Survey of Ukrainian experts, politicians, journalists, public officials and community leaders, conducted by the Institute of World Politics in the framework of a major project of the Association for International Affairs (Czech Republic) showed: during five years of the Eastern Partnership, doubts and fears of Ukrainian experts and diplomats did not vanish, they transformed into clear requirements for its reform.

Since the outbreak of war in Eastern Ukraine, a complete failure of evacuation from the social institutions, located in the conflict zone, happened and no one was brought to justice – says in the new analysis of the Kharkiv Institute for Social Research (KHiSR).

Ukrainian leaders need to stop the political rhetoric of Europeanness and move to practical steps in political, security, trade and economical spheres, as well as sectoral or humanitarian cooperation, believe experts of the International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS)

Survey of Ukrainian enterprises conducted by the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting in early 2015 in the framework of the project “Business Surveys”, shows that producers evaluate the business climate in the country and their own financial and economic situation worse than in the previous quarter.

In the run-up to the EU-Ukraine Summit scheduled for April 27, 2015, Ukrainian civil society organisations (led by Reanimation Package of Reforms and Stronger Together Initiative, together with European integration experts) appealed to the President of Ukraine, the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada and the Prime Minister of Ukraine to appoint the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European integration. 

According to analysts, the number of public officials up until recent reforms in Ukraine was 1.2 million people or 2.7% of the population.

In the latest edition of the “Foreign Policy Insight”, weekly publication of the International Centre for Policy Studies, experts of the Centre were trying to find answers to the following questions: to which extent Poland and Ukraine use the new window of opportunity to enhance political, economic, humanitarian, military-technical cooperation?