Publications

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

The development of the Ukrainian crisis, including the possible destabilisation of other regions, will depend on whether Kyiv accepts Moscow’s demands.

Analyses
2014-04-16
Wojciech Konończuk

Russian economic sanctions pose an enormous challenge to Ukraine, whose economy has been in recession over the past two years.

Analyses
2014-03-26
Agata Wierzbowska-Miazga
Arkadiusz Sarna
On 29 March, the state-owned Naftohaz announced that it is seeking to open a credit line for $2 billion with Russia’s Gazprombank for a period of 7 years. By way of explanation, Naftohaz said that it did not have the resources to pay for Russian gas, due to high prices and customers’ rising debts.
Analyses
2012-04-04
Sławomir Matuszak
The negotiations between Ukraine and the European Union on the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) have reached the final stage. Russia is opposed to Ukraine signing this agreement. Ukraine's main oligarchs can neither push forward nor impede the conclusion of the DCFTA as on the whole it does not directly affect their interests.
Analyses
2011-09-14
Sławomir Matuszak

Russia has not yet succeeded in inducing Ukraine to make any important economic concessions, but Moscow has made political gains in the security sphere.

Analyses
2010-05-19
Sławomir Matuszak