Frozen conflict brings economic stagnation to Ukraine’s Donbas region

Seven years on from the outbreak of hostilities in the east of Ukraine, a once-economically vibrant region is mired in economic stagnation, with little prospect of respite.  There is still shooting in Donbas. Most evenings, soldiers on either side of the contact line – the 472 kilometre-long “border” separating Ukrainian government-controlled territory from Russia-backed separatists … Continue reading Frozen conflict brings economic stagnation to Ukraine’s Donbas region