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Ukrainian prisons are nowhere near European standards
3 May, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Innocent people trapped in the grindstones of Ukraine’s law enforcement machine often have only two options: admit their guilt and end up behind bars, or spend a long time proving their innocence and get released as invalids
3 May, 2012   ▪   Yaroslava Movchun
Marianna Kaat speaks about her attitude to the scandalous removal of her film Pit No.8 from a festival
18 April, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
Documentaries about Donbas coalminers: social antagonism instead of regional patriotism
18 April, 2012   ▪   Lesia Kulchytska
A firm choice of the language in which to speak allows people to shape their environment rather than be shaped by it
18 April, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
Under the current circumstances in Ukraine, most bilingual people ultimately become Russian-speakers
18 April, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Forming a fully-fledged civil society in Ukraine is still a challenge because the numerous existing NGOs have failed to become its foundation
17 April, 2012   ▪   Ihor Kondratenko
Ukraine has more and more civic movements, the activities of which are not only directed towards ensuring the awareness of society and those in power of specific problems, but also their resolution
17 April, 2012   ▪   Dmytro Vovnianko
It is common knowledge that we most empathise with someone in whose place we might find ourselves. Rank and file citizens of Mykolaiv took to the streets in order to send a number of monsters who are the sons of influential parents behind bars.
3 April, 2012   ▪   Maksym Vikhrov
The people of Donbas already regret their political choice of the past decade and are more ready than ever to protest, even though they still lack a clear alternative to the current regime.
30 March, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
The Church of England and Catholic Church condemn plans to allow gay marriages
22 March, 2012   ▪   Michael Binyon
Metropolitan Sofroniy Dmytruk talks about the intrigue surrounding the election of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate
14 March, 2012   ▪   Anatoliy Khlivnyi
Ukraine’s key demographic problem is a high mortality rate caused by the poor health of its population, a demographer says
14 March, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
More than anything else, over the 20 years of its independence, Ukrainian authorities have pretended to solve the nation’s demographics troubles
14 March, 2012   ▪   Andrii Duda
Where did 6 million Ukrainians go?
14 March, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Given the low quality of utility services, particularly heating, many Ukrainians are switching to autonomous heating. The Ukrainian Week has found, however, that this kind of independence is not always justified
12 March, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
The Party of power us looking at museums, cultural heritage and “sects”
12 March, 2012   ▪   Viktor Yelensky
They’re not waiting for the Ukrainian highway patrol to become honest or for drivers to start respecting the rules. Activists from the social movements “I Park Like an Idiot,” “Road Control” and “I Drive Well and Sober” promote ethical conduct among drivers
12 March, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
Petro Antyp speaks about the mentality of Donetsk, the color of Ukraine and the Horlivka School of Sculpture
13 February, 2012   ▪   Les Belei
in a Russian-speaking or bilingual environment
2 February, 2012   ▪   Inna Zavhorodnya
Several official languages are an inefficient tool in solving language and national issues
2 February, 2012   ▪   Andriy Skumin
The media have recently been overwhelmed with messages signaling constricted use of the Ukrainian language
1 February, 2012   ▪   Andrii Duda
Cécile Vaissié: “Democratic traditions work only when the government is balanced by an independent judiciary and freedom of speech”
27 January, 2012   ▪   Alla Lazareva
Why pension reform was bound to trigger protests
26 January, 2012   ▪   Vitalii Melnychuk
The Ukrainian Railroad is being reformed at the expense of its passengers and employees
25 January, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
Economist Conferences are hosting Feeding the World on February 8th 2012 in Geneva, assembling the most respected names from agribusiness, policy, international agencies, science and the NGO community
19 January, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
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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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