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...
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On 3 October, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has voted for legislation to overhaul an outdated pension system.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,...
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...
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...
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...