Ukraine’s place in the geopolitical puzzle is shifting. That was the point.

Euphoria surrounding the recent prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia is all but unjustified. Ukraine managed to bring home the most well-known among its citizens detained in Russia and Crimea, which is undoubtedly a good thing. Moreover, the swap has brought hope that the conflict might finally end. But the jubilation should not eclipse the […]

Ukraine’s European Integration: Post-election Prospects

Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism” analyzed foreign policy programs and plans of President Zelenskyy and political parties present in the new Parliament.

What Does Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s Victory Say About Ukraine?

Zelenskyi’s landslide victory is a vote for change. It also exposes Ukraine’s vulnerability and the deficiency of reforms. Zelenskyi’s voters united against the old system rather than around a common agenda about how to bring about change.

Spotlight on Ukraine Elections: Post-election Vox Pops

Ukrainians came up with the road map for president’s first days in the office

Security Policy Is Not Up for Debate as Ukraine Elects a New President

Despite the smouldering conflict in Donbas and the tensions around Russia’s occupation of Crimea, security policy has so far failed to attract voters’ attention in the campaign.

What do Ukrainians expect from the new president?

Populist campaigns played the trick

For the first time elections is not dividing Ukraine

Most candidates avoid answering the question how they plan to resolve conflict in the east

Tough competition between the front-runners will help to ensure democratic elections

Transparency of campaign & ballots counting is important

Ukraine elections: Candidates don’t understand their competencies

Presidential canditates make promises that can be implemented only if they have majority in parliament

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