Regardless of the transport and social problems, the vast majority of the population have remained on the peninsula adapting to the new situation.
More than two years after the Maidan revolution, it is fully justified to say that the oligarchic system remains a key mechanism in Ukraine’s political and economic life. The oligarchs have been able to hold on to their influence thanks to the weakness of the government in Kyiv and the fact that they still possess powerful instruments to defend their positions.
The fire at Hrybovytske landfill has provoked an extensive debate on municipal and industrial waste disposal in Ukraine.
The new acts are intended to reform Ukrainian justice, which is completely corrupt, and is regarded by the public with suspicion, if not downright hostility.
During her two years’ imprisonment, Savchenko became a national hero for Ukrainian society, and one of the symbols of the country’s war with Russia.
The implementation of the de-communisation laws is visibly changing Ukraine’s political landscape, both in its physical aspect and its intellectual-moral aspect.
The establishment of a self-regulating body in the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office has eliminated the possibility that this organisation will be reformed.
The main cause for this change is the two sides’ concurrent perception of risks in the Black Sea region since Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
On 18 April, the Russian Ministry of Justice placed Mejlis, the council of Crimean Tatars, on their list of extremist organisations.
On 14 April, the Ukrainian parliament approved a new government led by Volodymyr Hroisman, as well as his programme (in a separate vote).