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24 October, 2012World
The fall session of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) proved that the real confrontation on the European continent is about values rather than geopolitics
24 October, 2012
Andreas Gross, head of the PACE observers delegation to Ukraine and Chairman of the PACE Social Democratic Group, told The Ukrainian Week about the developments following his previous interview.
19 September, 2012Politics
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, spoke with The Ukrainian Week about his attitudes toward Ukraine’s new language law, the work of the Ukrainian judiciary and parliament, and the prospect of Strasbourg imposing sanctions against Ukraine.
28 January, 2012
27 January, 2012Politics
"Tymoshenko case is more political than the Khodorkovsky case"
27 January, 2012Politics
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, 2012Politics
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, 2012Politics
The Council of Europe reports look discouragingly similar
27 January, 2012Politics
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, 2012World
Genevieve Garrigos, President of Amnesty International France, talks about how to defend human rights
27 January, 2012Politics
Valentyna Telychenko: "Dependent courts are a bigger problem for Ukraine than the imperfect Criminal Code"
27 January, 2012Politics
Mikael Lyngbo: Ukraine has decent legislation,but gaps in procedural process
27 January, 2012Politics
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, 2012Politics
Andres Herkel: 'The problem of Ukrainian politics consists of the perception that deputies' money is more important than their personal traits.'
27 January, 2012Politics
Freedom House President David Kramer: “It looks like Ukrainian leaders are using the judiciary to prosecute their opponents” *
27 January, 2012Politics
The country in which tortures and inhuman jail conditions are of a norm could not negotiate on the Association Agreement
27 January, 2012Politics
The Draft PACE Resolution outlines the problems with democracy in Ukraine, but does not provide for any sanctions
27 January, 2012Society
Cécile Vaissié: “Democratic traditions work only when the government is balanced by an independent judiciary and freedom of speech”
27 January, 2012Economics
The government’s “anti-corruption” efforts do not affect the roots of the evil
27 January, 2012Politics
Those in power have removed all barriers from the path to a loyal Supreme Court
27 January, 2012Politics
Ukraine’s public organizations are hampered by outdated legislation and red tape
27 January, 2012Politics
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, 2012Politics
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
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Ukraine’s Parliament has started to change the electoral system. Will they be able to finish the job and what will change if the reform goes through?
today, Andriy Holub,
What political ambitions do Yulia Tymoshenko and her party hope to achieve before the 2019 elections?
today, Roman Malko,
According to recent sociological studies, there have been no significant changes in the mood of Ukrainians over the last three years. The scarcity of demonstrations cannot be attributed to loyalty to the current government, but rather to the fact that the opposition is equally far away from understanding what the citizens need and how these needs can be met
today, Andriy Holub,
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,
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