Weekly Analytical Review №101, Jan. 31, 2021

Analytical review of the most important domestic, foreign, and economic events of the week.

1. Domestic Policy

1 The letter of the G7 ambassadors and the legal system reform in Ukraine.

2 US sanctions against the parliament member Alexander Dubinsky and the faction “the Servant of the People”.

3 Sociology. Ratings of “the Servant of the People” and the President decline.

4 Increasing tariffs and the protests.

5 The parliament of Ukraine adopted a law on the national referendum.

The Storming of the Capitol Seven Consequences for the American Political System

It does not really matter who masterminded and orchestrated the storming of the Capitol, nor who is trying to exploit the situation. Whether it was a special operation by the Democrats to suppress the resistance of the Republicans during the certification of the electors’ votes, or it was just a repercussion of the crowd effect and a commonplace stupidity, or it was indeed masterminded by the US President Donald Trump who was trying to put pressure on the Senate (which is the most likely) – all these versions are substantial, yet all of them are unimportant altogether.

Analysis of public procurement in the medical industry for October-December 2020

The field of medicine in independent Ukraine has always been a "repository" of corruption schemes. Over the past six years, the Ministry of Health has tried to reform it, especially in the area of ​​public procurement and to combat large-scale "leakages" of public finances, but despite all attempts at corruption and abuse, it has not been completely overcome.

Wie Unternehmen aus der EU auf die Krim gelangen

Ungeachtet der Sanktionen, die vom Westen gegen die Russische Föderation wegen der Annexion der Krim verhängt wurden, setzen nicht wenige europäische Firmen ihre Arbeit auf der Halbinsel fort. Außerdem gehen neue Unternehmen dorthin. Zum Teil steht das damit in Verbindung, dass das „Krim-Sanktionspaket“ von der Sache her nominell ist und ebenfalls aufgrund der sich verstärkenden Finanzkrise. Russland knausert bei Investitionen auf der Halbinsel nicht.

UIP signed Cooperation Agreement with the Cherkasy National University

The Ukrainian Institute of Politics and the Bohdan Khmelnytsky Cherkasy National University signed a Cooperation Agreement with the aim of developing partnerships in the field of improving scientific programs and organizing the educational process.

In order to create and implement strategic projects and educational programs in the field of higher education, the parties planned to exchange information, organize general meetings and events.

The Emerging Nakhchivan Corridor

As the details of the Karabakh deal are being fleshed out, the stipulation on the new corridor through Armenian territory has caused great debate. Beyond the signatories of the deal, Iran and Georgia are particularly worried as any meaningful change to the connectivity patterns in the South Caucasus could harm their transit capabilities.

Ukraine-Russia lawsuit. Chronology of the case on "Yanukovych's debts" and further prospects

On December 17, 2013, in Moscow, President Yanukovych signed an agreement on a $ 15 billion loan from Russia. The $ 3 billion loan was to be the first tranche of the loan. According to the agreement, the provision of funds was not direct. Ukraine has issued Eurobonds under a Russian loan. The parties have previously agreed that all disputes will be resolved under British law.

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