Complex and fluid internal dynamics are in motion as a result of the ongoing struggle between the system of old rules and vested interests on the one hand, and a strong demand and pressure from society and a new generation of policymakers for new rules on the other, as well as the ongoing conflict with Russia.

The major focus for Chatham House research on Ukraine is the Ukraine Forum, a unique platform providing insight on the country's internal dynamics in key policy areas, as well as its international relations.