- Agenda SUA-Ucraina – doc
- Europa de Est: Dinamici. Tendințe – doc
Ukraine’s Struggle for Independence in Russia’s Shadow (1991-2022) – CFR
Ukraine has been dogged by corruption scandals, economic mismanagement, and Russian interference since it achieved independence in 1991. Russian threats have intensified as Ukraine’s ties with the United States and Europe have improved in recent years.
Russia’s Resource Grab in Ukraine – FP, 28.04.22
Ukraine’s extraordinary riches in energy, minerals, and agriculture are a prize for the Kremlin. By Robert Muggah, a principal at the SecDev Group and co-founder of the Igarapé Institute, and Vadim Dryganov, a research associate at the SecDev Group
Ukraine Doesn’t Need Half-Measures From the EU – FP, 7.04.22
Europeans should learn from the success of enlarging the bloc. By Benjamin Tallis, a fellow at the Hertie School’s Centre for International Security
The Meaning of Ukraine’s Coming Neutrality – FP, 4.04.22
History offers clear examples of what neutral status means—and what it doesn’t. By Anatol Lieven, a senior research fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft
Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage Is Desperate for Help – FP, 25.03.22
Russia could destroy Ukrainian history, unless the United States does something about it. By Laura Ballman, a former CIA operations officer
Ukraine, Russia, and the Bear Hug of Authoritarianism – FP, 21.03.22
Of all the democracies that emerged in the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukraine has suffered the most from Russian interference. By Fernando Casal Bértoa, an associate professor at the University of Nottingham, and Zsolt Enyedi, a professor of political science at Central European University
War in Ukraine: The financial defence – Yevhenii Skok, Oliver de Groot, VoxEU, 17.03.22
The war in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe, but how has the Ukrainian economy held up? This column examines the policies by the National Bank of Ukraine and the international financial community to maintain liquidity and financial stability in the country. It provides a brief monetary history of Ukraine, documents the policy actions of the past few weeks, and explores the challenges ahead.
- UN report: 90 percent of Ukrainians could face poverty within a year – politico, 15.03.22
- How Bad Is Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis? – Diana Roy, CFR, 9.03,22
Russia’s assault on Ukraine could create as many as seven million refugees. Experts say the war could soon become Europe’s largest humanitarian crisis since the 1990s.
- Preşedintele Zelenski cere aderarea imediată a Ucrainei în UE: „Sunt sigur că merităm asta” – 28.02.22
Forget NATO, Ukraine must refocus on the EU – Henrik Larsen, politico, 24.01.22
Economic integration with Europe could provide Kyiv with an alternative. Henrik Larsen is a senior researcher at the Center for Security Studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He served as a political adviser for the EU in Ukraine from 2014 to 2019
FP Live on What’s Next for Ukraine – FP, 3.03.22
In this FP Live, Foreign Policy editor in chief Ravi Agrawal sits down with panelists Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of New America; former intelligence official Angela Stent; and David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the panelists discuss next steps in the conflict and consequences for the international community.
De ce ar vrea Putin Ucraina sau părţi din ea, dincolo de semnificaţiile istorice: controlul asupra grânarului Europei, control în Marea Neagră, porturi strategice şi gaze. Kievul reprezintă 20% din PIB-ul ţării – zf, 3.03.22
For Ukraine Aid, Guns Are Good, but Butter Is Better – FP, 15.02.22
The country needs more than just military help. By Anastasiia Rudkovska, a Ukrainian student at University College, London, and Jeff Hawn, a doctoral candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science’s department of international history
Ukraine’s Kids Are Literally on the Front Line – FP, 17.02.22
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian children suffer shellings, shootings, and psychological trauma. By Sara Cincurova, a freelance journalist based in Bratislava, Slovakia
Refugees in Ukraine fear becoming trapped in another conflict – politico, 15.02.22
Ukraine hosts as many as 1.5 million displaced people who fear they’ll have to run again if Russia attacks.
‘They Are No Longer Our Brothers’ – FP, 10.02.22
On the front lines of Ukraine’s frozen conflict, soldiers fight cold and boredom—but worry little about a Russian invasion. By Liz Cookman, a freelance journalist based in Istanbul covering Turkey, Syria, and the wider Middle East
- Rusia kieveană. Cum se ceartă Rusia și Ucraina pentru trecutul celui mai întins stat din Europa de acum un mileniu – hotnews, 28.01.22
- De ce este Rusia (și implicit Putin) obsedată de Ucraina? Explicațiile unui celebru diplomat și analist american de acum 25 de ani, valide și în 2022 – hotnews, 28.01.22
How Poland Turned Ukraine to the West – FP, 18.02.22
For Kyiv, Warsaw is a model of what a country can become when it escapes the Russian umbrella. By Luka Ivan Jukic, a freelance journalist who writes about Central and Eastern Europe
Forget NATO, Ukraine must refocus on the EU – Politico, 24.01.22
Economic integration with Europe could provide Kyiv with an alternative.
- Ucraina: Garanții de credit de 1 miliard de dolari din partea SUA, arme și împrumuturi din partea Canadei – 14.02.22
- EU to weigh €1B aid package for Ukraine – Politico, 24.01.22
The funding — an attempt to express solidarity with Ukraine amid Russian threats — needs green light from EU countries and the European Parliament.
- Germany vows financial aid for Ukraine after diplomatic row – Politico, 24.01.22
Berlin says it stands ‘very closely’ on Kyiv’s side but won’t change position on arms exports.
Oligarhii ucraineni părăsesc țara. 20 de chartere și avioane private au plecat de la Kiev – libertatea, 14.02.22
Ukraine Needs a Political Deal at Home to Defend Against Russia – FP, 5.01.22
Bringing oligarchs on board is vital for reform efforts. By Kamran Bokhari, the director of analytical development at the Newlines Institute in Washington
Why Ukraine’s Fight Against Corruption Scares Russia – FP, 17.12.21
The country’s democratization and its ongoing efforts to fight entrenched graft and cronyism are a threat to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s model of governance. By Daria Kaleniuk, the executive director of the Anti-corruption Action Center in Ukraine, and Olena Halushka, a board member at the Anti-corruption Action Center in Ukraine
- Faltering fightback: Zelensky’s piecemeal campaign against Ukraine’s oligarchs – Andrew Wilson, ECFR, 6.07.21
- Ukraine’s system of crony capitalism – John Lough, CH, 1.07.21
What Ukraine Can Learn From Finland – FP, 19.12.21
In December 1939, a small country with a small military held off the vastly superior Soviet Red Army and avoided occupation by its larger neighbor. By Elisabeth Braw
Ukraine’s Military Has Come a Long Way Since 2014 – FP, 23.12.21
But so have Russia’s armed forces—making any conflict more of a toss-up than a walkover. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy, and Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter
A Conversation With Petro Poroshenko – CFR, 8.12.21
Russians Believe Ukrainians Want to Be ‘Liberated’ – FP, 2.12
Delusions about Moscow’s “little brother” are common and dangerous. By Natalia Antonova, a writer, journalist, and online safety expert based in Washington
- Platforma Crimeea este un mecanism internaţional de consultare şi comunicare iniţiat de Kiev, al cărui scop pe termen lung este obţinerea eliberării peninsulei de sub ocupaţia Rusiei şi revenirea sa la Ucraina.
Care sunt concluziile Summitului Platformei Internaționale Crimeea? – euractiv, 24.08
How to Stop Moscow From Squeezing Ukraine’s Energy Sector – FP, 17.11
Kyiv and the West can work together to strengthen security. By Eugene Chausovsky, a nonresident fellow at the Newlines Institute
Ukraine Won’t Stop Fighting the Nord Stream Deal – FP, 28.07
Kyiv feels let down by supposed allies in Berlin and Washington. By Vladislav Davidzon, a writer, journalist, and artist who has reported extensively from Ukraine
Kyiv: Nord Stream 2 is 100 percent anti-Ukrainian – Politico, 11.02
Vicepremierul Olha Stefanishyna: Semnalul clar că Georgia și Ucraina vor primi un plan de aderare la NATO ar demonstra că Rusia nu are o voce în NATO / Ridicarea sancțiunilor SUA pentru Nord Stream 2 e o situație foarte apăsătoare pentru noi / Avem multe referiri la limba moldovenească în legislație, va fi nevoie și de timp să o modificăm – G4Media, 9.06
- Ucraina – trei capcane serioase şi dilema soluţiei NATO – Radu Carp, contributors, 10.04
- Invitarea Ucrainei în NATO – marea lovitură strategică a SUA în Estul Europei şi scenariul care dă fiori regimului Putin – Valentin Naumescu, contributors, 7.04
Ukraine urges NATO to set up membership path – DW, 6.04
Ukraine Wants to Be Cryptocurrency Central – FP, 2.06
Kyiv’s big bet on digital money could backfire and make the country’s corruption problems worse. By Elisabeth Braw, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
Putin avertizează că Rusia va reacţiona „în timp util” la decizia unei instanțe din Ucraina de a-l plasa în arest la domiciliu pe un politician prorus / Liderul de la Kremlin acuză autoritățile ucrainene că transformă țara într-un fel de „Antirusie” – 14.05
Strengthening public interest in Ukraine’s media sector – CH, 23.04
While political influence overshadows the media in Ukraine, Anna Korbut looks at attempts to challenge the status quo to improve professional standards, media literacy and public trust.
The evolution of journalism and media literacy in Ukraine – CH, 21.05
- Quality journalism is essential for promoting good governance and improving Ukraine’s resilience to disinformation attacks.
- The speakers outline recent developments in Ukraine’s media environment, such as the transformation of public broadcasting, nationwide media literacy initiatives, the growth of local media outlets, and new approaches to audiences.
- The discussion focuses on key steps needed to limit the influence of vested interests in the media sector, create an open media environment, empower the audiences to navigate media content safely and critically, and encourage their participation in the public debate on key issues.
- Ucraina şi Turcia: o apropiere privită cu iritare în Rusia – RFI, 19.04
- Reacţia Moscovei după apariţia dronelor turceşti în Donbas: „Nu avem motive de sărbătoare” – 15.04
Ucraina. Alinieri ideologice toxice la narațiuni (post-)sovietice – Dorin Popescu, contributors, 9.04