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Maidan Monitoring Information Center Releases English Version of Ukraine International Framework for Information and Communication Security

Oct 17th, 2016 | By
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Maidan Monitoring Information Center (MMIC) has published in English recommendations for reform of Ukraine’s international information and communication security; a community-based approach for national roll-out.


Investigation: Launch of the Ukrainian Government’s Electronic Asset Declaration System

Aug 25th, 2016 | By
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On August 15, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention of Ukraine launched an online asset declaration system to facilitate the transparent reporting of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian officials of their income. However, this e-declaration system was launched after it was refused as safe and deemed noncompliant with the law.


Feigning Human Rights’ Concern

Jun 12th, 2016 | By

A little more than one year has elapsed since Ukraine’s President Poroshenko signed into law the so called decommunization laws of Ukraine. Since then and in accordance with the laws, names of cities and streets have been changed and the Communist party of Ukraine was prevented from participating in local elections.


International protest “Stop Putin’s war in Ukraine” planned on 10 June 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By
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An international protest of Ukrainian communities in Europe, Canada, and USA is planned to take place on 10 June 2016. There are 10 cities in EU participating so far, but it is planned that other cities and countries will join.


Making “Anti-Semitism” meaningless

May 4th, 2016 | By

I am an attorney by profession and, as such, prone to utilizing the easiest way to rebut Josh Cohen’s canard against Ukrainian historian and today Director of Ukraine’s Institute of National Memory Volodymyr Viatrovych by simply impeaching his sources.


Back to Appeasement

Apr 18th, 2016 | By

Appeasement of Russia is a remnant of old thinking. It was a dismal failure in the past because it absorbed energies, lives and economics for a half century. Vladimir Putin and bellicose Russia cannot be appeased. Concessions will simply whet their appetite. A weakened Russia, however, can be affected. Russia has to be confronted, neutralized and ultimately dragged or welcomed into the civilized world.


An Open Letter to the Dutch Colleagues

Mar 24th, 2016 | By

On the eve of the Dutch national referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association and Free Trade Agreement, we kindly ask you to use all your moral authority and institutional weight to support a YES vote. Your YES will determine the fate of 45 million people in Ukraine, the EU’s largest neighbor, for years to come.


Ukrainian Peacebuilding School. Time to Build the Roads and Repair the Bridges

Dec 14th, 2015 | By
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Those people will be able to negotiate peace with neighbours. In occupied territories, in Russia. Using the values and interests, not the conflicts and differences, as negotiation starting points. Like in the history pictured in the “Bridge of spies” movie. “We have to have the conversations our governments can’t”.


«Nord Stream»: Possible Risks for Ukraine and Poland

Dec 10th, 2015 | By
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Meanwhile the Polish market is being slowly captured by Gasprom subsidiaries, especially by the same Gasprom Germany which owns also 50% of Wingas — by concluding numerous long-term contracts with municipalities of cities providing for supply of liquefied gas for the needs of city transport and municipal economies. Among such cities are Warsaw, Srem and Olshtyn. Probably there are more of those as contracts may be concluded through numerous Cyprus and German enterprises like Cryogas M&T Poland that are related to Gasprom.


Maidan has been worth it

Nov 25th, 2015 | By

Many Ukrainians denotes anyway Maidan movement as a success.