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March 20, 2020

What should we learn from coronavirus?

It doesn't matter whether you’re a black man or white man. Coronavirus knows neither Muslim nor Christian. Coronavirus understands neither Turkish nor Japanese,...
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March 12, 2020

Post-Merkel Germany: What can Ukraine expect?

Chancellor Merkel is preparing to step down after a decade and a half in power. What will her departure mean for German policy towards Ukraine and Russia?
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March 10, 2020

Why we should never forget about Crimea

Six years ago, in February 2014, Russia started an operation to establish its military and political control over Crimea.
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March 4, 2020

Ukraine’s Government Fell: Why, and What Does It Mean?

On March 4 the Ukrainian Parliament sacked the government of Oleksiy Honcharuk, and voted in favor of appointing a new prime minister, Denys Shmyhal. Many ministers...
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January 25, 2020

Ukraine in Davos: key takeaways

In January 2020, Ukraine took part, as is tradition, in the World Economic Forum in Davos, one of the largest global events of the year. We went there too, and here’s...
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January 17, 2020

Ukrainian Prime Minister Tried (Unsuccessfully) to Resign. What Does This Mean?

On January 17, Ukrainian Prime Minister Honcharuk submitted a letter of resignation to President Zelensky. Despite this, he remained Prime Minister. We explain why.
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December 10, 2019

The Devil in the Details: Risks of Donbas Peace Process after Normandy Summit

On 9 December Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met Russian President Vladimir Putin, French leader Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris,...
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October 3, 2019

Ukraine Accepts Compromises on Donbas: Is this Good or Bad?

On October 1st, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that Ukraine has agreed to the so-called “Steinmeier formula”. This formula is a point of one...
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August 23, 2019

Violence and anti-violence. Ukraine between Russia and Europe

Western Europe’s culture of anti-violence continues to exert a magnetic pull on Ukrainian society. But will that be enough to resist Russia’s twenty-first century...
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August 22, 2019

Russia, G7 and International Organizations: Where is the Red Line?

Talk about Russia's return to G7 continues a dangerous trend started by Russia's return to PACE. So, we ask: where is the red line?