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Section: Institute for War & Peace Reporting

      Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Crisis
      Nov26

      Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Crisis

      The upset may prove to be a turning point for the current administration.Ukraine is facing a crisis over its constitutional court which analysts warn presents a watershed moment for President Volodymyr Zelensky. In late October, the court issued a shock ruling that parts of Ukraine’s anti-corruption legislation were unconstitutional. The...

      Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Crisis
      Nov20

      Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Crisis

      The upset may prove to be a turning point for the current administration.Ukraine is facing a crisis over its constitutional court which analysts warn presents a watershed moment for President Volodymyr Zelensky. In late October, the court issued a shock ruling that parts of Ukraine’s anti-corruption legislation were unconstitutional. The...

      History Still Strains Poland-Ukraine Relations
      Nov19

      History Still Strains Poland-Ukraine Relations

      Progress remains slow, despite wide ranging shared interests.Historic tensions between Kiev and Warsaw continue to affect their strategic partnership, despite recent attempts to heal the wounds of the past. Ukraine and Poland have long struggled to reconcile differences over historical narratives dating from WWII, with mass wartime graves on both...

      Is Ukraine Changing Position Over Karabakh?
      Oct22

      Is Ukraine Changing Position Over Karabakh?

      The language from Kyiv appears more ambiguous, despite its long-term support of territorial integrity.The reignition of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict has put Ukraine, a traditional ally of Azerbaijan, in a difficult position as it attempts to balance its diplomatic needs. Not only are there large Armenian and Azeri communities living in Ukraine,...

      Belarus Crisis May Signal Shift for Ukraine
      Sep24

      Belarus Crisis May Signal Shift for Ukraine

      Lukashenko has friends in Kyiv – but now faces increased pressure from Russia.It took over a month for the Ukrainian parliament to adopt a resolution on the growing wave of anti-regime protests in neighbouring Belarus. The bland statement they eventually produced on September 15, although it harshly condemned the detainment and treatment of...

      Trapped in Eastern Ukraine
      Aug29

      Trapped in Eastern Ukraine

      Some people are desperate to find a way to leave the de facto republics.Tetiana is packing a suitcase with clothes for her and her son. Although it is still summer, she includes clothes for autumn and winter, too. While they only need to leave their home in the unrecognised Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) for a few days to travel to...

      How (and Why) Russia Won
      Aug26

      How (and Why) Russia Won

      A state of continuous semi-war has served the Kremlin well.Western naivety and a lack of solidarity has allowed Russia to behave “like a powerful rogue state”, argues author and former Guardian Moscow correspondent Luke Harding. He told IWPR that Russia was more interested in zero sum foreign policy games than reaching mutually beneficial...

      Covid-19 Leaves Georgians Far From Home
      Apr15

      Covid-19 Leaves Georgians Far From Home

      Thousands working in Poland suddenly find themselves without jobs and homeless.Georgian labour migrants in Poland have found themselves stranded in often dire financial circumstances as a result of the coronavirus crisis. According to the Social Insurance Institution, there are around 9,500 Georgians legally working in Poland. Many have suddenly...

      Ukraine Braces for Coronavirus Impact
      Apr07

      Ukraine Braces for Coronavirus Impact

      Ahead of expected infection peak, experts see financial crisis looming.Analysts are warning that the coronavirus pandemic may be particularly damaging for Ukraine’s export-heavy economy, with potential to even change the country’s political direction. Although Ukraine has had a relatively small number of infections compared to other...

      Russia’s Prisoners-of-War
      Mar19

      Russia’s Prisoners-of-War

      Discussion raises shared challenges faced by those in occupied territories.The plight of the hundreds of Georgian and Ukrainians illegally held by Russia was highlighted at an IWPR event in Tbilisi addressed by former detainees themselves. The meeting aimed at fostering a wider discussion around the respective conflicts and create more effective...

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