Publications

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

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

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