Democracy House presented an issue of “U at Glance”

On July 16, 2019 Democracy House presented a fresh issue of “U at Glance” analytical paper at the Austrian Embassy in Ukraine. Experts of Democracy House discussed possible outcomes of the parliamentary election, positions of key political forces on issues of war and peace, and the launch of electricity market in Ukraine. The presentation of Read more about Democracy House presented an issue of “U at Glance”[…]

Democracy House presented a new issue of U at Glance analytical paper

On June 25, 2019 Democracy House presented a new issue of U at Glance analytical paper at the Estonian Embassy in Ukraine. The presentation of the monthly analytical publication was attended by members of the diplomatic corps, including Heads and Deputy Heads of Missions, and representatives of international organizations. Experts of Democracy House analyzed a Read more about Democracy House presented a new issue of U at Glance analytical paper[…]

First steps of Volodymyr Zelenskyi: analysis of risks and opportunities for the development of the political situation

Inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskyi took place on May 20. Now, the newly elected President officially began to fulfil his duties. The key tasks of the new President should include personnel decisions, adoption of first state decisions, dialogue with the Parliament and development of parameters for cooperation with oligarchs. Personnel policy of Volodymyr Zelenskyi There are Read more about First steps of Volodymyr Zelenskyi: analysis of risks and opportunities for the development of the political situation[…]

Issuance of Russian passports to residents of CADLR (Certain Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions)

Information Background On April 24, 2019, Vladimir Putin signed a decree on simplifying the procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship for Ukrainian citizens living in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In accordance with this decree, Ukrainian citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in CADLR will be able to obtain a Russian passport in Rostov-on-Don Read more about Issuance of Russian passports to residents of CADLR (Certain Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions)[…]

Democracy House team presented a new issue of U at Glance.

We had a very interesting discussion about future policies of President Volodymyr Zelenskyi. We analysed Ukraine’s future foreign policy, potential opportunities and risks under the new President, including cooperation with the IMF. Special attention was paid to Zelenskyi’s first steps in personnel policy. In addition, we modelled new president’s intaraction with the Government and Parliament. Read more about Democracy House team presented a new issue of U at Glance.[…]

Results of the first round of the presidential election held on March 31, 2019

The Central Election Commission has counted almost 94% of official protocols, according to which Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskyi entered to the second round. In general, the election was transparent and democratic. In this issue, we analyse the main results of the first round of presidential election. Petro Poroshenko gained almost 16% of the vote, Read more about Results of the first round of the presidential election held on March 31, 2019[…]

Monetization of subsidies: political bribe or reform?

  At the beginning of 2019, the Government decided to introduce a cash form of monetization of privileges on the eve of the elections. This innovation caused sharp controversy. Some experts believe that the introduction of cash monetization just before the election has signs of political bribery. The other part believes that this political decision Read more about Monetization of subsidies: political bribe or reform?[…]

Donbas issue in the Ukrainian presidential campaign

The conflict in Donbas is among major problems facing Ukrainian society and priority issues of the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election. Various presidential candidates pay different attention to the Donbas issue. Nevertheless, an analysis of election programs of the main presidential candidates demonstrates that popular peace proposals include the negotiations in the Budapest format, the UN Read more about Donbas issue in the Ukrainian presidential campaign[…]

Technical presidential candidates in Ukraine: who works for whom?

On March 8, 2019, the Central Election Commission approved the final list of 39 presidential candidates to be printed in the ballots. The 2019 Presidential election beat the record in terms of participation and involvement of “technical candidates” for presidency. The so-called “technical candidates” make up more than half of the total number of participants Read more about Technical presidential candidates in Ukraine: who works for whom?[…]

Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv 

On March 12, 2019, Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students who study at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. These lectures cover military students of different specialities who will become career officers or work in other security agencies in the future. The lectures are conducted Read more about Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv […]

Democracy House presented a regular issue of the U at Glance analytical paper

On March 14, 2019, Democracy House presented a regular issue of the U at Glance analytical paper. This event was organized with the support of the Embassy of Romania within promotion of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU.   The presentation of the monthly analytical publication was attended by members of the diplomatic corps, Read more about Democracy House presented a regular issue of the U at Glance analytical paper[…]

THE IMPACT OF THE EU-UKRAINE DEEP AND COMPREHENSIVE FREE TRADE AREA ON THE UKRAINIAN INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

“Democracy House ” thanks to support of the Representative Office of Friedrich Ebert Fund in Ukraine and Belarus, prepared the research “THE IMPACT OF THE EU-UKRAINE DEEP AND COMPREHENSIVE FREE TRADE AREA ON THE UKRAINIAN INDUSTRIAL SECTOR” Using vector autoregression models, we have analysed the impact of the aggregate rate of the EU import duty and Read more about THE IMPACT OF THE EU-UKRAINE DEEP AND COMPREHENSIVE FREE TRADE AREA ON THE UKRAINIAN INDUSTRIAL SECTOR[…]