Petro Burkovskiy

Executive Director

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9 December 2023

Perceptions of democracy in Ukraine amid war with Russia

Despite the low level of trust in the political leadership and state institutions, Ukrainians have demonstrated strong civic consciousness and consolidation, which have played a crucial role in repelling the full-scale Russian invasion. Although the Ukrainian public remains susceptible to populism, the scale of volunteer activities, national unity, dedication to freedom and understanding of the dire consequences of unrestricted government are protecting Ukraine’s democracy from authoritarian attempts.

Read more about the perception of democracy in Ukraine amid war with Russia in the article by Petro Burkovskiy, Executive Director of the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, published in Ukraine Analytica. .

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