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The European Court of Human Rights has yet to rule in Yuriy Lutsenko’s case
23 April, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
The mayoral election in Kyiv will be the first test to reveal the united opposition’s ability to resist the technologies that will be used by the government to ensure the necessary outcome of parliamentary and presidential elections
17 April, 2012   ▪   Serhiy Hrabovsky
An investigation has revealed the essence of Ukraine’s current “national projects”program: these are mostly frauds covered up by hollow promises
17 April, 2012
PACE Monitoring Committee Co-Rapporteurs have once again visited Ukraine where they were finally allowed to see Yuriy Lutsenko and talk to the Prosecutor General. In an interview with The Ukrainian Week, Mailis Reps, Co-Rapporteur of the Monitoring Committee and an Estonian MP, shares her impressions of a meeting with Lutsenko and others and adverse trends she spotted in Kyiv.
11 April, 2012   ▪   Zhanna Bezpiatchuk
Participating in a London round-table, Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky used his impeccable manners and good command of English to try to present a very positive picture of Ukraine in the world's financial capital
11 April, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Tsioupine
Despite pressure and money, despite manipulating election legislation and bribing entire social groups with financial injections from the budget, Ukraine’s leadership feels increasingly insecure. The fear of losing power is gradually turning into panic as current officials become increasingly aware that one day they will be held accountable for violating written and unwritten social laws
3 April, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
It looks like the latest local by-election was a platform for testing mechanisms that could be used in the 2012 parliamentary election
30 March, 2012   ▪   Andrii Duda
Despite implementing large-scale image-building projects, which were largely directed towards the European audience, Petro Poroshenko has no alternative choices for the nation’s development. He has always been part and parcel of the post-soviet oligarchic system
30 March, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
None of the existing opposition parties really seek demonopolization, separation of business and government, or desovietization
30 March, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
Ukraine has an objective demand for a right-centre alternative aiming at liberating and supporting private initiative, radical separation between government and business, and the rapid de-sovietisation of society
30 March, 2012   ▪   Rostyslav Pavlenko
If you can't win over an opponent, try to distort what he says. Apparently, Party of Regions member Serhiy Kivalov has been following that motto as he tells Ukrainians in his numerous interviews that the president of GRECO, Marin Mrčela, the Council of Europe’s Group of States Against Corruption, allegedly opposes the decriminalization of Articles 364 and 365 of the Criminal Code under which Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko were sentenced.
21 March, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
New appointments in the government are more of a window-dressing than an overhaul of the elite
15 March, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
Ukraine is governed by prison rules
12 March, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
Europe seems to finally have understood who it is dealing with in Ukraine. The Ukrainian president is taking a lot of abuse for his policies from one European official after another
7 March, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar   ▪   1
Crimea is implementing a project likely to neutralise the protest movement of the Crimean Tatars and in the future undermine the influence of the Mejlis
7 March, 2012   ▪   Anvar Derkach
Luca Volontè chairs the European People’s Party, the biggest political group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). In his interview with The Ukrainian Week, Mr. Volontè evaluates the verdict in former minister Lutsenko’s case and suggests possible sanctions against Ukraine if the latter continues to ignore the CoE’s recommendations
5 March, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
The euphoria over the Law “On Access to Public Information” is gradually evaporating
28 February, 2012   ▪   Alina Pastukhova
Recent appointments suggest that Yanukovych does not trust the Party of Regions’ “cadre reserve”
24 February, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
Viktor Yanukovych continues reshuffling personnel after replacing chiefs of power structures
24 February, 2012   ▪   Alina Pastukhova
The government is searching for mechanisms to offset the huge loss of popularity over the past two years. It appears that administrative leverage, manipulations and falsifications are going to be applied on a massive scale.
24 February, 2012   ▪   Leonid Aleksandrov
The Constitutional Court is bringing social policy out of the legislative field to be manually managed by the government. This signals preparations for the election
24 February, 2012   ▪   Andriy Kovalenko
Whose interests will the new SBU Chief protect?
24 February, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
The Constitutional Court is losing its reputation as an independent arbiter and is turning into yet another component of the presidential hierarchy
23 February, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
Court hearings in the Yuriy Lutsenko case are over. So are lawyers’ debates. Just days ago, Kyiv Pechersk District Court ruled that the verdict would be announced on February 27. Apparently, prosecutors feel they have to rush, possibly to forestall the verdict of the European Court of Human Rights
23 February, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Several law enforcement officers who were responsible for producing cases against Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko have been promoted. Intriguingly, almost all of them have been moved to Ivano-Frankivsk
22 February, 2012   ▪   Anton Karpinsky
If the Ukrainian government does not change its domestic policies, the country will face international isolation and subjugation to Russia after the 2012 European Football Championship
22 February, 2012   ▪   Rostyslav Pavlenko
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