Expert of Democracy House Yevgeniy Yaroshenko participated in the KAS School of Excellence 2018 “EaP: Challenges, Chances and Perspectives” which took place on November 8-11 in Chisinau, Moldova. Organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Moldova, the forum included experts, politicians, civic activists and journalists from the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). Read more about Democracy House in the KAS School of Excellence 2018[…]
Starting from mid-August, the price of fuel in Ukraine has increased by more than UAH 3. As a result, the average price of gasoline A95 in early October exceeded UAH 33. Such an increase in prices troubled consumers and led to protests. Protestants accused the gas station of conspiracy and the state of too high Read more about Ukraine’s fuel market in turmoil: trends and key players[…]
At the end of October, during his concert, Volodymyr Zelenskyi publicly announced his intentions to participate in the presidential election. The statement was made in the traditional humorous format; however, it was taken seriously in political circles and is considered the unofficial start of the “Servant of the People” project campaign. Volodymyr Zelenskyi is the Read more about Volodymyr Zelenskyi: how the anti-system candidate will influence on election chessboard[…]
Slovakia ranks the 15th place among all the countries of the world, which exports Ukraine, and the 21st among the countries that import goods to Ukraine. The structure of Ukrainian exports to Slovakia is dominated by ores, electric cars and , organic chemical compounds while in the structure of Slovakian imports to Ukraine – land transport Read more about Slovakia – Ukraine trade[…]
After the murder of “DPR Head” Alexander Zakharchenko Russia stepped up a preparation for elections on the occupied territories in contravention of the Minsk agreements. By means of these “elections”, Russia seeks to legitimize new leaders of “DPR” and “LPR” who are not associated in the Ukrainian popular consciousness with war crimes. The conduct Read more about How “elections” in ORDLO may influence on the peace process[…]
Construction of the Kerch Bridge and obstruction of navigation in the Sea of Azov hit Ukraine’s economy and increase social tensions in coastal areas of Donetsk and Zaporizhia regions. In response, Ukraine seeks to protect navigation in the Sea of Azov by means of establishing military presence, as well as hopes to bring Russia to Read more about Rising tensions in the Sea of Azov: Possible risks and scenarios[…]
Russian aggression in the East of Ukraine has been going on for four years already, but despite this, Russia still remains the main trading partner of Ukraine. During the period 2013-2016, the trade turnover between Ukraine and the Russian Federation decreased by 4.4 times. However, in 2017 there was a revival of trade relations: the Read more about Ukraine-Russia trade ties: Trends and forecasts[…]
Democracy House presented the latest “U at Glance” analytical publication. As always we had an interesting disscusion about the latest political and economical developments in Ukraine. Our sincere gratitudes to the French Embassy in Ukraine for support and hospitality.
The presence of hidden oligarchic interests, various sources of funding, excessive political ambitions, mutual distrust among leaders make it impossible to form a coalition of liberal forces and nominate a single presidential candidate. At the moment, it is possible to distinguish 6 interest groups that form and define the agenda in the liberal segment. These Read more about Analysis of political influence groups in the liberal camp: Why a single coalition is impossible?[…]
France ranks the 28th place among all the countries of the world, which exports Ukraine, and the 10th among the countries that import goods to Ukraine. The structure of Ukrainian exports to France is dominated by by-products and leftovers of the food industry, fats, and oils, while in the structure of French imports to Ukraine – Read more about France – Ukraine trade[…]
"Ukraine at Glance" project: monthly and weekly analytical papers
Facilitation of the decentralization reform at the local level
Cross-sectoral impact of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on the Ukrainian economy
Promotion of respect for international humanitarian law by Ukrainian military servants
Vasyl Povoroznyk, Ph.D.
Angela Bochi, Ph.D.