Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU

New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU

New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU By Kyiv Post. Published May 25. The long-awaited launch of the double-track Beskyd tunnel in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains integrates the country’s infrastructure with the pan-European transport network Corridor V, stretching from Venice to Slovenia, Hungary and now Lviv. It will take on 60 percent of rail traffic ... Read More
 
National Aviation University and Canadore College had signed the Bilateral Agreement of cooperation

National Aviation University and Canadore College had signed the Bilateral Agreement of cooperation

On May 16, 2018 National Aviation University and Canadore College (Ontario, Canada) had signed the Bilateral Agreement to implement joint research projects and student exchanges. In the addition, the Quadripartite Memorandum had been signed between the National Aviation University, the Antonov State Enterprise, the Canadore College and the airport named after Jack Garland, North Bay ... Read More
 
World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

By Natalia Datskevych. The value of Ukraine’s land will triple, to $3,500 per hectare, if Ukraine cancels restrictions on land ownership, the World Bank believes. Satu Kahkonen, World Bank country director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, told news agency Bloomberg in a story published on May 7 that the country’s budget is losing billions of ... Read More
 
Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

May 3, 2018 Anders Åslund Kyiv. The new conventional wisdom is that four years after Maidan, reforms have stalled in Ukraine and corruption has consumed the leadership. But this picture is hardly true. Certainly, the economy has stabilised, but economic growth stopped at 2.1 per cent last year. Yet a broad reform agenda is still ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

By Michael McFaul May 1 KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a global ideological war against Western liberal, democratic values. It has been underway for many years, and it extends from his own immediate neighborhood to Western Europe and, of course, the United States, where he intervened in the U.S. presidential election ... Read More