Posts Tagged ‘ opposition. political persecutions ’

Testimony of Garry Kasparov on Current State of Democracy in Russia

Jun 18th, 2011 | By
Garry Kasparov by cool sports players (4)

When the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union collapsed, we on the other side of the Wall felt far more hope than you can imagine. Yes, there was fear and confusion as well, but thanks to the courage of Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and others who followed them, hundreds of millions of people had the opportunity to grasp the freedom that the western world takes for granted. It was a great moment in world history and those leaders who did not forget about us will in turn never be forgotten by us.

For those who do not follow events in Russia, that is often where the story ends.


Ukrainian World Congress Sent an Appeal to International Community on Prosecutions of Political Opponents in Ukraine

Jun 18th, 2011 | By

As previously raised with the international community by the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) in its letters dated 12 January 2011,1 the UWC is gravely concerned about the continuing prosecutions of political opponents by Ukrainian government authorities.

Polish Journalist Jailed March 19 for Filming a Protest That Happened Two Years Ago

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

He was accused of “violating law and peace in city hall”, the accusation stated that he was “trying to disrupt the meeting and was shouting at the head ot the council”. Klaudiuzs was denied to speak at the court proceedings and the court issued prescriptive sentence.

Ukraine on the way to an authoritarian state?

Mar 25th, 2011 | By

More than one year after the election of Victor Janukovich as the Ukrainian president, Ukrainian opposition members see their country on the way to a dictatorship. At invitation of the Centre for Central and Eastern Europe of the Robert Bosch Foundation in the DGAP four members of the Ukrainian parliament and opposition parties presented their views of the current political situation in the Ukraine on the 21 March 2011 in Berlin. In this context Volodymir Ariev, Oles Doniy, Yurij Stets (all “Our Ukraine”) and Andrii Pavlovskij (“Motherland”) pointed out, that the Ukrainian opposition is very much under pressure by the leadership of the country.

Ukrainians of Australia rally in defence of Human an National Rights in Ukraine

Feb 20th, 2011 | By

It was a very succesfull RALLY attended by schoolchildren, Members of The Ukrainian Youth Association CYM, Plast, Souz Ukrainok, nearly all brances were represented! We have to be proud of ourselves we did our duty in defending our Ukraine and Ukrainians in UA and Russia !

‘De-Kuchmization’ of the Entire Country Needed

Jan 2nd, 2005 | By

The events of November and December 2004 have set new problems before Ukrainian society. Decision regarding those problems cannot be postponed. We inivte all insterested parties to comment on this article. Your input is much appreciated.