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Judiciary Reform in Ukraine: Promises and Challenges

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The seventh President of the US Andrew Jackson once said that all the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.

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Development of Ukraine: High Tech as a solution

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Those hoping for a better future for Ukraine will be disappointed, unless the economy focuses on high tech industry. Ukraine’s economic downfall – the industrial East of Ukraine is devastated, while Russian market has been closed at once – assures that Ukraine can no longer afford its economy the way it is now. It urgently needs revitalization and high tech is a key to ...

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Let the local electoral process in Ukraine begin

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Following the Resolution of Verkhovna Rada “Regarding next elections of deputies of local councils and village, town and city chairmen in 2015“, the local elections campaign in Ukraine started on the 5th of September. This year elections will be held according to a new procedure. The question arises, will these new regulations impact the electoral process?

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Draft law 2504a signifies the emergence of Ukrainian patriot act

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Among omnipresent economic troubles and protracted anti-terrorist operation, registering the Bill 2504a in the Parliament on August, 13, has been largely unnoticed by Ukrainian citizens. However, it seems that this yet-to-come regulation might affect their lives more significantly than the mentioned difficulties. To say the least, extensive data about the citizens will be combined and regularly updated in a unified information registry.

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Decentralisation in Ukraine: First steps taken

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Having ratified the Association Agreement with the European Union, European Atomic Energy Community and other ally states Ukraine stepped into a new era – era of new challenges leading to radical changes. The incentives to tackle the challenges are numerous: not only Ukraine will benefit itself by reforming outdated governance system, it will also get closer to the EU membership ...

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Values shift in Ukraine: any evidence yet?

Around a year ago, I made an argument predicting the value shift in Ukraine. I was and am absolutely aware that it is dangerous to give any kind of predictions in social sciences, especially when it comes to Ukraine. Nevertheless, I emphasized the value shift that I observed during and after (if it is over yet) the Revolution of Dignity ...

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Georgia’s ambivalence on Ukrainian crisis

Demonstrators carry posters and Georgian and Ukrainian flags as they head to a rally in support of the Ukrainian opposition, in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. The rally was organized by youth and students organizations in Tbilisi. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)

Since the unraveling crisis in Ukraine, Georgian Dream ruling coalition has taken an apathetic position toward the current developments in our partner country. As well as Ukrainian people, our society has expected a momentous support from Georgian authorities to Ukraine. However, the ruling coalition encounters myriad of external and internal impediments that make elaboration of an unambiguous approach toward Ukraine hardly achievable.

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Anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine: can the dreams come true?

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How to tackle corruption? “Start with imprisonment of three of your friends. You definitely know what for, they know what for, and the people will believe you.”

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One year after the Crimea Annexation: Thinking ahead for Ukraine

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March 2015 marked one year after the annexation of Crimea and the EU is still indecisive. It does make moves (e.g. sanctions against Russia), but has the “safe mode” turned on.

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The Untold Story of Ukraine’s War: The Women of Maidan

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“Men fight wars, and women mourn them,” claims Anastasia Taylor-Lind, a documentary photographer. Tayor-Lind positions Ukrainian women on the periphery of the revolution, contributing to the complete erasure of women’s participation in Euromaidan. In reality, women played a crucial role in the revolution.

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