Posts Tagged ‘ Road Control ’

Viktor Smaliy remains in detention on farcical charges

Feb 18th, 2014 | By

18.02.14 Halya Coynash Road Control lawyer, Viktor Smaliy has been held in SIZO or remand prison since Dec 9 despite charges which seem clearly trumped up, and even if true would not warrant the measures against him. The case is dragging on with the Kyiv Court of Appeal on Friday having rejected an application to…


Europe’s Sado-Masochistic Approach to Ukraine or Desperate Measures of a Desparate Bandit

Jan 7th, 2014 | By

Vasyl Pawlowsky for Maidan Monitoring January 6, 2014 The line in the sand was drawn over a month ago when special Berkut forces decended upon peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square, also know as Maidan Nezalezhnosti. In the last forty-eight hours the powers that be have upped the ante by employing tactics similar to the…


Traffic police deployed against EuroMaidan protesters

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

03.01.14 | Halya Coynash Ukraine’s traffic police are as notorious as the country’s roads, and both are best avoided. This is not an option for people taking part in the EuroMaidan peaceful protests, not only because many come to Kyiv from other parts of the country. The traffic police have been widely used to prevent…