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National policy responses to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine and selected countries. Pandemic and containment measures have had a serious negative impact not only on population health but also on…
Who Benefits from the Pandemic?
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Who Benefits from the Pandemic?

COVID-19 has changed the whole world and not always negatively. For example, environmentalists say that during isolation, the average number of “good quality air days” in China increased by 21.5%. European satellites have observed a…
Poles fined Gazprom for “Nord Stream-2”
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Poles fined Gazprom for “Nord Stream-2”

Poland’s antitrust regulator (UOKiK) has fined Russia’s Gazprom about 50 million euros in the construction of the “Nord Stream-2” gas pipeline. According to the press service of the Polish agency, the reason for prosecution was…
Donbas Conflict: Frontline Life under Fire
Society

Donbas Conflict: Frontline Life under Fire

The Ukrainian-controlled Stanytsia Luhanska, with a population of about 13,000 inhabitants, is close to the Zhovtnevy district of occupied Luhansk. Before the war, there were strong socio-economic and infrastructural ties between Luhansk and Stanytsia Luhanska. To date, these ties disappeared, and none can find an…
Gambling Business in Ukraine Comes out: What's Next?
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Gambling Business in Ukraine Comes out: What's Next?

On 14 July, the Ukrainian’s Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) issued the Law “On State Regulation of Activities Concerning the Organisation and Conducting of Gambling,” which authorises gambling in the state. Legalization of gambling has so far…
Donbas Conflict: Future of Frontline Cities
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Donbas Conflict: Future of Frontline Cities

Toretsk is a city located close to occupied Horlivka. In summer of 2014, it was made free of illegal armed groups. Although, unlike the liberated Slovyansk or Kramatorsk, Toretsk did not become a peaceful settlement…