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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...
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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...
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October 10, 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Ukraine’s Pension Reform

On 3 October, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has voted for legislation to overhaul an outdated pension system. It was supported by 288 out of 450 Ukrainian MPs. Moreover,...
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October 3, 2017

Language Controversy: What Happened And Why

A new education law signed by Ukrainian president in late September, has sparked intense debate inside, but also outside Ukraine. While intentions of Ukrainian government...
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September 28, 2017

More Freedom: 100 Days from EU-Ukraine Visa Liberalization

More than 3 months have passed after visa-free regime between EU and Ukraine is in force. On June 11 first travellers could enter EU countries without a need to...
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September 6, 2017

Ukraine’s reform drive is powering ahead

After the lengthy saga of its signature and ratification, the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine finally came fully into force on September...
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September 1, 2017

Ukraine’s Changes Keep Hope for Eastern Europe

When you have a habit to travel to the Carpathian mountains in Western Ukraine, a place of breathtaking natural beauty and tragic human history, this year you will...
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August 29, 2017

Fifth Fuel: How Ukraine Heads Towards Energy Efficiency

The country is struggling to become energy efficient to save money and environment; one of the least energy efficient in Europe, it has no other choice.
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June 29, 2017

Decentralization Stories: Why Local Control is Key to Ukraine’s Recovery

It used to be dark, and children had to jump from stone to stone to get to school. Now, the roads are smooth and brightly lit. Water flows from the mountains by...
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June 20, 2017

Ukraine’s aspirations for intellectual property protection: what you should know

On 12 June, the EU Delegation to Ukraine released a statement to express disappointment by Ukraine’s slow progress in reforming laws on intellectual property rights....