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Ukraine's Prime Minister Yatseniuk Resigns

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.10.2016 | World

KIEV, April 10 (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation in a televised broadcast on Sunday and signaled support ...

Three Reasons We Need a Parliamentary Election in Ukraine

Olga Bielkova | Posted 09.24.2014 | World
Olga Bielkova

The sitting Parliament, where at least half of the delegates can be qualified as unprincipled populists at best and outright criminals at worst, is incapable of acting on behalf of the people and it must be dissolved.

A Call for Political Decentralization in Ukraine

Roger Myerson | Posted 05.05.2014 | World
Roger Myerson

Ukraine's constitution gives the president the power to appoint and dismiss all local governors -- a presidential power over local officials that is extremely unusual among parliamentary democracies. This centralized control of local government has exacerbated regional tensions and hindered the development of trusted democratic leadership in Ukraine.

Watch The Ukrainian Parliament Become A Violent Brawl

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four Ukrainian politicians had to be taken to the hospital after a violent fistfight erupted in a parliament chamber Thursday night, the Financial Tim...