28 May 2010
An SBU officer tries to have a “preventive talk” with Rev. Borys Gudziak, rector of
12 July 2010
A presidential edict reshuffles the Shevchenko Prize Committee. Artists with an independent civic position are kicked out and loyal ones take their places.
30 July 2010
Blogger and writer Oleh Shynkarenko is summoned to the SBU over his LJ posts.
8 September 2010
The SBU detains historian Ruslan Zabily and confiscates all his electronic information storage devices, citing “leakage of state secrets.”
10 January 2011
The police search, at 6 a.m., the apartment of writers Maryna Bratsylo and Yurii Noha who are suspected of terrorism
12 January 2011
Maria Matios writes an open letter to Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka saying that she is being pressured and persecuted.
21 January 2011
Draft Law “On Higher Education” contains the norm for the number of students that an education institution must have to qualify as a university. If adopted, it may lead to the dissolution of