Ukraine

Scholarly Publications

Breakthrough or Breakdown? The Future of Democracy in Ukraine

December 2003

When the Wave Hits a Shoal: The Internal and External Dimensions of Russia's Turn Away from Democracy

May 2006

When Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia in March 2000, the country bequeathed to him by his predecessor, Boris Yeltsin, was an unconsolidated, often disorderly and raucous electoral...

Pigs, Wolves and the Evolution of Post-Soviet Competitive Authoritarianism, 1992-2005

June 2006

This paper explores the sources of both autocratic breakdown and democratization in the context of the six post-Soviet countries that emerged as competitive authoritarian between 1990 and 1995:...

Other Publications

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

Public Broadcasting in Ukraine: What Does it Take to Break Decades of Inertia and an Avalanche of Resistance?

July 2017

On March 25, 2014 Zurab Alasania became the newly appointed Head of NTKU (National TV Company of Ukraine) and faced the challenges of creating a public broadcasting institution.

ProZorro - From a Volunteer Initiative to a Major State Reform

March 2018

This case examines the decision process of a team of volunteers that started a public procurement reform named ProZorro.

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

A Washington Perspective (on the Ukrainian Elections)

October 2004

Sergei Markov is right to worry about potential unrest and instability in Ukraine after the upcoming presidential vote.

Ukraine's Election is Pivotal

October 2004

One of the decade's biggest events in Europe is happening at the end of October - the Ukrainian presidential election.

Events

A New Wave of Democratic Revolutions? Comparing Georgia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus

May 18, 2005

This is a round table symposium organized jointly by CDDRL and CREEES. Participants will include visitors from Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus and CDDRL's own Steve LeVine and Gail Lapidus.

Democracy Promotion and the Presidential Elections in Belarus

April 5, 2006

Trygve Olson is a political and public affairs professional who brings nearly twenty years of experience, working on five continents, to his profession.

Why did Russia Succeed in Building a Market Economy But Not a Democracy?

January 31, 2007

Anders Åslund joined the Institute for International Economics in 2006.

Projects

Transitions from Hybrid Regimes: External Influence and Domestic Constraints in Rule of Law Reforms

The Rule of Law is perhaps the key indicator of democratic consolidation and quality, yet its development has eluded many transitional states.
English

People

Kathryn Stoner Deputy Director, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow
Artem Romanyukov Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Kateryna Bondar Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Pavel Vrzeshch Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL