A war is going on in Ukraine

Guest Contributor:

By Ostap Semerak

The losses are tremendous: Ukraine is losing its people; its territory; its infrastructure; its economy and the time that could have been used instead for conducting reforms. However, in return it has gained a unified Ukrainian nation. In a sense, Ukraine cannot really lose this war because of that one fact.

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published 7 February 2015: Democracy, Economics, EU, Europe, History, Military, NATO, Reform, Russia, Security

Ukrainian elections as a prologue for an economic miracle

Guest Contributor:

Ostap Semerak, Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine

The Ukrainian parliamentary elections are over and now the country has entered the stage of a new coalition formation. The historic progress of our state depends on what the composition of the new coalition and the new Government. Personally, I hope that in several years we will see Ukraine emerge as an Eastern European “economic tiger,” which will be able to qualify in the near future for full membership in both the European Union and NATO.

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published 6 November 2014: Economics, Elections