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      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...

      A neighbour discovered anew. The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary’s relations with Ukraine
      Aug07

      A neighbour discovered anew. The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary’s relations with Ukraine

      The Ukrainian-Russian war has prompted Bratislava, Prague and Budapest to take a new look at their eastern neighbourhood. Cooperation with Ukraine is gaining momentum, although relations with Russia are still the top priority for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      The best army Ukraine has ever had. Changes in Ukraine’s armed forces since the Russian aggression
      Aug02

      The best army Ukraine has ever had. Changes in Ukraine’s armed forces since the Russian aggression

      The war in the Donbas shaped the Ukrainian army. It helped its soldiers gain awareness and motivation. It also forced the administration of the Ukrainian ministry of defence and the government to adapt the structure – for the first time since it was formed – to the real operational needs. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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