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26.12.2011

Ukraine can not be a Euro-Asian country – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted a round table discussion called “Will Ukraine become a part of the Eurasian union”, where experts discussed the outcomes of the Ukraine-EU summit and prospects for European and Eurasian vectors in Ukraine’s development…
19.12.2011

A realistic draft state budget for 2012 shall include GDP growth no higher than 1% – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted a roundtable discussion called “The Ukrainian state budget-2012: new protests or economy raise, “where experts have discussed key provisions of the country’s main financial document, their essence and probable…
12.12.2011

Ukraine-Russia relations may only change if Ukraine integrates within the EU – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted a roundtable discussion called “Ukraine-Russia relations: near-term perspective”, where Members of Parliament and experts discussed the prospects for development of bilateral relations between Ukraine and Russia…
12.12.2011

Shale Gas: Market Opportunities and Challenges in the EU and Ukraine

The EU Ukraine Business Council together with Konrad Szymanski MEP held a round table meeting in the European Parliament on 7 December to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Shale Gas in the EU and Ukraine.
02.12.2011

Is Ukraine becoming Russia's 88th territory?

Even as Ukraine formally gets closer to the European Union with the negotiations on an Association Agreement, the country's extreme economic insecurity and need for foreign capital to finance its debt are enabling a dramatic rise in Russian…
28.11.2011

“Incumbent Authorities to win 300 seats in parliament” – lawmakers

The Gorshenin Institute hosted a roundtable discussion called “What will the Supreme Council of Ukraine look like in 2012?”
21.11.2011

The second wave of the global crisis will not be crushing – experts

The Gorshenin Institute held the round table devoted to the topic “What threats does the second wave of the global crisis pose to Ukraine?”
14.11.2011

Ukraine has lost the moment to revise the price for Russian gas - experts

The Gorshenin Institute held the round table discussion “What will be the outcomes of Ukraine-Russia gas row?” on 8 November 2011.
07.11.2011

The are no real conditions for an armed appraisal in Ukraine - experts

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych quoted law-enforcement agencies as saying that the mass purchase of weapons was under way to prepare for an armed attack on the government. Gorshenin Institute conducted an expert poll on the topic “Will…
31.10.2011

Ukraine runs the risk of turning into a province of a new Asian union – experts

Experts reached this conclusion during a roundtable devoted to the topic “Will Ukraine and the EU set up a free trade area?” which Gorshenin Institute held on 25 October 2011.
24.10.2011

Ukraine should not expect funds from the IMF by the end of 2011 – experts

Experts reached this conclusion during a roundtable devoted to the topic “Ukraine and the IMF – What is next?” which Gorshenin Institute held on 18 October 2011.
17.10.2011

Ukraine’s energy sector has no perspective without cooperation with Gazprom – experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a round table discussion “The European gas market: is revolution coming?” where experts discussed prospects for development of the gas market.
13.10.2011

A Ukrainian Perspective on Russia's Policy Towards CIS Countries

Russia's attempts to increase its influence over in its near-abroad is likely to lead to conflict and authoritarianism in neighbouring countries, but not necessarily to pro-Russian regimes, argues Alexey Leshchenko.
10.10.2011

Ukrainian president will resolve key issues with EU Association Agreement at personal meetings – experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a round table discussion “Ukraine-EU: what’s next?”, where experts discussed the prospects for Ukraine-EU relations and main outcomes of the Warsaw Eastern Partnership summit.
03.10.2011

25% of pollees stand for completely professional army - survey

More than half of Ukrainians (58.7%) believe that the Armed Forces must consist of both contract soldiers and conscripts, according to a survey entitled "The State of the Ukrainian Army," conducted by Gorshenin Institute.
26.09.2011

Land reform has turned from an agrarian problem into a political one – experts

Gorshenin Institute held a round table called “Who is to take benefit of the land reform”, where the participants discussed primary tasks during the reform implementation, as well as possible consequences.
19.09.2011

The next election to the Supreme Council will be held under a mixed electoral system which will establish a monopoly on power, - parliamentarians

The Gorshenin Institute held a roundtable devoted to the topic “The law of Ukraine on electing members of parliament: pros and cons.” During the event, lawmakers discussed possible amendments to electoral legislation.
12.09.2011

Medication prices pose a problem to the majority of Ukrainian families – survey

The majority of Ukrainians (80.0%) are not satisfied with the quality of medical services provided for them.
12.09.2011

A number of officials can have personal interests in liquidation of "Naftohaz" - expert

A number of Ukrainian officials and businessman have specific interests in liquidation of Naftohaz Ukrayiny, and liquidation of Naftohaz Ukrayiny itself is not directly linked to revising the price of Russian gas for Ukraine, the director of…
12.09.2011

“Are Ukraine and Russia on the threshold of another gas row?” - round table discussion

The Gorshenin Institute has held a round table discussion called “Are Ukraine and Russia on the threshold of another gas row?” where experts discussed the future of Ukrainian-Russian relations in the context of the gas issue.
05.09.2011

Can Ukraine cut Russian gas import by three times? – expert poll

Gorshenin Institute conducted an expert poll on the topic “Can Ukraine Cut Russian Gas Import by Three Times and what are the Economic Consequences of this Step?”
29.08.2011

Non-receipt of IMF loan threatens Ukraine with growing dependence on Russia - expert

Non-receipt of an IMF loan with the anticipation of the second wave of economic turmoil threatens the Ukrainian economy with serious consequences and strengthening of dependence on Russia.
18.07.2011

The Ukrainian GTS can be privatized in the nearest future - expert

The Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) can be privatized in the nearest future, an expert of the Gorshenin Institute, Volodymyr Zastava, has said.
15.07.2011

Ukrainian GTN will conform to the level of gas production and consumption in Europe for 20 years – experts

The Gorshenin Institute held a round table on the topic “The future of the Ukrainian gas transmission network (GTN)” on July 12th, 2011, where politicians and experts discussed the prospects of the Ukrainian GTN in case Ukraine signs the Agreement…
11.07.2011

A crisis of the Ukrainian pension system is only a question of time - expert

According to an expert of the Gorshenin Institute, Volodymyr Zastava, the recently adopted pension reform will expedite a crisis in the Ukrainian pension system.
04.07.2011

A new anti-corruption law will not be able to defeat corruption – telephone poll

The majority of Ukrainians (87.0 percent) believe that corruption is ubiquitous in their country.
25.06.2011

Rejecting FTZ will close doors to Ukraine entering the European Union – experts

Gorshenin Institute conducted a round table called “The relations between Ukraine and Russia after Ukraine signs the FTZ agreement with the EU”, where experts discussed the future of Ukrainian-Russian relations in the event of Ukraine signing…
20.06.2011

Almost half of Ukrainians prefer a social pension system - phone survey

The majority of the Ukrainian citizens (77.1 percent) believe that pension reform is necessary in Ukraine at present.
13.06.2011

Gas negotiations were derailed, there will be a scandal at the end of the year - experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a round table devoted to the topic of “Gas relations between Ukraine and Russia” during which experts discussed the prospects for revising the gas contracts and the future of the Ukrainian gas transportation…
06.06.2011

A mixed electoral system will not save the government – experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a roundtable dedicated to the topic “The law of Ukraine on electing MPs: pros and cons.” During the event, experts discussed how the composition of the Supreme Council (Parliament) might look like if lawmakers…
06.06.2011

"After setting up a free trade area with EU, the borders between Ukraine and Russia will be very tough" - experts

The Gorshenin Institute has interviewed experts about the prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and Russia after a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and the EU is set up.
30.05.2011

Lifting land sales ban to provoke new revision in Ukraine – experts

The Gorshenin Institute has conducted a round table discussion called “Lifting Land Sales Ban: a Threat or a Chance”, where experts discussed the prospects of “the land issue” in Ukraine.
24.05.2011

Tymoshenko's detention and the attempt to arrest her is a test to see the society's reaction - expert

The Gorshenin Institute expert, Volodymyr Zastava, thinks that the detention of Tymoshenko at the building of the PGO's Main Investigation Directorate is the last attempt to frighten the leader of the Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc.
23.05.2011

Only a clear inciting agent can rapture diplomatic ties with Czech Republic – experts

In response to the expulsion of Czech diplomats from Ukraine, the Czech Republic blamed Ukraine for non-diplomatic behaviour and informed of an intention to act reciprocally.
18.05.2011

Young people face the same problems that we faced when we were young - Yuriy Shevchuk

Job placement and absence of possibilities for self-realization are the most topical problems of modern Ukrainian youth.
13.05.2011

Youth can actively defend the fundamental values - Aleksander Kwaśniewski

More than 60% of students in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Kazakhstan are interested in social and political life of their countries.
10.05.2011

Why are Ukrainian Students Less Proud of their Country than their Contemporaries in Poland, Russia and Kazakhstan? – expert poll

The Gorshenin Institute has conducted an opinion poll asking experts to answer the following question: “Why are Ukrainian Students Less Proud of their Country than their Contemporaries in Poland, Russia and Kazakhstan?”
04.05.2011

Success is a harmony between personal, professional and spiritual life, - Kshishtof Zanussi

The younger generation prefers to watch comedies. This are the results of the international survey "Students - an Image of the Future", conducted by Goeshenin Institute.
03.05.2011

The Gorshenin Institute has presented the project “Students – an Image of the Future”

A presentation of the results of the four year-long survey carried out by the Gorshenin Institute took place at the Intercontinental hotel on 27 April 2011.
28.04.2011

Youth should definitely be included in the global political process, - Elmar Brok

Young people are ready to participate actively in the political process in order to be heard by the authorities. Gorshenin Institute experts have come to this conclusion summarising the results of the annual program of international case studies…
26.04.2011

By investing in today’s youth we invest in the future of our society, - Jerzy Buzek

The feeling of patriotism and pride for their country is still inherent for the majority of today young people.
21.04.2011

Ukrainians are against building of new NPPs - poll

Majority of Ukrainians (78.3%) consider the Chernobyl NPP as dangerous.
19.04.2011

Ukraine’s European integration does not confront country’s Euroasian Pace - experts

The Gorshenin Institute has conducted a round table discussion called “Setting up Free Trade Zone with Europe or Joining Customs Union with Russia: what Brings Ukraine more Benefit?”
12.04.2011

Russia tries to revive the Russian Empire by means of the Customs Union – experts

Prior to this week’s visit of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to Ukraine, the Gorshenin Institute asked experts to answer the following question: “What is more beneficial to Ukraine – setting up a free trade area with the EU or joining…
08.04.2011

The current situation is extremely favorable for setting up an FTA with the EU - expert

The current situation is extremely favorable for setting up a free trade area with the European Union, Gorshenin Institute's expert Volodymyr Zastava said.
07.04.2011

Statement on Ukraine's joining Customs Union is provocation

According to Gorshenin Institute's expert Volodymyr Zastava, the statement on Ukraine's forthcoming entrance into the Customs Union, which was made by the Cabinet of Ministers special envoy for cooperation with Russia, is provocation.
04.04.2011

Report: “Viktor Yanukovych’s first year as president”

On the 31st of March, the report "First year of Yanukovich's Presidency. Summary" was presented at the extraordinary meeting of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee in the European Parliament.
01.04.2011

Prosecutor-General Office’s Controversial Actions Fuel Distrust in Gongadze Case – experts

The Gorshenin Institute conducted an opinion poll among Ukrainian lawyers to learn the prospects of the probe into the Gongadze case, including the legality of the Prosecutor-General’s Office charges against former president Leonid Kuchma.
28.03.2011

Experts Say Sberbank of Russia Continues Expanding in Ukraine

Russia’s biggest bank, Sberbank of Russia, signed a purchase agreement on 11 March 2011 to acquire one of Russia’s biggest investment companies, Troika Dialog. Troika Dialog has a representative office in Ukraine.
28.03.2011

Almost half of Ukrainians ready for protest actions - poll

A clear majority of polled Ukrainians (77.6 per cent) express their support to all-Ukrainian protests of teachers.
21.03.2011

Rules of game on land market to benefit certain players?

Currently, Ukraine faces an acute problem with the creation of a land market. However, it is not ruled out that the legislative basis regulating it will be drafted to accommodate certain players, Vice President of Gorshenin Group Oleksiy Leshchenko…
17.03.2011

Poll suggests Ukrainians fear a serious accident at country’s nuclear power plants

Most Ukrainians believe nuclear power plants are environmentally unsafe.
16.03.2011

The system is interested in raiding that thrives - Experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a roundtable on the topic «Corporate Conflicts in Ukraine», during which experts discussed ways of resolving corporate conflicts in the country and possible strategies to combat raiding.
15.03.2011

Ukraine deserves a special partnership with the EU – experts

Anticipating the first meeting of the Eastern Partnership’s Parliamentary Assembly (Euronest), Gorshenin Institute asked experts about its potential impact on the development of the EU-Ukrainian relations, its possible outcome without the…
09.03.2011

Experts of Gorshenin Institute forecast revanche of parliament power in Ukraine

The Ukrainian parliament of the next convocation will significantly improve its effect on political processes in the country and the struggle to make it to parliament will be more competitive and tougher, experts of the Gorshenin Institute…
05.03.2011

Ukrainians believe Ukrainian men live an easier life than women - survey

Some 55.7% of Ukrainians believe that men in Ukraine live an easier life than women.
01.03.2011

Parliament members attempt softening provisions of Anti-corruption law as much as possible to satisfy personal needs – Experts

The Gorshenin Institute held a round table discussion Fighting Corruption: Ukrainian Style, where experts discussed the problem of corruption in the country and the ways to combat it.
24.02.2011

Viktor Yanukovych: a summary of the first year in office - survey

Ukrainians believe that the nation's economic situation is critical.
18.02.2011

Russia-Ukraine-EU: prospects mutual relations – round table

The Gorshenin Institute held a round-table discussion Russia-Ukraine-EU: Prospects for Mutual Relations on 17 February 2011 in the framework of the Project “Viktor Yanukovych’s First Year of Presidency. Conclusions”.
09.02.2011

Ukrainian business ready for work at Russian market - experts

The Gorhenin Institute held a round table discussion - Prospects for Ukrainian Business in Russia - on 8 February. Experts and businessmen discussed the most promising areas of cooperation for Russian and Ukrainian business.
28.01.2011

Ukrainians are not afraid of terrorist attacks – survey

Overwhelming majority of Ukrainians (86.1%) have heard about the explosions in Makeyevka.
28.01.2011

Will Russia try to prevent Ukraine from exploring its shale gas reserves? - expert opinion

The position of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych as to the shale gas entirely goes along with the global and european trend.
11.01.2011

Investment companies experts on the Russian bussiness in Ukraine

Gorshenin Institute has conducted an expert survey among the representatives of investment companies (IC) about the results and the most important events of the year 2010 for the russian business in Ukraine and also about the prospects for…

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31.03.2017

The French elections, seen from Ukraine

Ahead of France’s presidential election, Ukraine’s experience shows that opinion polls may be skewed by underlying hatred of the ruling classes and institutions. President of the Gorshenin Institute Vadym Omelchenko warns that ultra-conservatism…
21.12.2016

Lawmakers name Ukraine's biggest challenges in 2017

The greatest of threats are political squabbles, failures in foreign policy and the conflict in Donbas.
19.12.2016

Privatbank's nationalization was inevitable but untimely – experts

Experts shared their predictions on the aftermath of the deal with LB.ua.
24.11.2016

"Visa-free travel is not an issue of Ukraine but the EU and the whole world"

The experts interviewed by Gorshenin Institute have shared cautious optimism about the EU granting a visa-free status to Ukraine in the near future. However, they said it was too early for Ukrainian diplomats and civil society to be complacent…
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