• Jun 12
    ARTICLE | Zelenskiy’s Golden Opportunity to Challenge the Oligarchs and Bring Real News to Ukraine’s Airwaves

    Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers a speech at an IT conference in Kyiv, Ukraine May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko The article was originally publishe at the Atlantic Council by Janek Lasocki. Ukraine’s recent presidential election demonstrates that the country needs an effective independent public broadcaster more than ever. An overwhelming majority of Ukrainians get their… Read more »

  • Jun 12
    ARTICLE | Ukraine’s Hard Road to Europe

    On the Maidan in 2014, demonstrators waived the Ukrainian flag and also the EU flag, even as they were being attacked and shot at. What did this mean? As Ukrainians explained to me later, the demonstrators were expressing their commitment to their nation, Ukraine, and simultaneously to Ukraine’s future as part of an undivided Europe.

  • May 9
    ARTICLE | Zelenskiy in charge – When reality goes beyond fiction

    The article was originally published by European Policy Centre by Svitlana Kobzar (Programme Officer East, European Endowment for Democracy) and Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst). On 21 April, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was elected Ukraine’s new president, beating incumbent Petro Poroshenko with 73% of the vote. His victory reflects the population’s deep-rooted distrust of Ukraine’s political… Read more »

  • Apr 18
    ARTICLE | A Comedian, a President, and a Prime Minister: The 2019 presidential election in Ukraine

    Ukrainian politics has been dominated by debates over whether to align with Russia or the EU, but Elena Korosteleva says the latest election proves that might be changing. Zelenskiy’s victory may symbolise a closure of the (post-)Maidan spirit, which was ripped apart by the West/East ideological divide in Ukraine.

  • Apr 3
    ARTICLE | Lessons Learned: Co-Creation Developments in Ukraine

    The article was orginally published at Open Government Partnership. By UDI Associate Dmytro Khutkyy Ukraine celebrates over seven years of participation in the Open Government Partnership. During this time, it has adopted four and has implemented three national action plans. Some of these plans have included internationally recognized commitments, such as the e-procurement system ProZorro,… Read more »