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A State in Transition

Events unfolding in Europe’s largest country are extraordinarily important—not only for Ukraine’s 46 million inhabitants but for the entire Eurasian region.

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The historic protests in Ukraine weren’t just about geopolitics, new leadership, or the economy. They were about something bigger. They were a rejection of injustice as a way of life. Ukraine must do all it can do to help itself. Open Society will be there to support this work.

Stand with Ukraine

Open Society Voices

Ukrainians to Learn the “Price” of the State

October 28, 2014 by Dmytro Boyarchuk

A new, interactive project is out to prove that better-educated Ukrainians will elect better government officials, and make leaders more accountable for their conduct.

Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Fears that decentralization will serve big business and separatists in the east mean some in Ukraine want to stall the process. This would be wrong.

How Democratic Transition Can Unfold in Ukraine

July 23, 2014 by Leonard Benardo 6

In Ukraine, the change ushered in on the Maidan is now being channeled into plans for better governance, law enforcement, justice, energy, macroeconomic development, health, and education.