• Friday, 21 December
  • Take it or leave it! Putin presses for Belarus absorption
    Ihar Illyash
    The December crisis in Russia-Belarus relations came as a surprise to many. It seemed at least an open conflict was unlikely in the next few months after Lukashenka and Putin met…
  • Friday, 7 December
  • What has Russia achieved? Conclusions of five-year war
    Aleksandr Sytin
    What has Putin’s regime achieved by waging war against Ukraine and occupying some of its territories? It has lost for good an opportunity to use the human, industrial, intellectual…
  • Monday, 26 November
  • Azov standoff. Continuation
    Anton Mikhnenko
    Events at sea On 25 November, a Ukrainian boat team was sailing from the port of Odesa to the port of Mariupol. In accordance with the 2003 Ukrainian-Russian treaty on cooperation…
  • Friday, 23 November
  • Who targets Moscow-run church flock and why
    Dmytro Gorevoy
    Last week, parish groups of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) in the Viber chat messenger received a request to share the trailer of Metropolitan Onufriy's…
  • Why is Moscow friends with Taliban terrorists?
    Oleksandr Demchenko
    A delegation from the Taliban, a terrorist organization as recognized by the UN Security Council in 2003, paid an official visit to Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation,…
  • Saturday, 17 November
  • Italy: lack of sober look at Russia
    Iryna Kashchey
    Italy and Italians are in thrall to myths about Russia which are very far from reality and harmful. This was a subject of discussion at a conference in the Italian parliament with…
  • Wednesday, 31 October
  • Help herself and Ukraine. Or why Angela Merkel is coming to Kiev
    Igor Solovey
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel coming to Ukraine on 1 November for the second time in the last four years (the previous one was in August 2014). The official announcement says she…
  • Saturday, 27 October
  • Azov confrontation. Actions, reactions, consequences
    Anton Mikhnenko
    After the annexation of Crimea and the construction of the Kerch Bridge, the Russian Federation significantly changed the security situation in the Azov-Black Sea basin. Absolutely…
  • Thursday, 18 October
  • New dimensions of Hungary-Ukraine conflict
    Igor Solovey
    Despite the mutual expulsion of consuls, as well as a series of unfriendly statements about Ukraine by Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, which he blurted out after his…
  • Sunday, 14 October
  • Tomos for Ukraine: rocking the Moscow foundation
    Sonya Koshkina
    In fact, the entire legal (in terms of church canons) base was prepared to grant the tomos on autocephaly to Ukraine in Istanbul on 11 October. The next stage is the formalization…
  • Wednesday, 10 October
  • Edward Lucas: "Ukraine is particularly vulnerable to dirty money"
    Diana Manucharyan
    What publications besides The Economist help you to form a broad view of the world? Undoubtedly, it’s The Economist, I think the latter is the most influential weekly magazine in…
  • Friday, 5 October
  • The spectacular rise and fall of PrivatBank
    Andrii Ianitskyi, Graham Stack
    The night from Dec. 15–16, 2016, was frosty and clear. Twenty million clients of Ukraine’s largest bank, PrivatNank — half of all Ukraine’s adults — were fast asleep when the fate…
  • Tuesday, 18 September
  • Anxious neighbour. Hungary squabbles with Ukraine and the EU
    Igor Solovey
      The European Parliament has launched disciplinary proceedings against Hungary for financial abuse, non-transparency and breaches of core democratic values. In its report, the European…
  • Monday, 17 September
  • Three men in a boat and Akhmetov overboard
    Sonya Koshkina
      Here comes the crack: Medvedchuk as a "third partner" "We are being given the third partner. His last name is Medvedchuk," Yuriy Boyko solemnly told fellow party members in January…
  • Friday, 14 September
  •  Hungarian politicians in search of allies in Ukraine against new education law
    Igor Solovey
    A number of Hungarian politicians and their ideological comrades continue their efforts to build an international coalition in opposition to Ukraine: now it seems is the turn to unite…