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16 July, 2020Breaking news
Ukraine wants to increase its annual state budget by imposing additional taxes on local operations of tech giants like Apple, Netflix and Facebook
26 April, 2020
The last electoral cycle in Ukraine ended with the total defeat of traditional politicians and parties at the national level
11 April, 2020Breaking news
The ex-lawmaker is a business partner of Erik Prince
11 April, 2020Politics
Someone is trying to turn language into an issue yet again. What are they doing and why?
23 February, 2020Politics
The Zelenskiy team is slowly adapting to the frozen conflict in occupied Donbas
9 February, 2020World
Why the Indian сitizenship legislation renewed widespread protests
13 December, 2019World
Who conducts lawfare against Ukraine, and why?
30 November, 2019Politics
What criteria should be used to evaluate strategies for the reintegration of the Donbas
4 November, 2019Breaking news
The foreign minister expressed strong support for Ukraine in finding a solution to the military conflict through the Minsk agreements
10 July, 2019Politics
The language bill, passed by the Ukrainian parliament in the end of April, has had many important aspects left out. Many of those were important features that would allow this legislation to enable effective Ukrainisation of the public sphere in Ukraine
12 May, 2019Breaking news
The president’s lawyer wants Ukrainian officials to investigate a call Joe Biden made about corruption
10 May, 2019Breaking news
Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, plans to travel to Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, in coming days
4 March, 2019Breaking news
Authorities in the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula have released the head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine in the region after briefly detaining him, a Russian lawyer says
22 February, 2019Society
The Ukrainian Week talked with a representative of the Swiss humanitarian organization Geneva Call on the contemporary conflicts, the features of the search for justice and the application of international humanitarian law in an armed conflict
4 January, 2019Politics
The institution of martial law could potentially have two kinds of impact: political and everyday. The question is, will it?
20 December, 2018History
Law and self-governance in Ukraine’s territory from the 14th through the 18th century
1 December, 2018Politics
About current situation in Ukraine and martial law
27 November, 2018Breaking news
Prosecutions launched in Crimean court against Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in Kerch strait on Sunday
26 November, 2018Breaking news
Ukrainian officials say at least six sailors were wounded and denies doing anything wrong, accusing Russia of military aggression
12 November, 2018Breaking news
The culprits were detained on bribe charges
13 March, 2018Politics
What’s new for Ukraine’s defense and security institutions in the President’s national security draft law?
21 February, 2018Politics
Important aspects of the new Deoccupation Law
10 January, 2018Society
What will change for teachers and students in 2018
10 January, 2018Society
Why Ukraine cannot yield to the pressure from its neighbors and how it can protect the state language
7 November, 2017Society
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
20 October, 2017Politics
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
23 June, 2017Society
Legislation and bills on the state language: current status and expectations
15 March, 2017World
The blockade of the occupied parts of the Donbas is a consequence of the irresponsible actions of the top leadership in Ukraine and their imitation war against Russia. The legal side of this confrontation could have a decisive impact
23 February, 2015
The Ukrainian Week discussed the situation with the new electoral legislative framework with Oleksandr Chernenko, the long-standing head of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine and Member of Parliament with the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko.
23 February, 2015Politics
Hopes for stamping out corruption, reforming law enforcement bodies and transforming the country in accordance with the European values are futile, unless major flaws in the Ukrainian electoral law are eradicated
26 January, 2015Politics
The Ukrainian Week spoke to former Deputy Interior Minister about the reform of the law enforcement, the prospects of Georgian know-how in Ukraine, and the future of volunteer battalions
28 June, 2014
The Ukrainian Week speaks to Susan Stewart from the Berlin-based SWP research center about the reasons for Germany’s ambivalence in the current Ukrainian crisis, Poland’s role as the geopolitical player in the region, and Euro-Atlantic relations
20 May, 2014Politics
If Ukraine’s top officials are unable to adequately assess the fatal outcome of their efforts in compromise seeking with Russia for Ukraine, they have no right to head the country. If they do realize the danger of the linguistic concession they are about to make, they should be treated as actors in the Russian cultural and language expansion in Ukraine who intentionally undermine its constitutional order and national statehood
1 February, 2014Politics
The authorities’ “concessions” did not address any of the original causes of the mass protests, leaving the confrontation at a standstill
26 January, 2014Politics
The Ukrainian Week talks to Viktor Musiyaka, one of the authors of the Constitution of Ukraine and a professor at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, about the current events. Far from giving a comforting opinion, the professor offers specific guidelines for overcoming the deep political crisis.
16 January, 2014News
Passed by the Party of Regions’ and Communist Party MPs in a hand vote, amendments to the Law on the Judiciary and the Status of Judges and procedural laws on additional measures for citizen protection and security may ultimately crush human rights in Ukraine, the Media Law Institute says in a statement
20 November, 2013History
Ukraine’s economic relations were originally European. So were its social lifestyle and institutions
17 October, 2013Society
College students in Odesa campaign against Ukrainophobia in local high schools
24 July, 2013
Signed in 1215 in England, Magna Carta had been a cornerstone of laws that had given ordinary citizens rights that the state could not violate throughout the centuries. Today, the concept of human rights has become increasingly controversial in Britain
19 July, 2013News
The new anti-corruption law recently passed by the legislature turns 470,000 civil servants into obedient performers of the Yanukovych regime’s will
10 July, 2013News
Ukraine drags behind by all Rule of Law Index criteria presented at the World Justice Forum in The Hague, The Ukrainian Week’s journalist Natalia Humeniuk reports
1 May, 2013
Democracy and the rule of law in post-Soviet Ukraine
8 February, 2013
Ukraine has turned into a veritable testing ground for various means to maintain power
13 September, 2012
In the minds of Ukraine’s leadership and entire political class sits a deep conviction that eastern and southern Ukraine does not understand or accept Ukrainian and that the language irks and outrages everyone there, meaning it is better to not even speak it in those regions.
31 August, 2012Politics
Recent developments signal that the Kolesnichenko-Kivalov language law is aimed at the renewed Russification of all Ukrainians regardless of their ethnic backgrounds
30 August, 2012Culture
Dagmar Ostrzhanska, director of the Czech Centre in Kyiv tells The Ukrainian Week of Czech-Ukrainian cultural relations, the Ukrainian art underground and the language inactivity of our compatriots.
28 August, 2012Politics
On Solving the Language Issue
23 August, 2012
Over the past twenty years, everyone has begun to get used to thinking that they could all be identical citizens of this country. That peaceful co-existence of different languages was possible. We have waited a long time for the civilized times to come. Now, the difference once again has a chance to grow visible.
3 August, 2012Politics
After signing the language bill Mr. Lytvyn will now turn into a politician who is completely under the control of the government which will drop him at the first opportunity.
25 July, 2012Politics
A guide to eliminating corruption and establishing the rule of law with a limited set of resources at hand
23 July, 2012
Contemporary Ukrainians reject the imperial civilisation that is identified by the Russian language
21 July, 2012Politics
The position of the Verkhovna Rada’s Speaker on the language law, regardless of his motivation, will determine his political future and his place in Ukrainian history
20 July, 2012Politics
During the protests in front of Ukrainian House the government has once more used the scenario of the soft, yet consistent narrowing of citizens’ rights to protest. The criminal cases are a perfect tool for pinpoint strikes against the most proactive protest participants.
6 June, 2012Politics
The Robert Schuman Foundation is one of the few European think tanks that systematically pays attention to Ukraine’s affairs. Its president, Jean-Dominique Giuliani, has personally come to Ukraine on a number of occasions. In his interview for The Ukrainian Week he looks at how Kyiv has failed to meet the standards of a rule-of-law state and offers his view on the persecution of former members of the government in the country.
22 May, 2012
How is it possible that Ukrainian laws and culture allow people to abuse animals and destroy the image of the nation?
16 May, 2011Politics
The draft law on elections published for the purpose of discussion reveals the ruling party’s strategy for the 2012 parliamentary election
7 April, 2011Politics
Neither owners nor tenants can rest assured their land in Ukraine is safe
7 April, 2011Politics
Local elections in Russia are an example of controlled elections for the Ukrainian government
5 April, 2011Politics
Government officials are restricting demand for land, scaring off foreign investors and preparing to grab any patch
12 March, 2011Politics
A "minor" violation of the Constitution grows into a scandal with criminal undertones
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