Ukrainian president Viktor Yanokuvich’s refusal to sign the agreement on the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) in November 2013 prompted civil unrest in Kiev, which later became known as “Euromaidan.” After unsuccessful attempts to quell the protest, in February 2014, Yanukovych fled the country and was ousted by the Ukrainian Parliament, the Rada. It has been two years since the renovation of the country’s political system, but Ukraine has yet to implement meaningful reforms. Further delays may result in the reinstatement of the old system.
The economic impact of 2013-14
A broad political coalition in Ukraine was united during …read more