The regime of Viktor Yanukovych, which was
supported and encouraged by Vladimir Putin’s Russia, deepened the
system of corruption, forced political pressure
on the media and attempted to eliminate civil society and freedom in Ukraine.
The economy was brought to the brink of collapse. However, the people of
Ukraine overthrew this regime.
Following the EuroMaidan Revolution,
the new Ukrainian government implemented a series of policies designed to fight
corruption and create favorable conditions for doing business in Ukraine and to
attract foreign investment.
education, we share the government’s same planned goals of democratization, accountability, transparency, and
other important changes. Reforms
in higher education include: the destruction of authoritarian state control over
universities; the establishment of university autonomy; the program of interdisciplinary
integration; and the integration of Ukraine’s higher education system with the
European High Education Area.