Civic Campaigns

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.


Ukrainian Maidans are 25 Years Old

Aug 29th, 2015 | By

Some wonder when the next Maidan will occur in Ukraine. I hope there will be no need for this extreme protest technology as our country is set on a solid path of transit to democracy. However, every new Ukrainian government should know for sure – the Ukrainian people will stand up again, if we see fundamental violations of democracy.


A Volunteer Of The Red Cross: “Our Maidan Was Between Two Fires”

Feb 24th, 2015 | By
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At first, he was just a drop in the ocean. Then, with a red cross on his back, he was helping people until a sniper bullet hit his leg. After all he has been through, he will never be the same: Roman Kotliarevsky, biologist and logistics manager. During the revolution he worked as a volunteer at the Red Cross, having many exciting, tragic and sad Maidan stories to tell. He himself was injured, but he does not regret the time and efforts he has devoted to an exceptional experience that changed him a lot as many other Ukrainians.


R.I.P. Igor Tolmachev — physicist, Euromaidan activist, killed by Russia-backed terrorists

Feb 22nd, 2015 | By

IGOR TOLMACHEV (Игорь Толмачев) was a physicist. He was one of the coordinators of Kharkiv Euromaidan a year ago, when Ukrainians stood their ground in defense of democracy and rule of law, protested against government corruption and demanded closer integration of Ukraine with the European Union. Russia-backed terrorists killed Igor Tolmachev today. He died as…


Russian Anti-war Movement officially formed in Moscow

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

RUSSIAN ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT News from the Founding Meeting In Russia, a historic event occurred on September 18, 2014. After a series of preparatory discussions, a large group of activists officially formed the Russian Anti-war Movement. It was not certain until the last minute where exactly the founding meeting could take place, as talks about gaining…


Polish & Ukrainian journalists appeal to European journalists’ associations not to meet in Moscow

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal from Participants of the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participating in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz Dolny,…


Kharkiv civic groups call for a nationwide movement to support NATO membership for Ukraine

Aug 21st, 2014 | By
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We offer to hold the first ” Maidan for NATO ” civic movement Forum in Kharkiv on September 20, 2014. We are also ready to organize the event.


Encyclopedistics Online. A look at WWI from XXI century

Jul 8th, 2014 | By
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There were infernal carnivals in the capitals of those contries, the patriotic demonstrations under the slogans “Kill the Germans,” “Kill the Frenchman,” “Kill the Russians!” etc.


Thousands Kharkiv citizens sign petition against Russia’s violent interference into Ukraine’s domestic affairs

Mar 20th, 2014 | By

Victoria Bulavina, the event organizer, notified the journalists of Ukrinform the goal was to gather signatures. The petition endorsed by approximately 1000 people was delivered to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation, which is located on Olminskogo Street in the Kharkiv downtown. A Consulate’s employee accepted the papers and promised to pass it to the addressee.


Euromaidan Forum Worried by Proposal to End the Occupation of Government Buildings

Feb 16th, 2014 | By

The following statement was passed by a majority of delegates at the second All-Ukraine Euromaidan Forum, which was held in Odesa, Ukraine, this weekend: Odesa. Ukraine. 16 February 2014. Delegates to the second All-Ukraine Euromaidan Forum are deeply concerned by the political opposition’s proposal to end the occupation of government buildings held by the Euromaidan protest movement. We…