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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Q&A: What Does Archbishop Huzar’s Example Mean for Ukraine?
    Jun08

    Q&A: What Does Archbishop Huzar’s Example Mean for Ukraine?

    Archbishop Lubomyr Huzar, who died on May 31, was the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and a leading moral authority for a very large number of Ukrainians …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian journalist Stanyslav Vasin feared captured by Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas
    Jun08

    Ukrainian journalist Stanyslav Vasin feared captured by Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas

    Donetsk journalist Stanyslav Vasin has not been seen or heard from since June 2, and this mother reports that there are signs of a break in and search in his flat. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    ’Judge’ in Soviet-style trial of Crimean Tatar leader is wanted by Ukraine for treason
    Jun08

    ’Judge’ in Soviet-style trial of Crimean Tatar leader is wanted by Ukraine for treason

    The first hearing on ‘the merits’ of the case against Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Ilmi Umerov has ended without any trace of merits visible. It was clear that the prosecution had amassed a vast amount of irrelevant documents and witness testimony so as to conceal the lack of any evidence, while attempting to present the semblance of a...

    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to Power
    Jun07

    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to Power

    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to PowerMatthew SchaafJune 7, 2017By stepping back from consultation with civil society groups, Ukrainian officials are sidelining a force that drove the 2014 revolution and subsequent democratic reforms. …read more Source: Freedom...

    “Ideas Worth Fighting For”: A Conversation with Janis Rozkalns
    Jun07

    “Ideas Worth Fighting For”: A Conversation with Janis Rozkalns

    My primary motivation for meeting with Janis Rozkalns was to ask him “why?” Rozkalns received Latvia’s highest honor, the Order of the Three Stars, for running one of the Soviet Union’s largest anti-communist groups during the 70s and 80s. Why did he resist the Soviet occupation? Why did he illegally print and distribute religious...

    Dodgy life sentence proves no impediment for Ukraine Supreme Court judge vacancy
    Jun07

    Dodgy life sentence proves no impediment for Ukraine Supreme Court judge vacancy

    Ukraine’s first competition for Supreme Court judges is coming to a close, and, as feared, the selection commission has already overridden the Public Integrity Council’s very serious objections to a number of candidates, including one of the judges who sentenced Volodymyr Panasenko to life for a crime he almost certainly did not...

    Why would INTERPOL & Ukraine help Russia seize another political prisoner?
    Jun07

    Why would INTERPOL & Ukraine help Russia seize another political prisoner?

    Ildar Valiev, a Tatar from Kazan whom Russia wants to imprison for involvement in a peaceful organization that is legal in Ukraine has been placed under arrest pending extradition in Odesa …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Congress Pushes Tougher Line on Russia
    Jun06

    Congress Pushes Tougher Line on Russia

    On May 5th, US President Donald Trump signed H.R. 244, his first major piece of legislation since taking office. Also known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, this legislation effectively funds the US government effective till September. It did not come from Trump’s budget proposals, but rather from a series of Congressional...

    Russia Attempted to Influence French and Dutch Elections With Suspect Polls
    Jun06

    Russia Attempted to Influence French and Dutch Elections With Suspect Polls

    Introduction Earlier this week, Vladimir Putin denied alleged Russian interference in the French presidential election. But evidence shows Russian state media used dubious opinion poll data in the run up to the French election to promote Francois Fillon, at a time when mainstream polls showed him trailing in third place. Shortly before the French...

    Russian Court Convicts Ukrainian Librarian of Inciting Hatred
    Jun06

    Russian Court Convicts Ukrainian Librarian of Inciting Hatred

    Natalia Sharina spent 15 months under house arrest while awaiting trial for possessing banned books. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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