Publications

Ukraine’s presidential elections, 2019. The main candidates

For the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, seven months before the presidential election, it is difficult to determine not only who the most likely winner will be, but also which two candidates will make it into the second round. 

OSW Report
2018-09-11
Tadeusz Iwański
Krzysztof Nieczypor
Ukraine–Hungary: the intensifying dispute over the Hungarian minority’s rights

For nearly one year relations between Hungary and Ukraine have been plunged in the worst crisis since the collapse of the USSR.

OSW Commentary
2018-08-14
Andrzej Sadecki
Tadeusz Iwański

On 2 May, the Permanent Court of Arbitration passed a ruling in a case brought by a group of Ukrainian companies and one individual against the Russian Federation.

OSW Commentary
2018-06-11
Krzysztof Nieczypor
The fight for canonical independence for Ukrainian Orthodoxy

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church have submitted a request to grant autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodoxy. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-13
Tadeusz A. Olszański
Identity policy in the self-proclaimed republics in east Ukraine

Four years since the unrecognized ‘republics’ in the east of Ukraine were declared, their future remains unclear. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-06
Julia Abibok
Poroshenko stands alone. Ukraine politics in a pre-election year

The year 2019 will be an election year in Ukraine, with a presidential election in the spring and a parliamentary election in the autumn.

OSW Commentary
2018-05-21
Tadeusz Iwański
The beginning of the celebrations of the centenary of Ukraine’s independence | Photo credit: PAP/Rafał Guz

January 2018 saw the first celebrations commemorating the centenary of Ukraine’s fight for independence (1917–1921). 

OSW Commentary
2018-02-20
Tadeusz A. Olszański
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast: new times, old rules | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The war in Donbass and the loss of control over part of the country’s industrialised areas resulted in the significance of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast increasing for Ukraine.

OSW Commentary
2018-02-08
Tomasz Piechal

On 11 January, the IMF’s Mission Chief for Ukraine sent a letter to the Presidential Administration criticising the presidential Anti-Corruption Court bill.

Analyses
2018-01-24
Sławomir Matuszak

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

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