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U.S.-Ukraine Energy Cooperation: A Discussion on Strengthening Ukrainian Energy Security

Section 257 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act stipulated the development of a plan to support strengthening Ukrainian energy security. While the sanctions act developed a framework for short-term U.S.-Ukraine collaboration, there are still questions about how collaboration between both the U.S. and Ukrainian energy sectors will develop in the future. Is there a path forward for greater cooperation in the energy sector and if so, what might it look like?

Repurposing the Chornobyl Site: Choices in Modernization

BY IRYNA IAREMA

Kennan Cable No. 30: Democracy in Ukraine: Are We There Yet?

Introduction

More than a quarter century ago, the Ukrainian people made a historic choice in favor of independence, democracy, and the free market. Their vision of a fully sovereign, democratic, and prosperous state has been only partially fulfilled. While Ukraine is a clearly established polity with internationally recognized sovereignty, it is nonetheless hampered in its democratic and free market development by endemic corruption, retrograde political cycles, and aggression by its powerful neighbor Russia.

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