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1 February, 2016Politics
Having studied the experience of legal system reforms in various countries, I can say that even though I am critical about every process in Ukraine, still I am an optimist
23 April, 2015Politics
Law enforcement reforms
27 February, 2014World
In early February, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks paid an urgent visit to Ukraine to assess the situation with human rights, including the way law enfrocers treated protesters, in Kyiv and regions. Based on his visit, a report will be drafted to be presented to the CoE Committee of Ministers. The Ukrainian Week talks to Mr. Muižnieks about his preliminary findings back in Strasbourg
20 February, 2014News
MPs pass a resolution to stop the use force by the police in downtown Kyiv, The Ukrainian Week’s journalist reports from Parliament
20 February, 2014News
The bodies of eight people shot dead covered with blankets are on Maidan Nezalezhnosti close to the Kozatskyi hotel
21 January, 2014News
Representatives of the Maidan NGO were not present at the talks with National Security and Defence Council Chair Andriy Kliuyev, Advisor to President Andriy Portnov and Justice Minister Olena Lukash assigned to seek a solution to the current crisis in negotiations with the civil society and opposition by President Yanukovych, says ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko
20 January, 2014News
Vitaliy Klitschko and Andriy Parubiy guarantee officers no persecution and the right to serve in posts equivalent to the ones they hold now should they withdraw and cease all forceful actions demanded by Yanukovych in a written statement posted on the EuroMaydan account in Facebook
23 December, 2013Politics
The choice of scapegoats for the bloody dispersal of the EuroMaidan proves that Yanukovych is leaning towards the pro-Russian lobby
11 December, 2013News
Police have abandoned an attempt to dislodge anti-government protesters from their strongholds in Kiev on the 11th of December. Clashes lasted the whole night, BBC reports.
25 August, 2013Society
Police officers admit that the Ukrainian law enforcement system is so corrupt that they themselves have become trapped
19 August, 2013Politics
The flight of Petro Melnyk, a notorious rector of the National Tax Service University arrested while taking a bribe, from under house arrest exposes the severe degradation of Ukrainian law enforcement
24 July, 2013
According to various estimates conducted by international organizations, Ukraine ranks from second to fourth in the number of police officers in the country per person. Usually, we are ranked next to Russia, Belarus and Brunei… This news brings to mind two questions: 1) Are we really that rich? 2) Are we really so protected?
19 July, 2013Society
Frustration with the government, the attacks of professionally trained thugs and the lawlessness of the police are the current reality in rebellious Pervomaisk
31 May, 2013Society
In Ukraine, an army of street fighters is being established under the supervision of law enforcers
31 May, 2013Society
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
11 April, 2013News
Amnesty International urged Ukrainian authorities to stop the high level of torture and other ill treatment which is being carried out by its police, is said in a statement on the official website of the organization.
1 April, 2013
Georgian ex-Deputy Minister of Justice talks about the implementation of the new Criminal Procedure Code in Ukraine and Georgia’s criminal justice reform experience
15 March, 2013Security
The SBU, Ukraine’s Security Service, inherited its style from the Soviet KGB. It keeps playing into the hands of its Russian counterpart, the FSB and persecutes opposition members, as well as Ukrainian and foreign activists
15 March, 2013Security
The future adequate Ukrainian government will have to create powerful national security services, otherwise Ukraine’s sovereignty will always be at risk. So far, the SBU is run by people whose biographies, earlier careers and views are connected to one foreign state that has never accepted Ukraine’s independence.
21 January, 2013Society
Copwatch, a global campaign to stop police brutality, is gaining ground in Ukraine as local ‘copwatchers’ observe and document police misconduct
26 November, 2012
The behaviour of the supreme power in Ukraine in the last 20 years has consistently called forth doubts regarding Ukrainian sovereignty.
24 November, 2012Investigation
Oligarch-owned private “armies” are set to benefit from the new law on security activities
23 November, 2012Politics
Personnel rotations began at Ukrainian law enforcement agencies after the election.
4 June, 2012Investigation
The government is only pretending to fight crime among the ranks of law enforcement
27 October, 2011Politics
The Ukrainian police force outnumbers the military. Armed to the teeth, it can only fight against citizens but not protect them
23 October, 2011
Ukraine’s police lack professionalism and are being used to achieve political goals rather than perform their main duties
22 October, 2011Investigation
Ukraine is attracting hitmen largely because corruption is rampant and professionals are leaving law enforcement agencies
14 October, 2011Politics
On 12 October, Amnesty International presented a report on widespread tortures and ill-treatment, racketeering, and arbitrary detention by Ukrainian police
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November 21, the 4th anniversary of the Maidan, begins in Kyiv with a prayer for the Heavenly Hundred, the protesters killed at Instytutska Street in February 2014, and the victims of earlier shootings, police violence throughout the revolution
21 November, Stanislav Kozliuk,
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?
20 November, Andriy Holub,
What political ambitions do Yulia Tymoshenko and her party hope to achieve before the 2019 elections?
20 November, 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
20 November, Andriy Holub,
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