Commentaries

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Attacking Stalin is an attack on Russia's past

Eastern Express talks to professor Olexiy Haran from University of Kiev Mohyla Academy about Russian propaganda and rewriting post-war histo...
4 September 2021

Has the World Forgotten Russia's Annexation of Crimea?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has convened a summit in Kiev with representatives from 44 NATO and EU countries to remind the world...
23 August 2021

L’Ukraine ouvre son marché des terres agricoles

Reservations about implementation of the land market reform is shared by Petro Burkovskyi
5 July 2021

Prof. Olexiy Haran on the situation in Belarus

Prof. Haran gives us the latest on the arrest and detainment of Belarus journalist Roman Protasevich, sanctions from the West and Putin' pla...
31 May 2021

The Current Tensions Around Donbas

The Kremlin has doubled its domestic efforts to reconstruct Ukraine as a “grave threat” for Russian security
11 May 2021

Zelensky forced to ‘face reality’ over peace process with Russia

Ukrainian president’s push for talks with Putin last month was rebuffed
5 May 2021

"Moscow tries to destruct Ukraine"

Dr. Olexiy Haran from Democrtaic Initiatives Foundation explains for Brazilian readers why Russia started to aggravate situation in Donbas
25 April 2021

Putin lokker med sin vaccinesprøjte: Hos naboen er svaret et rungende »njet«

DIF Senior Fellow Petro Burkovskyi commented Danish paper "Berlingske" on Russian attempts to disrupt vacination campaign in Ukraine
23 February 2021

More Than Just An Onlooker, Ukraine Largely Relieved At U.S. Election Result

Oleksiy Haran suggested that the contrast between the president's apparent attitudes and U.S. policy -- on Ukraine and other issues -- is li...
11 November 2020

The wheels are coming off Ukrainian anti-corruption reform efforts

Haran said a “weakened” Zelensky will likely have a tougher time mobilizing support for his policy proposals.
7 November 2020

Not taking sides

The important thing for Ukraine is, we can't take sides in who should be the next U.S. president.
2 November 2020

Local elections in Ukraine

Overview by Olexiy Haran on recent local elections in Ukraine
31 October 2020