Experts say Ukraine's main failures in foreign policy in the first half of 2016 were the delay in the decision on a visa-free regime between Ukraine and the European Union, as well as a lack of progress in the Minsk process.
As evidenced by the results of an expert survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, voiced at a press conference in Kyiv, among Ukraine's failures in foreign policy are a losing referendum on ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association in the Netherlands, the delay in the decision on a visa-free regime with the EU, lack of progress in the Minsk process and in restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
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Among Ukraine's main failures in domestic policy is a lack of real results in the fight against corruption, lack of responsibility for corruption, "conditionality" of the parliamentary coalition, low efficiency of the parliament, a sharp rise in housing tariffs and the ill-conceived system of subsidies.
The Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation conducted the survey "Political results of the six months of 2016" on July 14-21. Some 50 experts were polled.