14 July 2015 Articles

Mukacheve Incident and Its Political Implications

Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation analyst Ruslan Kermach considers possible political implications of events in Mukachevo for main political actors inside and outside Ukraine.

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Expert opinion


9 June 2015
Policy papers

Ukraine’s Strategy for Building Relations with the Population of Crimea and Donbass. Lessons Learnt from Georgia for Ukraine

From September 2014, in the framework of the project Ukraine – out of the Crisis through Dialogue three working visits of Ukrainian experts and journalists to Georgia were organized, in order to study the positive and negative aspects of Georgian reforms. In addition, three round tables were held, with the participation of experts from Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, and EU countries. As a result, participants of the project prepared several analytical materials. The document which was jointly prepared by Ukrainian and Georgian experts is aimed at helping the Ukrainian government and civil society to formulate policy in regard to the populations of occupied territories.

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Ukrainian Democratic Barometer'2014

The aim of the project «Ukrainian Democracy Barometer» lies in the assessment of the key spheres of democratic life according to the criteria of its correspondence with the standards of consolidated democracy and defining of the main «sore points» that require the attention of civil society.

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27 February 2015
Mass media

After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival

Iryna Bekeshkina, director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, which surveys the mood of Ukrainians, said that even as late as December, Ukrainians remained hopeful for the future. But she said the steady beat of bad news, on both the war and economic fronts, had dampened that.

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17 February 2015
Books

National Exit Poll: 2014 Parliamentary Elections

From presented publication you will be able to get to know about the peculiarities of voters of different political forces and candidates, the dynamics of electoral choice and a lot of other interesting things.

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28 October 2014
Mass media

Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set

How have Ukrainian attitudes toward the EU, Russia, and NATO changed? Is it possible to conduct opinion polls in the Donbas? And why is support for the Ukrainian Communist Party in decline? On the eve of critical parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Dmitry Volchek of RFE/RL's Russian Service speaks to Kyiv-based sociologist Iryna Bekeshkyna, director of the Democratic Initiative polling fund.

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20 October 2014
Mass media

Donbas poll finds support for united Ukraine

September polling shows weak support for separation and that more people want to be citizens of a united Ukraine.

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13 October 2014
Events

National Exit Poll on 2014 parliamentary elections

On October 26, 2014 – day of the elections to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – “National Exit Poll” consortium which includes Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation (DIF), Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS), and Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Researches named after Oleksanr Razumkov (Razumkov Centre) will conduct the National Exit Poll-2014.

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9 October 2014
Events

Majority of Ukrainians are ready to make serious concessions to Russia and DPR and LPR leaders in exchange for establishment of peace

51% Ukrainians are willing to seek compromise in order to establish peace with Russia and self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republic. This is highlighted by the public opinion poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation together with Kyiv International Institute of Sociology during September 12-21, 2014.

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9 October 2014
Events

Majority of Donbas population wants to live in Ukraine

Majority of Donbas population wants its region to stay inside Ukraine, but with more autonomy. This is confirmed by results of the public opinion poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Kyiv International Institute of Sociology during September 12-21, 2014.

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