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People in a small town of Vradiyivka stand up with the demand to punish two policemen who brutally raped and beat a local female resident and tried to hush up the crime under the protection of highly-placed superiors. Meanwhile, spontaneous protests spark here and there for various reasons. Do local revolts reflect wider social sentiments?
8 July, 2013   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
Ukraine has often turned a blind eye to international refugee law. This is another blow to its reputation in the world
7 July, 2013   ▪   Hanna Trehub
Director of the Bureau for Europe of UNHCR speaks on refugees in Europe and Ukraine
7 July, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
While more and more countries abolish death penalty, most people in authoritarian countries still strongly support execution
26 June, 2013   ▪   Michael Binyon
A British Russophile shares his views on the spiritual roots of the demographic tragedy affecting the Russian nation
14 June, 2013   ▪   Bohdan Tsioupine
Why philanthropy is not popular in Ukraine
14 June, 2013   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
In Ukraine, an army of street fighters is being established under the supervision of law enforcers
31 May, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Mykhelson
The emerging strategic competition between Germany and Russia will be based on contrasting principles of governance, rule of law, human rights, and economic discipline that will impact on the entire continent.
31 May, 2013   ▪   Janusz Bugajski
The Ukrainian Week talks to one of the athletes, who earn their living at rallies and in raider attacks, about May 18 and how the fighters end up in politics
31 May, 2013   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
A year after the championship: broken roads, empty airports and unprofitable stadiums
15 May, 2013   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Ukrainian newspapers, magazines, radio stations and TV channels are anything but business. Their purpose is anything but the foundation of democracy in society
30 April, 2013   ▪   Yuriy Makarov
While Russia accuses Ukraine of "forced Ukrainization", Ukrainian-speakers face discrimination today, just like they did in times of colonial dependence
30 April, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
There are many reasons why Ukrainian society is degrading. For one thing, the so-called elites who should be the vanguard of society and whose values influence the rest of society are extremely lowbrow.
25 April, 2013   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
A social movement organized through Facebook encourages businesses to respect Ukrainian-speaking consumers and use Ukrainian when they operate in Ukraine
14 April, 2013   ▪   Maria Zaslavska
Oleksandr Zheliba, lecturer at Nizhyn University in Chernihiv Oblast, encourages his students to write Wikipedia articles instead of reports and projects
12 April, 2013   ▪   Liubomyr Krupnytskyi
How university rectors are turning their offices into lucrative lifelong sinecures
31 March, 2013   ▪   Ihor Likarchuk
Based on a specific mindset, dependence, financial mechanisms, tactics and traditions, the Ukrainian press is closer to its genetic predecessors – Soviet party agitation and propaganda – rather than its modern counterparts in the world
15 March, 2013   ▪   Serhiy Lytvynenko
Who runs the illegal coal business in the Donbas
15 March, 2013   ▪   Nataliya Gumenyuk
Filmmaker and photographer Mimi Chakarova: “The fastest way to crush the human spirit is to sell a person into slavery”
22 February, 2013   ▪   Hanna Trehub
Suppressing voices in their heads, focusing on real sounds and adjusting the dosage of medicine - why Ukrainians with bipolar disorder would do anything just to stay out of a psychiatric hospital
22 February, 2013   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Dutch Sovietologist Robert van Voren speaks about Soviet repressive psychiatry and its surviving offshoots
22 February, 2013   ▪   Hanna Trehub
Internet movements are helping Ukrainians to overcome intimidation, disseminate accurate information and coordinate activism, yet they should not be viewed as an alternative to street protests
8 February, 2013   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Copwatch, a global campaign to stop police brutality, is gaining ground in Ukraine as local ‘copwatchers’ observe and document police misconduct
21 January, 2013   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
In 2013, the Ukrainian workforce expects redundancies, while enterprises are preparing for the large scale optimization of personnel
21 January, 2013   ▪   Margarita Ormotsadze
Tajik migrant workers as vehicles of historical vengeance
9 January, 2013   ▪   Katerina Barabash
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with joy. May the new year bring you peace, happiness and prosperity!
17 December, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
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Despite its currently low ratings, Arseniy Yatseniuk’s Narodniy Front has managed to remain in the major league of Ukrainian politics
14 June, Roman Malko,
Human rights activists release an analytical report on the violations of the right to peaceful assembly in the occupied Crimea
14 June, Daryna Fedenko,
Three years after being elected, the president faces the same problems as his predecessors
8 June, Roman Malko,
How Ukrainian social media users react to the President
8 June, Andriy Holub,
 
 
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