Ukraine's Other War
Author: Jana Kobzova, Nicu Popescu
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This paper examines the efforts the Ukrainian government has made to reform the country's economy, security and energy sectors and to tackle corruption.
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Foreigners in the Ukrainian Government: A Unique Solution for Challenging Times
Author: Piotr Kościński, Konrad Zasztowt
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This paper discusses the implications of, and reasons for, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decision to include several foreign nationals to join his government in December 2014.
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1 Sep 2015
Reform #1 Why Ukraine Has to Reform its Gas Sector
Author: Wojciech Konończuk
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This paper discusses the gas sector in Ukraine and efforts to reform it, including the reasons the Ukrainian parliament passed a law in April 2015 to break up the state-owned company Naftogaz and create a competitive gas market in the country.
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Ukraine: From Evolutionary to Revolutionary Reforms
Author: Olena Bilan, Mike Duane, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Ilona Sologoub
This brief discusses the political and economic situation in Ukraine as well as efforts at reform after the collapse of President Viktor Yanukovych’s regime in 2014.
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No Change on the Horizon: Belarus after the 2015 Presidential Election
Author: Arkady Moshes, András Rácz
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
This brief argues that incumbent President Lukashenko will win the Belarusian elections in October 2015.
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