The European Union has assisted Ukraine with reforms and will continue to do so. However, for these changes to be successful, political will is required, not just the resources of international donors. Statements about a pro-European direction that are not backed up by action will not be enough.
Much more time should have been invested into the discussing and voting of the draft law on the judicial reform in the first and the second readings. That means investing more time in detailed discussion and incorporation of the changes and suggestions aimed at implementing the judicial reform, not destroying it
At first sight, Poroshenko’s state visit to Malaysia and Indonesia looks odd. It is only the active Russian propaganda that rushed to devalue this particular visit that indicates some serious ‘subsurface part of the iceberg.’ However, those who know how to read between the lines can understand more from this short report
We collected the top-5 schemes used by Ukrainian sports officials to embezzle money from the state budget. All the schemes were already uncovered by the Ukrainian law enforcement, they all can be found in the Unified State Register of the Court Decisions
As I already wrote a number of times: it’s easy to discuss unity. One might say such discussions became very popular now, even among politicians. Yet we, the humble followers of the Church, realize that its unity is God’s providence and that is why it should be approached by thinking in religious terms. Unity of the Church is not something we can encompass with our human efforts
Mothers are a group of young professionals, and children are the future of our country that we are turning a blind eye to. Nobody really believed that smoking would ever be banned in Ukrainian cafes. But it worked.