts

Questions remain over the ability of recently adopted legislation to boost Ukraine’s credit market

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 15:40

Ukraine must create a climate for innovation to defend long-term national interests

Ukraine’s startup talent will continue to look elsewhere unless the country creates better conditions at home 

Saturday, 18 May 2019 22:01

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine: Statement on 2019 Presidential Elections

Ukraine’s international business community look forward to working with President Zelenskiy to create a better investment climate and support Ukrainian economic growth

Saturday, 18 May 2019 18:37

Franco-Ukrainian economic ties could benefit from a major tech upgrade

Increased emphasis on innovation would take cooperation between Ukraine and France to an entirely new level

Saturday, 04 May 2019 22:11

ANALYSIS: Confidentiality issues in today’s Ukrainian legal services industry

International clients should be careful to avoid making any assumptions on key issues such as attorney-client privilege

Monday, 29 April 2019 16:40

Top five developments that look set to shape the Ukrainian legal services industry in 2019

Key issues to consider this year as Ukraine’s ambitious judicial reform process continues alongside political and economic changes

Saturday, 23 March 2019 23:54

ANALYSIS: Making sense of sanctions strategy in everyday Ukrainian business life

Clarity is often lacking as more and more businesses in Ukraine feel the direct and indirect impact of sanctions

Saturday, 23 March 2019 23:45

ANALYSIS: Exploring Ukraine’s evolving approach to international arbitration issues

Yulia Atamanova examines the implications of recent changes to international arbitration in Ukraine

Saturday, 23 March 2019 20:16

Ukrainian real estate market analysis: why competing for foreign investors is vital

The establishment of industry-specific business communities is a long-term practice that has proven efficient in Ukraine and can support the development of the real estate sector

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 18:59

OPINION: Speaking the Ukrainian language in Ukraine should not be a controversial act

Ukrainian has never enjoyed greater state protection but speakers of the national language still risk encountering casual hostility from segments of modern Ukrainian society

Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:52

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