Sunday, 26 January


Ze first political crises of 2020

​The beginning of 2020 was marked by a high profile scandal, featuring the recordings of Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk’s conversations. While the conversations didn’t contain any facts of corruption, they provoked a strong reaction from both the authorities and the society, demonstrating the government’s lack of professional leadership and ethical correctness.

Iranian missile: consequences for Ukraine

​Iran admitted that it "unintentionally shot down" a Ukrainian plane over its territory, thus putting an end to speculations around this issue. At the same time, it started a new round of problems and challenges. International Centre for Policy Studies has been closely monitoring the situation and publishing its position on the lessons Ukraine should learn from the crisis.

Foreign policy of Ukraine in 2019 and expectations for 2020

​2019 saw a new and inexperienced Ukrainian government navigating its way through a variety of sensitive diplomatic issues, not always with the amount of grace required in the given situation. 2020 will prove to be a year of challenges, and the variety of Ukraine’s important and delicate foreign relations will prove to be more important than ever - ICPS.

Third impeachment in US history: Ukraine caught up in the middle

​After three months of hearings and an extensive investigation, the process of Donald Trump's impeachment has reached its peak. On Wednesday, December 18, the US House of Representatives voted on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.


Basic Instincts: Putin’s “Useful Idiots”

"Never send a client out to meet with the media if you are sure that person is going to get his or her heart ripped out, stomped on and then fed to hungry wolves. This happened recently to Rep. Randy Weber of Texas and Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana. The Republicans were sacrificial lambs who lacked a basic understanding that Russia interfered in US elections," - Michael Willard.

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