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A Conversation with Former Ukrainian Minister of Health Ulana Suprun

The Ukrainian healthcare system has undergone major transformation over the past three years as it has transitioned from a Soviet healthcare system to a modern one based on international best practices. The Zelenskyy Administration has promised additional reforms to the healthcare system. Dr. Ulana Suprun, former Ukrainian Minister of Health, discussed the future of Ukraine’s healthcare transformation and share lessons learned during her three years of service from 2016 to 2019.

Zelenskyy’s Government and the Challenge for Checks and Balances

BY MYKHAILO MINAKOV

Turkey, Ukraine, and the Energy Marketplace

BY ILIYA KUSA AND ANDRIAN PROKIP

Changing geopolitical conditions and mercantile interests have effectively put Ukraine and Turkey in the position of competing for the energy market. Though a recent high-level meeting in Ankara saw Presidents Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan trying to work out agreements on trade, transportation, and energy, the stakes are high in this contest, and a path to success is clear for neither country.

The First 100 Days of the Zelenskyy Presidency

BY MATTIA NELLES

We are now one hundred days into the presidency of Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who won office by a historic margin despite a stunning lack of any political experience. What can we discern of his intentions?

28 Newly Translated Documents on Chernobyl, 1973-1991

Image: A helicopter sprays a decontamination liquid nearby the Chernobyl reactor in 1986. Source: IAEA Imagebank #02790036, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Investing in Ukraine: The New Risk-On Play of Wall Street’s Asset Managers

BY VADYM SYROTA

Ukraine Hosts Most Successful LGBTQ Event in the Nation’s History, but New Challenges Appear

Photo: Ukrainians attending the June 23 Pride march in Kyiv holding a sign saying, "Freedom. Unity. Fight." Source: Jessica Zychowicz.

BY JESSICA ZYCHOWICZ

Ukraine recently hosted the largest Pride march in the history of the nation. Participants numbered around 8,000, a nearly tenfold increase over the first gathering's showing in 2013.

One-Party Majority: Just Another Victory for Zelenskyy

BY MYKHAILO MINAKOV

A Cost-Benefit Analysis for Russia of the Donbas Economic Blockade

BY BRIAN MILAKOVSKY

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