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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.

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Open Society Voices

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.

Ukraine Elections: A Path to Legitimacy?

May 23, 2014 by Inna Pidluska, Viorel Ursu 4

The May 25 Ukrainian presidential elections come at a critical moment in the country’s history.