Politics

Bellingcat reveals identities of Russian army officers behind 2015 Mariupol massacre

Russian artillery attack on a residential district of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine killed 30 civilians and is regarded as one of the gravest war crimes committed by the Kremlin during its four-year covert military campaign in Ukraine

Monday, 07 May 2018 15:09

DIPLOMACY: Ukraine’s G7 allies seeking to strike the right balance between constructive criticism and steadfast support

The G7 Support Group is a unique initiative that reflects Ukraine’s strategic importance to the Western world - but is it an effective tool to support reforms?

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:49

New Reuters investigation identifies Russian general who commanded in Ukraine

New revelations highlight how the Kremlin maintains direct military control over so-called separatist republics in Ukraine by deploying Russian army commanders using false identities

Monday, 29 January 2018 19:27

Finland and Ukraine prepare to celebrate centenary of diplomatic relations in 2018

Finland and Ukraine look back to bilateral diplomatic ties first forged in the tumultuous year of 1918 as they seek to strengthen their twenty-first century relationship

Friday, 26 January 2018 19:23

REBRANDING THE WAR: Ukrainian MPs recognize Russia as aggressor state and label eastern regions as occupied

New legislation rebrands the conflict in eastern Ukraine unambiguously as a confrontation with the Kremlin and marks a deliberate shift away from earlier euphemistic talk of an Anti-Terrorist Operation

Saturday, 20 January 2018 01:08

POLAND-UKRAINE TIES: Ukrainian and Polish presidents meet in Kharkiv

Polish President Andrzej Duda and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko discuss security issues at Kharkiv's Premier Palace Hotel and Poland prepares to join UN Security Council in 2018

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 18:26

EASTERN PARTNERSHIP SUMMIT: Maintaining momentum without a membership roadmap

The European Union is offering Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia enhanced partnerships but remains reluctant to entertain ideas of eventual EU membership

Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:26

REFORMER REMOVED: Dismissal of Mykolaiv Mayor threatens to derail Ukraine’s decentralization success story

Many saw reformist Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych as a potential poster boy for the new Ukraine but he failed to reach the midway point in his first term

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 22:49

UKRAINE-POLAND TIES: Polish delegation led by Senate Marshal visits Kharkiv

Visit agenda includes trips to Kharkiv area historic sites connected to the Polish diaspora and gala reception at Oleksandr Yaroslavsky's Premier Palace Kharkiv hotel

Friday, 13 October 2017 21:04

REGIONAL NEWS: Ousted Mykolaiv Mayor Senkevych vows to fight on in new city elections

Reformist Mayor Senkevych removed from office midterm following surprise City Council vote

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:45

UKRAINE-EU TIES: Brussels seeks new sticks as EU runs out of carrots to encourage Ukrainian reform process

Brussels continues to support Kyiv’s ambitious integration agenda but frustration is clearly mounting over Ukraine’s inability to deliver on political promises

Monday, 17 July 2017 18:34

Miracle Mayor of Mykolaiv

Can Oleksandr Senkevych live up to his election promise of a fresh start for the south Ukrainian port city?

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 16:32

UKRAINE GAINS VISA-FREE EU ACCESS: Historic post-Soviet breakthrough as Ukraine ends decades of international isolation

Berlin Wall moment for Ukrainians as visa liberalization confirms country’s geopolitical pivot away from Russia towards the European Union and paves way for strengthening of informal ties between Ukraine and EU member states

Sunday, 11 June 2017 01:51

US pins hopes of Ukraine’s post-Maidan generation as old guard struggles to woo Washington

Leading Ukrainian political forces continue to invest heavily in efforts to lobby the American government but many in Washington are tired of the same old discredited faces

Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:47

FIVE REASONS WHY SUPPORTING UKRAINE IS IN AMERICAN INTERESTS

US President Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson needs to appreciate that America's long-term international interests would be best served by the continued development of a sovereign, successful and genuinely democratic Ukraine

Monday, 24 April 2017 23:01

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

UKRAINIAN REFORMS: EUROPE'S MOST TRANSPARENT AND CORRUPT COUNTRY

Ukraine’s post-Euromaidan reforms are slowly gaining ground but a major credibility gap remains between exposure of abuses and accountability for corruption. Meanwhile, members of the old guard are mounting an increasingly bold and vigorous...

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 12:28

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

Hybrid War For Healthcare

Ukraine’s US-born Acting Minister of Health Dr. Ulana Suprun is attempting to transform the country’s notoriously corrupt medical services – and not everyone is happy about it

Monday, 06 March 2017 11:17

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