Political Analysis

Coronavirus crisis exposes Ukraine’s healthcare failures

The original article can be found here - https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/coronavirus-crisis-exposes-ukraines-healthcare-failures/ As Ukraine began 2020, the reform priorities for the country’s healthcare sector appeared to be clear. The Ministry of Health was expected to implement the secondary phase of a landmark healthcare transformation law by April 1, 2020. Instead, … [Read More...] about Coronavirus crisis exposes Ukraine’s healthcare failures

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

Ukraine’s Most Important Election Is Sunday. Here’s What to Expect

Original article can be found here – https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/ukraine-s-most-important-election-is-sunday-here-s-what-to-expect On July 21, Ukrainians go back to the ballot box to choose a new parliament. In April, voters made comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelenskyy president. The outcome of Sunday’s parliamentary elections will determine Ukraine’s … [Read More...] about Ukraine’s Most Important Election Is Sunday. Here’s What to Expect