Political Analysis

National parties lose out to local candidates in Ukraine’s 2020 municipal elections

Original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/national-parties-lose-out-to-local-candidates-in-ukraines-2020-municipal-elections/ Early December saw most of Ukraine’s remaining local election runoff votes take place, giving us a more or less complete picture of the situation across the country. It is now clear that the most striking feature of this … [Read More...] about National parties lose out to local candidates in Ukraine’s 2020 municipal elections

Mayoral races in Ukraine: City-by-city runoff preview

Original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/mayoral-races-in-ukraine-city-by-city-runoff-preview/ Ukraine’s local election season continues in the second half of November with a series of second round runoff votes to elect mayors across the country. On November 15, incumbent mayors Trukhanov in Odesa and Motherland’s Lysenko in Sumy won their … [Read More...] about Mayoral races in Ukraine: City-by-city runoff preview

Winners and losers of Ukraine’s local elections

Original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/winners-and-losers-of-ukraines-local-elections/ Ukrainians went to the polls in local elections on October 25. While the final results are still being certified, it is already possible to speak in broad terms about the winners and losers of the vote. The biggest winners were the growing number of … [Read More...] about Winners and losers of Ukraine’s local elections

City-by-city guide to Ukraine’s local elections

Original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/city-by-city-guide-to-ukraines-local-elections/ Ukraine is set to hold local elections on October 25 and mayoral races are taking shape across the country against a backdrop of pandemic disruption. Who will be running Ukraine’s major cities once the dust settles following this weekend’s vote? The first … [Read More...] about City-by-city guide to Ukraine’s local elections

Five predictions for Ukraine’s local elections

Original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/five-predictions-for-ukraines-local-elections/ Ukraine is set to hold nationwide local elections on October 25, with runoff elections scheduled for three weeks later. With Ukraine experiencing a potential second wave of Covid-19 and ongoing confrontation with Russia in the Donbas, here are five predictions … [Read More...] about Five predictions for Ukraine’s local elections

Ukraine adds political drama to coronavirus crisis

Original article can be found here – https://atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/ukraine-adds-political-drama-to-coronavirus-crisis/ The Ukrainian political scene has been particularly volatile over the last month. With the population increasingly under lockdown in response to the coronavirus crisis, March 2020 saw a series of cabinet shakeups and new ministerial appointments. This took … [Read More...] about Ukraine adds political drama to coronavirus crisis