Interview: Leading Ukrainian Human Rights Activist Volodymyr Chemerys

ON THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE AND DANGER AND ILLEGALITY OF THE 'NATIONAL MILITIA’S' Volodymyr Chemerys is a leading human rights activist in Ukraine.  He was a member of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliamentand one of the leaders of the 1990 "Revolution on granite" and "Ukraine without Kuchma" campaign in 2000-2001. He a member of NGO Institute ‘Republic’, … Continue reading Interview: Leading Ukrainian Human Rights Activist Volodymyr Chemerys

Danger of the far right: Who created the new “National Brigades” and for what?

On 4 February a small but courageous protest took place in Poshtova Square in Kyiv in protest against the new militia force created by the AZOV movement.  This follows a great deal of discussion on the role of the far-right after a parade on 28 January in central Kyiv of the 600 members of a … Continue reading Danger of the far right: Who created the new “National Brigades” and for what?

Poroshenko gives Ukrainian citizenship to a Neo-Nazi criminal from Belarus.

Ukraine: Activist Perspective On 4-th of December 2014 Petro #Poroshenko has gave Ukrainian citizenship to Sergey Korotkih, a combatant of  the Azov regiment. In this way the president of Ukraine showed his appreciation for a foreigner that was fighting in a pro-Ukrainian paramilitary unit.  This decision was made by the Commission on Citizenship Issues under the President … Continue reading Poroshenko gives Ukrainian citizenship to a Neo-Nazi criminal from Belarus.