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27 February, 2020Breaking news
A man set himself ablaze in Ukraine Wednesday in a shocking caught-on-camera moment outside the nation’s president’s office
30 September, 2019Breaking news
A Ukrainian ex-prosecutor general has told the BBC there is no reason for his country to investigate President Donald Trump's political rival Joe Biden
8 November, 2018Breaking news
Mykola Guta was released on his personal recognizance
8 June, 2017
Ex-Deputy Prosecutor General on the case of the diamond prosecutors, the threat to reforms, and why the establishment of an anti-corruption court will not heal Ukraine’s judiciary
14 August, 2016
PGO Senior Prosecutor on financial crimes of ex Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka, money-laundering centers, and the base of evidence collected in this case
11 August, 2016Politics
High-profile arrests have been expected for a very long time. For over two years now, Ukrainians have been demanding punishment for those in power who were guilty of escalating events on the Maidan and then the war in Donbas. The question “Why aren’t the Regionals being punished?” is hotter than ever, and it’s only recently that the Prosecutor General’s Office has tried to answer it. Now Oleksandr Yefremov, ex-Head of Luhansk Oblast State Administration, then First Deputy Head of the Party of Regions and generally one of the more odious ex-Regionals, is sitting in jail awaiting trial
4 February, 2016Politics
How Ukrainian military schools should change to train efficient professionals
1 February, 2016Politics
Sabotage and lack of resources notwithstanding, the investigation into the murders on the Maidan has been going on for 18 months now. The finish line is still a long way off
14 July, 2015Politics
In an exclusive interview with The Ukrainian Week, the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NAB) spoke about fighting corruption in the judiciary, the creation of a “corruption registry”, and its regional management of anti-corruption efforts. Interviewed by Tetiana Omelchenko
10 July, 2015Politics
What searches and arrests at the Prosecutor General's Office signal
27 April, 2015
A popular blogger and an active participant of lustration on changes that have taken place at the Ukrainian prosecution service over the past year
23 April, 2015Politics
Law enforcement reforms
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.
8 April, 2013Politics
Kyiv and Strasbourg have recently been engaged in active dialogue — PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon visited Ukraine, and Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka travelled to the main office of the Council of Europe. The Ukrainian Week asked Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, Mykola Tochytskyi, about the outcome and context of this dialogue.
5 April, 2013Politics
Mikael Lyngbo, Legal Expert for the Danish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, former Chief of Police and prosecutor from Denmark, told The Ukrainian Week about the reforming of Ukrainian prosecution and the practical implementation of the new Criminal Procedure Code
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
8 February, 2013
The mounting selective justice and persecution of opposition leaders - all of this reminds one of the Stalin era when murder was followed by accusations in order to eliminate everyone the regime viewed as enemy
17 December, 2012Politics
The West begins to launch sanctions against some representatives of the Yanukovych regime, but the first “victim” appears to be a provocateur
24 September, 2012Politics
A slew of Ukrainian journalists, spin doctors and simply experts-turned-propagandists are working to clean up the international image of the Ukrainian government. But as life would have it, there is always somebody willing to spoil it all. First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin recently did precisely that at the annual YES (Yalta European Strategy) conference.
22 February, 2012Politics
Several law enforcement officers who were responsible for producing cases against Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko have been promoted. Intriguingly, almost all of them have been moved to Ivano-Frankivsk
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The culture of 'Muscovite Rus' came to form from two heterogeneous sources. The seed of the religious and artistic culture reached Muscovy from southeastern Europe (Byzantium, the Balkans) through Kyiv. On the other hand, the foundation of the political and legal culture came to Muscovy from 'Ulus Jöchi', better known as the Golden Horde. As a result, the Russian "spiritual culture" took the shape of a familiar European facade, behind which a non-European state infrastructure hid.
7 April, ,
German chancellor Olaf Scholz says Putin’s comments on US biological weapons seemed like an ‘implicit threat’
23 March, ,
It is us, Ukrainians, and all the citizens of this country, who must keep studying our own history. To defend our land and our country, we must know it better.
20 March, ,
86.6% of Russians tolerate and support the potential assault on the territory of the European Union, including: Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others as evidenced by the results of the sociological survey conducted by “Active Group”
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