Tag Archives: Ukraine

West’s Iron Curtain ‘would be most effective tool against Putin’s kleptocracy’

     

There is a major difference between former Soviet leaders and senior Russian officials today, including Russian President Vladimir Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister [Sergey] Lavrov, whose families are abroad, former… Read more »

Ukraine is ‘at the forefront’ of broader struggle for liberal democracy

     

Ukraine’s victory over authoritarianism matters for Europe, says Stanford University’s Francis Fukuyama. The country “is really at the forefront of a broad struggle for liberal democracy with various populists and… Read more »

Ukraine’s citizens optimistic, but concerned over corruption

     

Ukraine’s citizens are showing more economic optimism, but remain concerned over corruption, according to a nationwide poll by the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) Center for Insights in Survey Research: Twenty-three… Read more »

Ukraine is ‘on the brink’ of kleptocracy

     

Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president, has warned that international donors cannot dictate laws to the country, amid a stand-off over demands for Kiev to set up an independent anti-corruption court that… Read more »