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Regular news and analysis from Ukraine

UkraineAlert sources insight and commentary from a wide-array of thought-leaders, politicians, experts, and activists from Ukraine and the global community.

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Tue, Oct 29, 2019

This should be Zelenskyy’s next big push

Ukraine now has a chance to take the radical steps needed to re-build the SBU and establish a genuine security service under firm democratic control.

UkraineAlert by Sergii Bondarchuk

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in Voice of America Ukraine on whether U.S. impeachment may affect support for Ukraine

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Assessing Zelenskyy’s first six months

In general, it seems that Zelenskyy believes all complex issues have simple solutions.

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Ukraine’s new parliament is moving fast but is it getting anywhere?

Ukraine’s new parliament has been in session for more than fifty days and it’s been operating at a frantic pace, so we’ve culled together a list of the best and worst based on conversations with MPs, judges, attorneys, economists, and other experts.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in NPR on weapons systems helping Ukraine’s conflict with Russia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Simakovsky joins Voice of America Ukraine to discuss how Ukraine can use increased U.S. attention in its favour

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Resilience & Society

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Is Ukraine’s new judicial reform a step forward?

Ukraine’s new judicial reform is not ideal but urgent and long-awaited.

UkraineAlert by Olena Halushka and Halyna Chyzhyk

Civil Society Corruption

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Morningstar in Kyiv Post: Don’t disrupt support for Ukraine’s energy independence

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security
Road at night

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Don’t let the impeachment inquiry interfere with support for Ukraine’s energy independence

We must not lose sight of the fact that an independent Ukraine has been a basic bipartisan tenet of American foreign policy since it broke away from the Soviet Union almost thirty years ago. Reform of Ukraine’s energy sector has been an integral part of that policy, and we cannot let our current domestic political dynamic disrupt a monumental decision point that will determine the future of that industry.

EnergySource by Richard L. Morningstar

Geopolitics & Energy Security Oil and Gas

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Invisible in an invisible war

Despite the nod to the critical role women play in the war with Russia, representatives of the Ukraine Women’s Veterans Movement note that discrimination has increased.

UkraineAlert by Lauren Van Metre and Steven Steiner

Civil Society Conflict