Things in Ukraine keep looking up. Ukrainian singer Jamala’s victory at the Eurovision 2016 international song contest, Nadiya Savchenko’s release from a Russian jail cell, and dozens of other pieces of positive news have all helped boost public morale. After two years of hardship, Ukrainians are still afraid to believe that the worst has passed — but the recent stream of encouraging news leaves less and less room for pessimism. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “The Worst is Over”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.