Posts Tagged ‘ Vitaly Zakharchenko ’

Ukraine must hold independent probe in journalist beating

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

  New York, December 27, 2013–The Ukrainian government must ensure that a thorough, independent, and transparent investigation is conducted in the brutal attack early Wednesday on prominent journalist Tetyana Chornovol, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Chornovol remains hospitalized in the capital, Kiev, with a concussion and multiple head injuries. Chornovol was driving home…

Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

Written by Dr. Andrew Zhalko-Tytarenko, Guest Contributor The sudden change of mind on the European Association by Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych in late November had unexpected and devastating impacts on his administration. Instead of the usual rallies in the thousands, which the government expected, the protests against his decision grew to hundreds of thousands of…

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

December 26, 2013 – 13:48 By Jack Stubbs KIEV (Reuters) – Protesters demanded Ukraine’s interior minister resign on Thursday after an opposition journalist known for documenting the extravagance of the country’s political elite was chased down in her car and savagely beaten in a midnight attack. o Clutching pictures of Tetyana Chornovol’s badly bruised face,…