• Zelensky, a populist of a new brand

    The winner of the first round in the Ukrainian presidential elections is someone who has never held a government position and has no record of political or civic activism. Rather, Volodymyr Zelensky has risen to prominence by ridiculing in tv shows the politicians he is running against. He is a populist who defies the existing left and right wing models, writes political scientist Sergiy Kudelia.
    by Sergiy Kudelia
  • The rise and fall of a Ukrainian gas king

    The recent decision of an Austrian court to allow the extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash to the United States is a remarkable turn