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15 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Foreign Policy

Deportation of Saakashvili: any decision spoils execution

Source: Khvylya The first reaction to the deportation of Mikheil Saakashvili to Poland has passed, and if the first information on this process created the impression of logical actions, then the events of the following hours and days left too many questions. Unfortunately, instead of demonstrating the effective work of the state machine, we are risking to...
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12 Feb 2018
Events Economy

Roads of Ukraine in 2018: how not to lose new opportunities

On February 21 at 12:00 in the think tank Ukrainian Institute for the Future will be held a round table "Roads of Ukraine in 2018: how not to lose new opportunities." Organizers: Ukrainian Institute for the Future, Association of Cement Manufacturers of Ukraine “Ukrcement”. Moderator: Viktor Andrusiv, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future
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12 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

National Militia Units and Ukrainian Robin Hoods. Who will win in run for justice?

Source: Tsensor.net A few days ago Internet blew up with a march of the National Militia Units - a public association which declared "the establishment of the Ukrainian order" and orientation on solving the problems of illegal buildings, counteracting petty crimes, etc. A lot of thoughts were expressed on this occasion, which was more advertising for this...
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12 Feb 2018
Products Foreign Policy Analytics

Cracks in monolith: chronicle for January 2018

Author: Pavlo Shchelin, Associate Expert of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future With this text, the Ukrainian Institute for the Future begins a series of essays on the most important events of the past month that happened in Russia, or directly related to it. Usually, January is considered to be a period of calm, this year, however, it turned...
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09 Feb 2018
News Domestic policy

"It inspires": Forecast for 2018 brought UIF popularity and reward

The analytical forecast "2018: Challenges and Opportunities" is no longer available in the printed version because of the unprecedented popularity of the publication among the readers. Our readers received 350 copies of the analytical forecast "2018: Challenges and Opportunities" since the presentation. 80,000 UAH of charitable donations received the Ukrainian Institute for the Future during this time....
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09 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Domestic policy

Mykola Skyba on criteria for choosing university: smart ones start, and who wins?

The quality of higher education in Ukraine and the criteria for choosing a university are rather hot topics both in media and practical level. To build the ratings – very thankless thing, but to build a coordinate system is quite essential. So, we need an accurate metric, otherwise, we risk to be in a wrong place. 
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08 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Domestic policy

Is the ROC strong as it is spoken of?

Источник: ТСН Кремль не зря отчаянно защищает интересы Московского патриархата — и будет защищать любой ценой. Религиозная тема, в частности, различия и противоречия между УПЦ МП и УПЦ КП, являются традиционным раздражителем для украинского общества. Наиболее острый вопрос — создание самостоятельной поместной церкви в Украине. Именно в этой области Русская православная церковь использует весь доступный ей ресурс, дабы "защитить...
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08 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Foreign Policy

Sanctions for Kremlin and religious scandal: Tyshkevich summed up political results of month

Igar Tyshkevich, Political Expert of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, summed up the political results of the month in an hourly interview with UKRLIFE TV. The expert shared his opinion on the tactics of Russian diplomacy, which consists of demonstrating the progress in resolving the conflict, but without making real progress and waiting for future cancellation of...
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08 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Foreign Policy

What is behind introduction of Belarusian peacekeepers in Donbas

I was writing quite a lot and a long ago about the fact that Belarus would try to send its peacekeepers to Donbas. In 2015, I was explaining the Lukashenko’s logic. It is not so much important for him to resolve the issue, but to protect his own interests. The status of the country, that sends the peacekeepers to Donbass,...
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07 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Economy Analytics

Ukrainian investment market begins to revive

Results of M&A deals in 2017 According to the preliminary estimates of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, in 2017 the Ukrainian economy grew by 2.2% (in 2016 - by 2.3%), and domestic capital investments increased by 25% to $ 15 billion. However, the volume of foreign direct investments decreased by $ 1 billion to $ 2.9 billion. Priority...
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07 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Economy

Cabinet and NBU, conflict or cooperation?

There developed a conflict between the Cabinet and the NBU because of one more increase in the discount rate. NBU admits that it will continue to raise the discount rate. This was mentioned in the results of the meeting of the members of the NBU's Monetary Policy Committee on the level of the discount rate, which was published on February...
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07 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

Tetyana Yushchenko commented on involvement of British lord in court of Kazakhstan

Source: ukrinform In Astana, there was created a court headed by the British lord Harry Woolf and his team. The goal is to attract investments. So, why doesn’t Ukraine resort to such practices? Tetyana Yushchenko, Expert of the Program of Reforming the Law Enforcement and Judicial Systems of the think tank Ukrainian Institute for the Future, convinces that...
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07 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Foreign Policy

A few thoughts after Falcon Heavy launch

Source: Liga.net On February 6, 2018, I was watching the test launch of super heavy-lift Falcon Heavy rocket, like millions of people around the world (broadcast on youtube scored 10 689 690 views). I'm not an aerospace specialist and I'm not going to Mars in the next few years - where now went the personal Tesla Roadster of...
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07 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Economy

World is on the verge of new upheavals

A new wave of sales is sweeping the world financial markets. This is, perhaps, the most dramatic wave since August 2011, when the USA lost its AAA sovereign rating and was on the verge of default. This time there was no clear reason for a sudden drawdown. Indeed, the American stock market is overheated. By the way, at the beginning...
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06 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Domestic policy

Composition of parent committees should change due to threat of manipulation

Recently, information about the cancellation of parent committees caused a wide public resonance. Soon, it turned out that this information was fake (the schools continue to have public self-government bodies – the parent committees in particular). The reason for such rumors: Order signed by the Minister of Education on December 21, 2017 on the termination of the obsolete Order No....
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06 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Domestic policy

Inverted lesson for teachers of primary school

The beginning of February 2018 has become the "first bell" for primary school teachers, who already in September will accept first-graders and will teach them according to the model of a New Ukrainian School. In accordance with Order of the Ministry of Education from January 15, 2018 "On some organizational issues for the training of teachers for work in the conditions of New Ukrainian...
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05 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

Denys Monastyrskyy warned about danger of “National Militia Units"

Source: Apostrof The creation of the so-called "National Militia Units" is a local political project that is designed to add the political weight to the "National Corps" Party, however, it also carries the danger of justifying illegal actions by the society.
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05 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Economy

Land market will bring Ukraine $ 50 billion in five years

Source: "Priamyy" If the moratorium on land will be cancelled in Ukraine and there will be launched the land market, then in 8 years the country as a whole can receive up to 50 billion dollars of investment. It was told by Anatoliy Amelin, Director of Economic Programs, co-founder of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, on...
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05 Feb 2018
News Foreign Policy

Forecast UIF "2018: Challenges and Opportunities" was presented in Dnipro

The co-founders of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future Anatoliy Amelin and Yuriy Romanenko together with the Executive Director Viktor Andrusiv presented the analytical forecast "2018: Challenges and Opportunities" in Dnipro on February 1. During the presentation, the experts presented optimistic and pessimistic scenarios of the possible development of politics and economy in Ukraine and the world. The event...
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05 Feb 2018
Expert Opinions Economy

"No" to concrete roads?

Source: “Dzerkalo tyzhnya”/ "The Mirror of the Week" Authors: Volodymyr Shulmeyster, Yaroslav Pylypchuk "Ukravtodor" canceled the financing of cement concrete roads, giving priority to roads that are not of high priority. Since 2018 the Road Fund of Ukraine has been operating. This gives new opportunities to all participants of road construction, as they received not only guaranteed sources...
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