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
The leader of the Donetsk separatists is assassinated

On 31 August, there was a successful assassination attempt against Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of the unrecognised ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’.

Analyses
2018-09-05
Tadeusz Iwański
Jan Strzelecki
Piotr Żochowski
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
A closely watched basin. The Russian–Ukrainian tensions in the Sea of Azov

The construction and opening in May 2018 of the Crimean Bridge has contributed to a worsening of Russian–Ukrainian relations in the Sea of Azov.

OSW Commentary
2018-08-08
Krzysztof Nieczypor

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
Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations.

OSW Commentary
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Tadeusz Iwański

On 28 February, Naftohaz announced that the Arbitral Tribunal in Stockholm had handed down a favourable ruling for the Ukrainian side in its dispute with Gazprom.

Analyses
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Wojciech Konończuk

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