About one-third of Ukrainians (33,7%) consider the relations between the European Union and Ukraine as friendly.
Gorshenin Institute has asked experts about the investment climate in Ukraine and also in what Ukrainian assets Western investors would be interested most of all in the upcoming year.
On December 15th, 2010 the Prosecutor generals’ Office (PGO) opened a criminal case against the head of ‘Batkivschyna’ Party Yulia Tymoshenko. Also the PGO confirmed that Y.Tymoshenko had been
released on her own recognizance. The Gorshenin…
Gorshenin Institute conducted a round table "What would Ukraine benefit most from - entering Free Trade Zone with the European Union or joining the Customs Union with Russia, Belarus and
Kazakhstan?". Among the participants were political…
Majority of Ukrainians (60.1%) think that it is possible for anyone in our country to buy a court ruling.
The Gorshenin Institute has asked experts about the key positive and negative aspects of the resolution on Ukraine adopted by the European Parliament.
Majority of the respondents (66.2%) think that the tax laws in Ukraine should be replaced.
Gorshenin Institute has asked the experts regarding the probable date for the upcoming Parliamentary elections in Ukraine and also the results do the past local elections.
Majority of the Ukrainians (72.6%) take interest in political news programs and analytical shows.
The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) intends to sell state-owned shares of «International Ukrainian Airlines» (IUA) - 61.6% of shares, and «AeroSvit - Ukrainian Airlines» - 22.4% of
On October 13th during his working visit to Brussels (Belgium) Ukrainian Prime-Minister Nikolay Azarov said that it was too early and premature to talk about the concrete dates for signing the
Free Trade Zone Agreement between Ukraine and…
Majority of the respondents (74.0%) think that the Ukrainian Army is in a bad condition.
Last Friday, October 1st Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) ruled in favor of canceling the Constitutional reform of 2004. Gorshenin Institute asked the experts about the consequences of
returning to the Constitution of 1996 or the state…
Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine is pushing for Ukraine's getting back the ownership of the biggest aluminum producer in Ukraine - Zaporozhye Aluminum Complex (ZAlC). Today this Plant is
owned by RUSAL - one of the largest global aluminum…
Recently "Batkivschyna" Party Leader Yulia Tymoshenko issued an open letter to President Viktor Yanukovych where she has accused him of having committed a raid on "Batkivschyna" Party and declared
that if the Party of Regions continued to…
Gorshenin Institute asked the experts about the probability of Verkhovna Rada adopting a new Tax Code and also about the advantages and flaws of this legislation.
Minister of Health of Ukraine Zinoviy Mytnyk said that his Ministry is drafting a number of bills, that will prepare the ground for implementing a compulsory medical insurance system in Ukraine.
Gorshenin Institute asked the experts about…
Gorshenin Institute has asked the experts about the probability of the merger of Russian "Gazprom" and the Ukrainian sate-owned company "Naftogaz Ukrainy" and about the possible positive and
negative outcome of this alliance.
More than half of Ukrainians (52.3%) define Independence as independence from neighboring countries.
During one of the most recent sessions Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law "On fundamentals of internal and foreign policies". One of the amendments to this piece of legislation, proposed by
a "BYuT" member, specifies the definition…
Majority of the respondents (75.3%) are proud to be the citizens of Ukraine.
In the first half of 2010 the volume of Mergers and Acquisitions transactions on a public market in Ukraine grew almost 4 times in comparison with the last year's numbers according to the News
One of the breaking news over the last few days became the disclosure of the content of the Memorandum between the International Monetary Fund and Ukraine that revealed the conditions under which
Ukraine got the credit from the IMF.
In the first half of 2010 a number of large companies in Ukraine were bought by representatives of the Russian capital. Thus, two major Ukrainian metallurgic companies "Zaporozhstal" and " ISD"
Corporation ("Industrial Donbas Union"), one…
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has visited Ukraine this week. Gorshenin Institute has asked experts as to real gоal and possible consequences of this visit.
From July 17th until July 18th 2010 Gorshenin Iinstitute has carried out the phone survey "Increase in gas prices for Ukrainian households" which showed that majority of Ukrainians knew about the
tariffs increase and supposes that it would…
1. The fact that a number of Ukrainian aware of increase in gas prices only proves that majority of our citizens are worried about this matter.
Regarding the upcoming gas prices increase for domestic use, Gorshenin Institute expert Vladimir Zastava notes that the main goal of this measure is to fill the budget gap.
1. Ukrainians confirm that Ukrainian health care system is corrupt. Many have faced the situations of direct extortion in the sate medical facilities, majority of Ukrainians pay for their health
Following the adoption by Verkhovna Rada in the first reading of the new Law on Local Elections Gorshenin Institute has conducted a round table “Boycotting local elections – prospects,
expectations and consequences”.
1. «Government’s Honey Moon still continues”. Most Ukrainians gave a positive evaluation of the 100 days in power of Victor Yanukovych as the President of Ukraine. The balance of public
expectations is still overwhelmingly in his favor.
Majority of respondents (77.1%) are proud to be the citizens of Ukraine.
Majority of Ukrainians (63,0%) think that Ukraine needs a coalition in Verchovna Rada because it is up to the majority in the Parliament to make decisions important to the country and then bear
responsibility for those decisions.
Less than a half of Ukrainians (42,1%) consider current state of relations between Ukraine and Russia to be unfriendly.