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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
 
Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

By Natalia Datskevych. Published April 24. Updated April 24 at 3:39 pm An employee works on the field on April 13 in Kyiv Oblast. Agriculture has been one of the most successful sectors in Ukraine in attracting investment.Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk Although Ukraine’s economy is still struggling, leading experts predict economic growth in 2018. All ... Read More
 
Job Opportunity: CUCC PROJECT DIRECTOR

Job Opportunity: CUCC PROJECT DIRECTOR

Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support Project – Management Position The Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Conference Board of Canada to implement a five-year project aimed at increasing trade and investment between Ukraine and Canada.  The Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce is seeking to fill the following management position: CUCC Project Director – Canada ... Read More
 
Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom

Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom

Naftogaz Chief Executive Andriy Kobolyev speaks at the Yalta European Strategy annual meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on September 15, 2017. Credit: YES © 2017. Photographed by Sergei Illin, Aleksandr Indychii and Aleksandr Pilyugin Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom BY TIMOTHY ASH Ukraine received a useful fillip on February 28 when the Stockholm ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY DIANE FRANCIS In the summer of 2013, Alex Ryabchyn completed his master’s degree at Sussex University in the United Kingdom, then moved back with his wife and daughter to teach at Donetsk National University in eastern Ukraine. That December, the Maidan erupted and he watched from afar with concern. Then in ... Read More
 
US General Electric and Ukrzaliznytsia sign $1 billion, 10-year deal

US General Electric and Ukrzaliznytsia sign $1 billion, 10-year deal

U.S. multinational conglomerate General Electric finally struck a deal with Ukraine’s railway monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia with the official signing of a $1 billion contract between the two in Kyiv on Feb. 23. The deal foresees Ukrzaliznytsia purchasing 200 locomotives from General Electric’s Pennsylvania plant and the modernization of 75 of its own locomotives at a cost ... Read More