February 27, 2018

From Soviet Union to Europe: Could Ukraine Still Become A Welfare State?

As a post-soviet state, Ukraine struggles in general to find a balance between a social policy targeted at improving the quality of life and harsh reforms which...
February 26, 2018

Key Facts You Need To Know About Ukraine’s Reform Of Public Administration

An important but almost unnoticed process is taking place right now in Ukraine. Several Ukrainian ministries have launched new Directorates, i.e. internal platforms...
February 22, 2018

Uniform and Reform: How Has the Patrol Police Changed in Two Years?

Their average response time is seven minutes. The people working here are mostly young and new to the system. They are criticized for violating traffic rules and...
February 16, 2018

Why Ukrainian Forests Don’t Benefit From The Ban On Wood Export – Interview

In 2015 the Ukrainian Parliament adopted bill to introduce a 10-year moratorium on the export of round timber, which came into full force in 2017. The most evident...
February 1, 2018

Green Energy Ukraine: Incentives or Obstacles?

Ukraine is trying to induce the use of green energy, but is often victim to corrupt schemes. In this article our aim is to delve deeper into this situation and see...
January 11, 2018

“Green” Economy: How Ukrainian Cities Are Mastering Energy Management

The year 2015 marked the beginning of energy sector reform in Ukraine, which advocated the efficient use of energy resources and alternative sources of energy. The...
December 20, 2017

Ukraine’s Oligarchs Still Control the Media. Will Anyone Ever Challenge Them?

The oligarchs still control the airwaves in Ukraine. Ten of eleven national television channels are directly or indirectly connected to politicians and oligarchs....
December 19, 2017

Business is cautiously optimistic about Ukraine, though many problems still remain

As the third year of reforms in Ukraine draws to a close, current and potential international investors are calculating risks with an eye on the economy failures...
October 20, 2017

What Ukraine’s Healthcare Reform Is About

On 19 October, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada approved the draft law No. 6327 “On state financial guarantees for the provision of medical services and medicines,” in the...
October 11, 2017

Current State of Anticorruption Reform Indicates Lack Of Progress

In October 2014, a new Anti-corruption strategy for 2014–2017 has been adopted. It has been a comprehensive overview of the Augean stables of Ukrainian corruption...