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The coming parliamentary election may be an incentive to change the situation in the country if the opposition manages to rise to higher-quality politics
30 January, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
A recent reshuffle in the government reveals how much power Bankova Str. has concentrated in its hands
30 January, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
Although the conclusion of the PACE resolution on Ukraine contains a paragraph, which in principle allows the imposition of sanctions, none of the heads of this international organization are actually ready to define such possibility.
28 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
"Tymoshenko case is more political than the Khodorkovsky case"
27 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
On 15 December 2011, the PACE Monitoring Committee unanimously approved the Draft Resolution titled The Functioning of Democratic Institutions in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Week has interviewed Ukrainian and European politicians to learn their opinion on the developments PACE finds disturbing in Ukraine
27 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
On 15 December 2011, the PACE Monitoring Committee unanimously approved the Draft Resolution titled The Functioning of Democratic Institutions in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Week has interviewed Ukrainian and European experts, lawyers and political analysts to learn their opinion on the developments PACE finds disturbing in Ukraine
27 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The Council of Europe reports look discouragingly similar
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Thomas Hammarberg, the Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe, talks about his mission in Ukraine, the local judiciary system and the Tymoshenko case
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alina Pastukhova
Valentyna Telychenko: "Dependent courts are a bigger problem for Ukraine than the imperfect Criminal Code"
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Mikael Lyngbo: Ukraine has decent legislation,but gaps in procedural process
27 January, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
Corruption is a big problem in Ukraine. The country's ranking on Transparency International's list of corrupt nations in 2010 dropped to number 134 in the world
27 January, 2012   ▪   Hanne Severinsen
Andres Herkel: 'The problem of Ukrainian politics consists of the perception that deputies' money is more important than their personal traits.'
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Freedom House President David Kramer: “It looks like Ukrainian leaders are using the judiciary to prosecute their opponents” *
27 January, 2012   ▪   Zhanna Bezpiatchuk
The country in which tortures and inhuman jail conditions are of a norm could not negotiate on the Association Agreement
27 January, 2012   ▪   Ivan Halaichenko
The Draft PACE Resolution outlines the problems with democracy in Ukraine, but does not provide for any sanctions
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Those in power have removed all barriers from the path to a loyal Supreme Court
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alina Pastukhova
Ukraine’s public organizations are hampered by outdated legislation and red tape
27 January, 2012   ▪   Yulia Mykhailiuk
Yuriy Lutsenko told The Ukrainian Week about the manner in which Ukrainian courts interpret justice, why Orange politicians lost power and his future plans
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
The government has failed to convince either Ukrainians or the international community that the Tymoshenko case has nothing to do with politics. The Ukrainian Week asks Europeans their opinion on the trial against former Premier Yulia Tymoshenko and the situation in Ukraine
27 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
2011 was defined by Ukrainians able to overcome inertia
25 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The London-Edingburg confrontation around the Scotland’s independence referendum date exacerbates
23 January, 2012   ▪   Michael Binyon
French MP Christian Vanneste twice submitted a proposal to the French National Assembly to consider a bill on recognizing the Ukrainian Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people. In 2009, the European Parliament recognized this tragic event of 1932-33 as a crime against humanity, but the French legislature did not follow suit.
16 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
The Russian opposition brought tens of thousands to Moscow’s streets but is scared of a revolution
13 January, 2012   ▪   Roman Malko
PACE has declassified the report on Ukraine up for discussion on 26 January in Strasbourg. The Ukrainian Week posts the excerpts from the document
12 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The totalitarian regime in Russia is a fait accompli whose essence lies in the total denial of access to resources and a rejection of freedom of association
12 January, 2012   ▪   Yuri Afanasyev
The recent scandal over a “coup inside the BYuT” shows that the government’s expectation that Yulia Tymoshenko’s isolation would cause her political force to make mistakes is already becoming a reality
31 December, 2011   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
 
 
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