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Section: The Centre for Eastern Studies (Poland)

    Ukraine: a commotion around Saakashvili
    Dec08

    Ukraine: a commotion around Saakashvili

    On 5 December in Kiev an attempt was made by the security service of Ukraine to detain Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    The coup d’etat in Luhansk
    Dec02

    The coup d’etat in Luhansk

    On 25 November, as a result of an armed coup, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, was replaced by Leonid Pasechnik. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    A quarter-century of independent Ukraine. Dimensions of transformation
    Nov30

    A quarter-century of independent Ukraine. Dimensions of transformation

    On 24 August 1991, the Supreme Council of the Ukrainian SSR proclaimed independence, and on 1 December the same year, the Ukrainian people ratified that proclamation in a referendum. The new Ukrainian state had some very important assets, such as the peaceful path that led to its independence, the fact that its territory was uncontested and its...

    Paralysis of anti-corruption institutions in Ukraine
    Nov23

    Paralysis of anti-corruption institutions in Ukraine

    The General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine initiated an investigation into the head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus on the Eastern Partnership
    Nov22

    Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus on the Eastern Partnership

    The fifth Eastern Partnership summit will take place in Brussels on 24 November. This programme is perceived differently today by Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Dark clouds over the Ukrainian gas market reform
    Oct20

    Dark clouds over the Ukrainian gas market reform

    In September, three out of five members of the supervisory board of Naftogaz, Ukraine’s largest gas company, announced their resignation. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    The great decommunisation. Ukraine’s wartime historical policy
    Sep29

    The great decommunisation. Ukraine’s wartime historical policy

    The war with Russia which began in 2014 has triggered serious changes in the way history is thought about by the Ukrainian public, especially in opinion-forming circles. The liberal reflection critical about the nationalist tradition initiated somewhat earlier has been rejected since wartime requires heroic narratives above all. …read more...

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system
    Sep29

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system

    On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Russia's ploy with UN forces in the Donbas
    Sep09

    Russia's ploy with UN forces in the Donbas

    At the BRICS summit in China Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would propose a draft resolution on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    The aftermath of the crisis.  An overhaul of Ukraine’s banking sector
    Aug11

    The aftermath of the crisis. An overhaul of Ukraine’s banking sector

    In 2014–2016, Ukraine’s banking sector was affected by what has proven to be the most serious crisis in its modern history. Almost half of the banks went bankrupt and the losses incurred by the state and banking sector clients was in excess of US$ 20 billion. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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