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Rearranging the Elite Landscape: Parliamentary Elections and New Political Cleavages in Ukraine

BY MYKHAILO MINAKOV

Ukraine has reached the midpoint of a super-election year. With the somewhat surprising outcome of the presidential elections now in the rear-view mirror, the electorate is preparing for snap parliamentary elections on July 21. And with the elections have come a rearrangement of the political elite landscape in Ukraine and new political cleavages, which are expected to be on display in the upcoming Rada elections.

An Interview with Title VIII Short-Term Scholar Olena Lennon

Olena Lennon was a recent Title VIII Short-Term Scholar with the Kennan Institute who has focused her research on the relationship between Ukrainian advocacy groups in the United States and U.S. policy makers. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Political Science and National Security at the University of New Haven.

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Weak but Decisive: The Ukrainian Constitutional Court’s Ruling on Zelenskyy’s Dismissal of the Rada

BY YEVHEN ZAKHAROV

Ukraine Quarterly Digest: April–June 2019

BY ANDRIAN PROKIP

Remembering and Recreating Chernobyl

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, Craig Mazin, the writer, creator, and executive producer of the HBO’s miniseries Chernobyl, discusses his approach to creating a dramatized account of the historic 1986 nuclear accident in Ukraine which was then part of the Soviet Union. The critically-acclaimed miniseries tells the story of the men and women who made sacrifices to save Europe from an unprecendented disaster while battling the USSR's culture of disinformation.

 

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Ukraine’s Language Law: Whose Rights Are Protected?

BY NATALIA KUDRIAVTSEVA

Why Was Energy the First Concern of Zelenskyy’s Security Team?

BY ANDRIAN PROKIP

Money Laundering: Despite Reforms, Still a Tough Challenge for Ukraine's Banking System

BY VADYM SYROTA

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