Klyuyev is becoming the top manager of a project "Yanukovych 2015", - expert of the Gorshenin Institute

Gorshenin Institute expert Yevhen Kurmashov says that the fact that the secretary of the National Security and Defence Council Andriy Klyuyev or people close to him got no seats in the new cabinet does not necessarily mean that Klyuyev lost…

Viktor Yanukovych has removed the so-called “tycoons’ rebellion risk, - expert of the Gorshenin Institute

Expert of the Gorshenin Institute Oleksiy Leshchenko believes that the balance of interest groups in the new government has been preserved.

Quiet revolution, stage one

The parliamentary election in Ukraine has garnered global attention. The reason for this is the situation that has changed over the last two years. International organizations working in Ukraine are concerned that democratic principles are…

Presence of international observers during parliamentary polls to guarantee free election for Ukrainians - experts

On 2 October 2012, the Gorshenin Institute has held a roundtable on the topic "Shall the international observation guarantee transparency of the elections?" during which the Secretary general of the Centre for the Comparative Study of Elections…

Law on Election of MPs in Ukraine meets in line with European legal standards – experts

On 11 September 2012, the Gorshenin Institute held a roundtable discussion “The law on elections of people’s deputies in Ukraine: a step towards democracy?”

Euro 2012 helps Ukraine improve image in Europe - experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the roundtable discussion “Euro 2012: first results” where experts unanimously supported the idea that Ukraine has held the successful football tournament.

The adoption of the Law on Language Policy: expert opinion

According to the Gorshenin Institute expert Volodymyr Zastava, with its decision to provide Russian with the status of a regional language in some regions of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada will only formalize the existing state of things in some…

Economy remains stable if society gives panic no way - experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the round table discussion Will Ukraine Default in 2013? on 20 June 2012.

An open and transparent election is an indicator of democracy in the country – experts

On 5 June 2012, the Gorshenin Institute held nationwide roundtable talks “Election 2012: A chance for Ukraine?”

Russia to toughen its policy towards Ukraine - experts

The Gorshenin Institute has hosted the round table discussion "New President in Russia. What will happen to Ukraine?" on 24 May 2012.

Ukrainian politicians see no benefit from economic union with Russia

European politicians are stepping up criticism of the Ukrainian authorities and some of them even openly boycott official Kiev. This complicates Ukraine’s difficult geopolitical situation even more. At the same time, Vladimir Putin has become…

The Kremlin's influence on the post-Soviet countries will increase - expert

The accession of Vladimir Putin to the office of President of the Russian Federation will result in strengthening of the Kremlin's policy in the post-Soviet area.

Ukrainian Energy Dependence: Kicking the Habit

It’s not exactly a drug addiction, but for Ukraine curing itself of its energy dependence on a big neighbor won’t be an easy task. But it looks like that’s what will eventually happen.

Ukraine should not let Russia manage the country’s gas transport system – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the "Who will privatize the Ukrainian gas transport system" roundtable discussion on 24 April 2012, where experts and politicians discussed prospects for the Ukrainian gas transport system and further development…

The opposition has a chance to win the election although it is not obvious that it will obtain the majority in parliament – experts

The Gorshenin Institute has held a roundtable on the topic “Elections 2012: Who Will Win?” During the event, representatives of different political forces discussed the electoral legislation and possible scenarios for the development of the…

Ukraine should wait for Russia to join the WTO – experts

On 20 March 2012 the Gorshenin Institute hosted a round table discussion CIS Free Trade Zone: consequences for Ukraine.

Ukraine’s energy relations with the EU: implications for competition

The European Energy Symposium: New Trends in 2012 was organized on 15 March in Brussels by the EU Ukraine Business Council in partnership with Brodies LLP.

Moldovan presidential election – expert opinion

“The emergence of Timofti’s figure as a Moldovan presidential candidate surprised not only many international observers, who follow political process in the post-Soviet space, but also many Moldovan citizens,” the director of the Gorshenin…

A draft of the new Ukrainian-Russian gas contract does not exist - experts

A draft of the new Ukrainian-Russian gas contract that Russian Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin announced at a press conference on 20 February, does not exist, the participants of the round table discussion “Ukrainian-Russian Relations: what is…

Kiev may confront all member states of Customs Union – expert

“A local trade conflict between Ukraine and Belarus may entail adverse consequences for relations between the Ukrainian authorities and all the members of the Customs Union,” Gorshenin Institute Political Programmes Director Yevhen Kurmashov…

Strong protest mood will form background for the upcoming parliamentary election campaign – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the round table discussion “Election-2012”.

Gas price discount talks bring no result – expert

The Ukrainian government has rejected Russian Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin’s offer of a 10% discount on the price of gas made during his visit to Kiev.

“The Cheese War” between Ukraine and Russian is merely a process of standardization of production codes – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the round table discussion “What will be the outcome of the trade war between Russia and Ukraine”, where experts discussed reasons for Russia’s banning export of goods from a number of Ukrainian producers.

Deputy PM Klyuyev’s transfer to the National Security and Defence Council may indicate the strengthening of a “Russian lobby” in Ukraine - expert

Recent reshuffles in the cabinet and Andriy Klyuyev’s appointment as secretary of the National Security and Defence Council may indicate strengthening of a “Russian lobby” in the Ukrainian government.

Ban on spreading information about civil servants – expert opinion poll

The Ukrainian Constitutional Court’s ruling banning disclosure of any information about public officials breaches human rights and compromises the government.

It is high time for Ukraine to appeal to an international court to change the price of Russian gas – experts

The Gorshenin Institute hosted the round table discussion called “Is Gazprom monopolizing the European gas market?” where experts discussed prospects for the Ukrainian-Russian gas agreements and Gazprom’s possibility to monopolize the European…

“New communication possibilities that will emerge within the next ten years will change the world”, - President of Gorshenin Institute

“The Internet charity, or the e-philanthropy as they call it in the West, is not only simply possible, but it exists in a certain form in Ukraine”.

Energy dependence between Ukraine and Russia is reciprocal, - expert

Gorshenin Institute’s Vice-President Oleksiy Leshchenko believes that for all the years of its independence, Ukraine could not find a transparent algorithm for energy security and is extremely dependent on Russian gas at present.


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Almost 60% want Ukraine in EU – poll by Gorshenin Institute

The figure has not changed much since May 2018.

Ukraine’s first survey on AI presented in Kyiv

Experts insist on the need to form a National Strategy for innovative environment development within the framework of a public-private partnership and raise international investment for research.

Half of Ukrainians support NATO entry – poll by Gorshenin Institute

Some 11.5% failed to make up their mind.
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