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    Poroshenko Orders Ukrainian Military Focus on Crimea, Black Sea
    Feb29

    Poroshenko Orders Ukrainian Military Focus on Crimea, Black Sea

    February 29, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Early Elections in Ukraine Aren’t So Scary. Here’s Why
    Feb29

    Early Elections in Ukraine Aren’t So Scary. Here’s Why

    The dominant view in Washington is that Ukraine must avoid early parliamentary elections. Many Ukrainians, however, see them as inevitable and ultimately they decide. Therefore, we need to discuss not if early parliamentary elections should be held, but instead how and when.Both the United States and the European Union reckon that Ukraine needs...

    Thousands March to Honor Slain Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb29

    Thousands March to Honor Slain Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

    On anniversary of opposition figure’s murder, Muscovites take to streets with banners saying ‘Heroes never die’, ‘Russia will be free!’. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Rule of Law in Contemporary Ukraine
    Feb29

    The Rule of Law in Contemporary Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan protest movement, which brought about the fall of President Yanukovych in 2014, has led to a comprehensive process of reforms. However, this process is being hampered and delayed by a large number of internal and external hurdles. There are particularly significant obstacles to establishing a state governed by the rule...

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away
    Feb29

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away

    After two years of a pro-Western, pro-reform government, corruption is once again fueling political crisis in Kiev. At stake are billions of dollars, much of it siphoned from state-owned enterprises, and interests that allegedly extend to Ukraine’s leadership, including business circles close to both President Petro Poroshenko and Prime...

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom
    Feb29

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom

    Rather than separating the government from the oligarch class, or demolishing the old state apparatus, the top priority was to ensure that everyone — no matter how unsavory — would stay in the fight against the Russians. FP: How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    Poroshenko signs “party dictatorship” law
    Feb29

    Poroshenko signs “party dictatorship” law

    Today, Feb. 25, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed notorious “party dictatorship” bill No. 3700 into law, which will let parties delete party candidates from their election lists after elections, according to an announcement on the page of the law on the parliament’s official website. Despite the fact that lawmakers had refused...

    Poroshenko signs law ratifying NATO representation status in Ukraine
    Feb29

    Poroshenko signs law ratifying NATO representation status in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko signed law on ratification of the agreement between the Government of Ukraine and NATO on the status of the NATO mission to Ukraine. The document was signed on September 22, 2015 in the course of the visit of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Ukraine. The abovementioned agreement provides for the establishment...

    Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee files case against Privatbank
    Feb29

    Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee files case against Privatbank

    The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has opened a case against public joint-stock company commercial bank PrivatBank, the committee’s press service has reported. The committee said that it asked PrivatBank to provide information as part of two ‘oil’ investigations, but the bank refused to do this. “The Antimonopoly Committee filed...

    Forget the Voters: Ukraine’s Leaders Bring in ‘Party Dictatorship’
    Feb29

    Forget the Voters: Ukraine’s Leaders Bring in ‘Party Dictatorship’

    President Poroshenko has ignored calls to veto a bill which has been condemned as a violation of electoral rights which could be used to enable parties to ignore voters’ choice and bring in obedient MPs, or those who pay most …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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