• Widespread human rights violations in Pro-Kremlin separatist republics

    The majority of Ukrainian prisoners of war were roughly treated and even outright tortured in the detention centers of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, areas which are out of the Ukrainian government’s control. Ukrinform, the National News Agency of Ukraine reports that this information was made public on Friday by the representatives of public organizations together with the Verkhovna Rada's (Parliament of Ukraine) representative for human rights.

    Human rights defenders interviewed more than 1 …

  • Zhanna Nemtsova: Putin won’t run Russia forever

    “Kremlin critics live in fear of President Vladimir Putin, but when the time comes, Russia will be ready for a new kind of politician,” said the daughter of slain opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov.

    Nemtsova stated in her interview to Reuters in Berlin that Putin won’t run the State forever. Nemtsov was the most prominent among Kremlin critics who have been killed during over the 15 years that Putin has been in power. His murder in the very centre of Moscow shocked followers and caused an …

  • Der Spiegel: Is a New Revolution in Ukraine Inevitable?

    Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in protest on the streets of Kiev two years ago. It is not likely to be the last revolution that takes place in former USSR territory. The privileged elite and the intrusion of foreign countries prepare the ground for such uprisings. Benjamin Bidder, a correspondent for Der Spiegel wrote about it in dedication to the anniversary of the beginning of Euromaidan.Bidder noted that mass protests on the eve of Ukrainian Maidan don’t only concern the Ukraine. …

  • Will Ukraine be able to recover Yanukovich's assets?

    To this day, Ukraine has been unable to recover funds withdrawn from the country by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and his assistants. More money can be lost if this process continues to be delayed. It has been a year and a half since the overthrow of Victor Yanukovich and his regime. Unfortunately, the process of refunding illegally withdrawn money by the former President and his assistants is slow.

    According to the European Union Delegation in Kiev, Ukrainian law enforcement …

  • Associate of the ousted Ukrainian President arrested in Kiev

    Vasily Gulick was one of the accomplices of the ousted Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, and helped him to illegally appropriate Mezhyhirya and Suholuchie residences. "The officers of the Ukrainian Security services have arrested the Deputy Head of the public management of the former President Yanukovich, Vasily Gulick" – reported the press center of the Security Services. The official from the President Yanukovich's team was on a nationwide wanted list and was arrested in Kyiv.

    Between 2 …