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
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
Ukraine’s Deputy PM for European Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze finds herself battling against the currently unfavorable tides of history as her nation seeks to forge closer ties to an EU in crisis
Russia has convinced many international observers that post-Maidan Ukraine is under the control of nationalist extremists but there is actually surprisingly little evidence to support this alarmist narrative. In reality, Far Right parties enjoy...
Dnipro Deputy Mayor Jaanika Merilo has been at the forefront of the Ukrainian push for digital government for the past few years and remains convinced that fundamental change is possible with the right balance of patience and perseverance,...
9 November 1989 – 9 November 2016: Donald Trump’s election as US president confirms the dawn of a new geopolitical reality where anti-establishment populism replaces the liberal consensus of the past quarter century
Ukraine’s 2013-14 popular uprising has become synonymous with the European Union Association Agreement that helped spark initial protests – but the demands voiced by millions of Ukrainians focused on basic human rights not EU integration
Ukrainians remain deeply cynical about the post-Maidan reform process but local success stories offer an opportunity to produce practical results and challenge an institutionalized culture of corruption
Civil society and government reformers combine to meet Maidan mandate: innovative ProZorro open source system wins international acclaim for bringing transparency to the notoriously corrupt Ukrainian public procurement sector