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Volodymyr Zelenskiy was inaugurated as Ukraine’s sixth president on May 20 after winning a landslide victory supported by a high anti-establishment vote. Zelenskiy is new to politics in general and barely has an election program. His ties to Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoysky, whose 1+1 TV Channel hosts Servant of the People in which Zelenskiy is… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

On May 14, for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine dismissed from office Stanislav Shevchuk, a judge of the CCU who at that time was the Chairman of the Constitutional Court. The judge was dismissed for the commitment of material disciplinary offence, gross and systematic neglect of… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

On February 26, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine adopted a decision, according to which the article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine that established liability for illegal enrichment for public servants, was recognized unconstitutional. There were quite a lot of discussions around this article, and, despite the decision of the CCU, many experts believe that… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

The first popular works of Sigmund Freud in America strongly influenced the journalistic intelligentsia of the 1920s. They were fascinated and frightened by the Freudian image of a man with hidden perilous forces lying almost on the surface of the society of that time. Everyone was scared by the subconscious forces that could easily flare… » read more

  Posted by Institute for Postinformation Society

  Will Volodymyr Zelensky quickly understand – if he is elected president – that the Russian state is Ukraine’s enemy and a threat to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national security of Ukraine? In other words, think the same as the majority of Ukrainians? This is very doubtful based upon Zelensky’s inexperience in international affairs… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

    Eine neue Studie der GIZ dokumentiert das breite Spektrum deutscher Meinungen und Wahrnehmungen zur heutigen Ukraine   ========================================                 Die Ukraine in den Augen Deutschlands: Bilder und Wahrnehmungen eines Landes im Umbruch. Kyiv: Büro für politische Kommunikation, GIZ GmbH, 2018. 111 pp.   Deutschland ist das… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

The second round is coming closer with incumbent Petro Proshenko facing comedian Volodymyr Zelensky. For many months it has been clear that Russia wanted anybody to win – except Poroshenko. Today, in the second round, this is even more the case as pro-Putin Russian nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky comes out stridently in support of Zelensky and… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

    As the undisputed frontrunner throughout most of the Ukrainian presidential election campaign, Yulia Tymoshenko’s recent, precipitous fall from the top of opinion surveys has brought out an increasing desperation in the stretch run of her third and likely final bid to lead Ukraine. As she has essentially campaigned non-stop for the presidency since… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo challenged world leaders to choose democracy over tyranny when political crisis broke out in Venezuela in late January. “Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side,” said America’s senior diplomat during an address to the United Nations Security Council. “Either you stand with… » read more

  Posted by UkraineAtWar

On the 25th of February 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels organised its fourth Brussels UkraineLab in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), which represents civil society in the system of EU institutions. The event was organised with the support of the Mission of Ukraine to the EU, Mission of Canada… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

In a modern law-governed state, legislative regulation of the relations between public administration bodies and private individuals is a mandatory element of the legal system. The laws on general administrative procedure primarily aim to protect a person from arbitrariness by public servants. They determine the actions of officials in terms of the procedure. This applies… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Yuri Kofner, research assistant, IIASA (Vienna); head, Eurasian sector, CCEIS, Higher School of Economics (Moscow) gives a lecture on the challenges, opportunities and potential format of deeper trade and economic cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The lecture was given from Munich as part of the model “Simulating EU-Eurasian Economic… » read more

  Posted by Lisbon 2 Vladivostok

On February 7, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada voted for amending the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding the strategic course of the state on acquiring full-fledged membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization). The purpose of the proposed amendments, as stated in the Explanatory Note, is the legislative consolidation in the… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

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