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Imprisoned Ukrainian guy Yuriy Yatsenko cut his wrists to avoid cooperation of Russian Federal Service

Imprisoned Ukrainian guy cut his wrists to avoid cooperation of Russian Federal Service

Ukrainian citizen Yuriy Yatsenko was illegally imprisoned in Russian Federation for 368 days. Russian secret services used tortures and psychological pressures to force him cooperate against Ukraine. The liberated student from Lviv Yuriy Yatsenko told this himself during press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center. Together with his friend Bogdan Yarychevskiy the guy was arrested […]

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70th anniversary of Victory over Nazism in Ukraine 

70th anniversary of Victory over Nazism in Ukraine 

For the first time in its independent history Ukraine has officially adopted European tradition to celebrate Victory day in May. Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation was officially established by decision of the Government. On that day Ukraine remembered of millions of victims of WWII. Ukrainian veterans participated in ceremonial session of Verkhovna Rada Well-known roofer […]

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One year after ‘people’s republics’ were born

One year after ‘people’s republics’ were born

The so-called Donetks and Luhansk People’s Republics appeared in Eastern Ukraine little more than one year ago. What have Donbas residents got since then? Large part of locals left their homes for two major reasons: they either support independent Ukraine, or support terrorists but prefer living there where it is safer. However, there’re many people […]

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Decommunization in Ukraine – shake off the past

Decommunization in Ukraine – shake off the past

For a long period of time Ukraine has been trying to get read of its totalitarian past. The wave of Decommunization began in Western Ukraine and moved across country to Eastern Ukraine. From late XX century Decommunization included: Renaming settlements with communist names ‘Leninopad’ – toppling of monuments to Vladimir Lenin across the country. Starting […]

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National Guard – one year after creation

National Guard – one year after creation

On March 26 Ukraine celebrated the Day of the National Guard for the first time. What have they achieved since then? During one year of its existence National Guard has made huge contribution in fight against Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Soldiers helped restoring peace in liberated territories as well. National Guard of Ukraine operates […]

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Nuclear Crimea threats Europe and the world

Nuclear Crimea threats Europe and the world

March 24, 2015 After one year of Russian occupation Crimean Peninsula becomes a threat due to accumulations of nuclear weapon In course of one year Russian Federation managed to transform Crimea into its base of nuclear weapon. Today the peninsula has become a threat to Europe, the whole world and its own residents because of […]

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Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer battalions defending Eastern Ukraine. It has been a year since Ukraine faced aggression of Russian Federation. In response to social turmoil and invasion a strong volunteer movement appeared. People armed themselves to defend the country. In course of this year the initially spontaneous volunteer movement transformed into organized military structure and integrated within Ministry […]

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UA army and volunteer military formations

UA army and volunteer military formations

March 1, 2015 Infographics by Ukraine Crisis Media Center about Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions Source: uacrisis.org

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On issue of abolition of parliamentary immunity

On issue of abolition of parliamentary immunity

February 5, 2015 Abolition of parliamentary immunity is an ambiguous issue There are no international or European commitments on regulation of parliamentary immunity. Regulation of parliamentary immunity just as subject of its application is an exclusive legislative competence of national agencies. This conclusion is stated in the analytical review ‘Reforming of parliamentary immunities in Ukraine’ […]

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Displaced people as moving force of Ukrainian development

Displaced people as moving force of Ukrainian development

January 17, 2015 Activists on importance of displaced people for Ukrainian development Ukrainian government sees internally displaced people from Crimea and Donbas as burden on social spending. However, they can become moving force for development of necessaty industries and creation of jobs in other regions. Co-founders of initiative ‘All-Ukrainian Organization for internally displaced people’ Alexander […]

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