The Vasyl Stus Memorial Society has called on President Yushchenko to ensure that the measures both he and the Cabinet of Ministers passed are implemented, and that the memory of those victims whose remains lie in the “Bykivnya Graves” is honoured without senseless division into “ours” and “not ours”
By not allowing “Memorial” to appeal against the Russian Chief Military Prosecutors Offices refusal to rehabilitate the victims of the Katyń Massacre, Russian courts are not only abetting a further crime against the victims of this atrocity, but are also in breach of the Russian Constitution
From 3-5 May 2007 the “Democratic Initiatives” Foundation surveyed 14 prominent Ukrainians regarding their views on how to overcome the political crisis in Ukraine. The specific questions were all open, with the respondents making their suggestions rather than assessing given variants.
On the 63rd anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatars ceremonies to honour the victims are to be held today and tomorrow throughout the Crimea
16.05.07 | Vsevolod Rechytsky
An analysis of some of the problems in the electoral system, such as excessive focus on party allegiance, non-transparent candidate lists and discouragement of truly independent politicians
Those attending the annual remembrance ceremony at the “Bykivnya Graves” near Kyiv include relatives of the over 150 thousand victims buried in this place. There are also many who to this day do not know where the graves of their relatives lie.
12.05.07 | Halya Coynash
In this year, so seeped in terrible anniversaries, is it not time to seriously speak of ensuring that our parents and grandparents are remembered, that the earth which bears their remains is honoured?
12.05.07 | Yevhen Zakharov
We need new procedural legislation, a change in court practice, new judges who know what evidence law is and what evidence is inadmissible. Another vital area is control over police detention, making sure that it is recorded and that time restrictions are observed
09.05.07 | Vsevolod Rechytsky
The author analyzes, among other things, the constitutional grounds (or lack of such) for a permanent, “open door” coalition, and generally examines the argumentation underpinning the new Decree