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“Illiberal Democracies” in Central Europe: Role Model or Challenge for Ukraine?

Should Ukraine follow the example of its neighbors, or is it time to think about the way to counter such shift?

Perceptions Matter: How the West Sees the Elections Results

After the presidential and parliamentary elections, Ukraine is believed to have obtained a historic chance to push forward the much-awaited reforms. Ukraine’s Western partners have continuously expressed their expectations that a strong mandate that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his Servant of the People party have received will be translated into palpable and resolute reforms. Zelenskyy’s seemingly sincere resolve and […]

Hennadiy Maksak: the biggest successes and failures ofUkraine’s foreign policy in 2017

International experts and diplomats have announced the results of Ukraine’s foreign policy in 2017. So what are the biggest successes and failures? To get to know all the details, we welcomed to the studio Hennadiy Maksak, chairman of the Foreign Policy Council ‘Ukrainian Prism’ – the organization which conducted this survey.

100 Years of Ukraine’s Diplomatic Service

December 22 marks the 100th anniversary of Ukraine’s diplomatic service, created in 1917. The country’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman attended a special ceremony to commemorate the century of Ukrainian diplomacy. To learn more about the service, we were joined by Hanna Shelest, editor in chief of Ukraine Analytica.

Are Western Sanctions Against Russia Efficient?

The European Union has extended the sanctions against Russia for another 6 months. Since the 2014 illegal annexation of Crimea, the US and Europe keep adding up controversial figures on the list of economic sanctions. But did they change anything on Russia’s interaction with the rest of the world? Are they here to last? For […]