Ukraine faces another difficult year as it grapples with two daunting challenges: Russia’s continuing effort to use the unsettled conflict in the Donbas to destabilize Kiev, and the need to implement critical economic reforms. In order to put the country on a path to becoming a successful European state, Ukraine’s leadership has to solve these two problems simultaneously. As Kiev tries to do so, the West can and must help—but U.S. and European support will be affected by the depth of Kiev’s commitment to reform.
Implementing Minsk II?
After last summer’s fighting, the ceasefire in the Donbas seemed to hold better in …read more