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#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

| May 20, 2019

When Ukraine’s new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, was sworn in today (20 May), he was appointed president of a divided nation. The division is not only physical, but also ideological; Ukraine is now a battleground where the ideals of the West and of Russia collide. Since early 2013, Russia has been pursuing a policy of […]

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What does Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s victory say about #Ukraine?

What does Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s victory say about #Ukraine?

| May 6, 2019

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. Orysia Lutsevych Research Fellow and Manager, Ukraine Forum, Russia and Eurasia Programme @Orysiaua Sergiy Gerasymchuk Deputy Chairman of […]

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Many People In Ukraine Believe That The Country Made A Mistake With Its Geo-political Choice In 2013 When Preferred EU Association Agreement To Eurasian Customs Union”

Many People In Ukraine Believe That The Country Made A Mistake With Its Geo-political Choice In 2013 When Preferred EU Association Agreement To Eurasian Customs Union”

| April 25, 2019

Today Ukraine is at the crossroads. A state in Eastern Europe is trying to puzzle out what went wrong in 2014. A revolution defined a Western vector of country’s development then. The country has signed the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement and declared its movement towards entering the European community in the future. However, the presidential […]

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#Ukraine has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. What about anti-Semitism?

#Ukraine has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. What about anti-Semitism?

| April 23, 2019

  Ukraine now has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. The new democratically elected president, comedian, received around 73 percent of the votes in this weekend’s election and the current Prime Minister,  Volodymyr Groysman, is a Jewish politician who was the mayor of the city of Vinnytsia – writes Willy Fautré , Editor-in-Chief. of Human […]

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European Union must defend economic reform process in #Ukraine

European Union must defend economic reform process in #Ukraine

| April 16, 2019

We are just a few days from the final round of the presidential election and a comedian, Volodymyr Zelensky (pictured), is favourite to become the next president of Ukraine. With no clear policy platform or party, it is very difficult to predict how Zelensky will translate his populist rhetoric into economic policy, and a real […]

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EU urged to help #Ukraine counter Russia disinformation campaign

EU urged to help #Ukraine counter Russia disinformation campaign

| April 11, 2019

The EU supported by the international community has been urged to help Ukraine counter an ongoing “disinformation campaign” being waged by Russia. The appeal comes with concern about the impact of Russian “cyber and hybrid warfare” against the Ukrainian population, particularly in the eastern part of the country where war has claimed the lives of […]

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Leading Kyiv lawyer calls on #Ukraine candidates to safeguard rights of journalists

Leading Kyiv lawyer calls on #Ukraine candidates to safeguard rights of journalists

| April 2, 2019

The ongoing presidential election campaign in Ukraine will be a “real test” of the country’s democracy”, according to a leading Kyiv-based lawyer. Speaking at a news briefing in Brussels, Andriy Domanskyy (pictured) called on the two candidates left in the election to pledged to safeguard the rights of journalists in the country and step up […]

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