Ukraine’s 2014 Elections

Monitoring Public Participation of National Minorities Summary

Jacqueline Carpenter

Ukraine this year provided two such opportunities, complicated by the context of post-revolutionary political upheaval, the annexation of Crimea and an ongoing armed conflict in the eastern regions of the country. Both elections were observed by large Election Observation Missions ( eom s) of the osce

Matthew Rojansky

* A version of this article was originally published by The National Interest , February 2017. ** Matthew Rojansky is an expert on u.s. relations with the states of the former Soviet Union, especially Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, he has advised governments, intergovernmental

Nicolai N. Petro

While the vast majority of Western politicians focus attention on the need to combat Ukraine’s rampant corruption, a far more debilitating problem is being overlooked. This problem is driving the country’s dramatic economic collapse; it is antagonizing large segments of the population; it is

István Csernicskó and Csilla Fedinec

1 Introduction After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian nation building was aided by the system of institutions inherited from the ussr (relatively clearly marked inner and outer borders, a parliament, ministries, representation in the un , etc. ), but, at the same time

David Alenga

question of how much of the post-Cold War regional arrangements remain relevant to the geopolitical realities of the post-Soviet space. In the light of the eu ’s active involvement in Ukraine and the resulting drawn out clash with Russia, many are beginning to wonder if the eu is steadily aspiring to

Roman Syvyy

this, the practices of corporate governance in Ukrainian firms seem to offer a clear illustration of modern convergence trends. For instance, Ukrainian corporate law, which belongs to the civil-law system, envisages a two-tier model of corporate governance for joint-stock companies. However, a

Michael E. Aleprete

The debate about the Ukraine crisis appearing Foreign Affairs between John Mearsheimer, Michael McFaul and Stephen Sestanovich nicely encapsulates the divide among Western scholars and policy makers over how to interpret Russian foreign policy. McFaul and Sestanovich, echoing the prevailing

Darya Malyutina

Introduction On 20 July 2016, the journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a bomb placed in his car. The Belarusian with Russian citizenship was driving to work in central Kyiv when the explosive device went off. 1 Sheremet lived and worked in Russia prior to moving to Ukraine five years

Olga Afanasyeva and Armin J. Kammel

1 The Transition of Ukrainian Banking Regulation The recent period of Ukrainian history, starting from its declaration of independence and culminating in the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement 1 in 2014 (which entered into force on 1 September 2017), has been characterized by an

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Olga Afanasyeva and Armin J. Kammel

1 The Transition of Ukrainian Banking Regulation The recent period of Ukrainian history, starting from its declaration of independence and culminating in the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement 1 in 2014 (which entered into force on 1 September 2017), has been characterized by an