Publications

On 5 December in Kiev an attempt was made by the security service of Ukraine to detain Mikheil Saakashvili.

Analyses
2017-12-06
Tomasz Piechal

On 25 November, as a result of an armed coup, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, was replaced by Leonid Pasechnik.

Analyses
2017-11-29
Jan Strzelecki
Tomasz Piechal
A quarter-century of independent Ukraine. Dimensions of transformation

On 24 August 1991, the Supreme Council of the Ukrainian SSR proclaimed independence, and on 1 December the same year, the Ukrainian people ratified that proclamation in a referendum. The new Ukrainian state had some very important assets, such as the peaceful path that led to its independence, the fact that its territory was uncontested and its civilian administration was established.

OSW Studies
2017-11-28
Tadeusz A. Olszański

The General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine initiated an investigation into the head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine.

Analyses
2017-11-22
Tadeusz Iwański

On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September.

Analyses
2017-09-27
Tomasz Dąborowski
Tomasz Piechal
Andrzej Sadecki
The great decommunisation

The war with Russia which began in 2014 has triggered serious changes in the way history is thought about by the Ukrainian public, especially in opinion-forming circles. The liberal reflection critical about the nationalist tradition initiated somewhat earlier has been rejected since wartime requires heroic narratives above all.

Point of View
2017-09-13
Tadeusz A. Olszański
The aftermath of the crisis

In 2014–2016, Ukraine’s banking sector was affected by what has proven to be the most serious crisis in its modern history. Almost half of the banks went bankrupt and the losses incurred by the state and banking sector clients was in excess of US$ 20 billion.

OSW Studies
2017-08-11
Rafał Sadowski

Systemic corruption has been the dominant problem of an independent Ukraine for more than two decades.

OSW Commentary
2017-07-12
Piotr Żochowski
Marta Jaroszewicz
Meeting of Poroshenko and Lukashenko

On 20–21 July, the Belarusian president, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, made an official visit to Kyiv where he met with the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko. 

Analyses
2017-07-26
Tadeusz Iwański
Kamil Kłysiński

The political situation in Ukraine is determined primarily by the ongoing war, and the situation of stalemate at the front is raising the level of public impatience.

OSW Commentary
2017-04-27
Tadeusz A. Olszański

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