Peaceful protest in Kyiv and Mezhyhirya banned

Two months after Viktor Yanukovych “applauded” EuroMaidan protests, courts have once again come up with blanket bans of peaceful protest in central Kyiv, and near the president’s highly controversial residence at Mezhyhirya | detail

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Students protest repressive checks connected with support for EuroMaidan

Students from the Kyiv National University have declared a hunger strike demanding that the state inspectorate of educational institutions terminate its unscheduled checks | detail

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Video found which shows Berkut beating up Yury Lutsenko

Journalists have found video footage which gives the lie to Interior Ministry claims and shows clearly that it was Berkut riot police who beat and seriously injured former Interior Minister and political prisoner Yury Lutsenko | detail

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Police doctor media videos to incriminate opposition

In its presentation to foreign diplomats on Jan 13 the Interior Ministry used its video footage as well as that of other media, editing the material as it pleased and adding its own additional text in an attempt to incriminate the opposition. | detail

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Repression over AutoMaidan hits even those who weren’t there

Serhiy Lukyanchuk, a driver who was not even on the AutoMaidan car procession to the president’s controversial and much guarded residence at Mezhyhirya on Dec 29 has been stripped of his licence for 3 months | detail

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Journalists summoned to traffic police over protest at Mezhyhirya

More journalists who took part in a picket of the president’s highly controversial residence at Mezhyhirya on Dec 29 have received summonses to the traffic police. | detail

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Yanukovych’s mysterious guards at Mezhyhirya

During the AutoMaidan car rally protest to Mezhyhirya, the president’s controversial residence was guarded by Berkut officers and a secretive police unit hiding any means of identification | detail

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EuroMaidan Forum takes place under siege in Kharkiv

The concluding session of a EuroMaidan Forum took place on Sunday at the Kharkiv Human Rights Group premises following major problems with finding a location and protecting around 200 participants | detail

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Faceless Berkut riot police beat up Yury Lutsenko and others

Lutsenko lost consciousness after being brutally beaten when he tried to intervene to prevent bloodshed in the conflict which arose after the verdict was announced in the gravely flawed “Vasylkiv terrorist” trial | detail

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Police pressure on AutoMaidan organizer

Dmytro Bulatov, organizer of the AutoMaidan car rallies which are part of the EuroMaidan protests, has again been summoned by the police, after being told that the case in which he was supposed to be a witness had been closed | detail

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New “suspect”, no real investigation into Nov 30 violent dispersing of Maidan

The Prosecutor General’s Office has announced that the head of one of the Kyiv police departments is under suspicion of abuse of power during the events on Nov 30 on Maidan Nezalezhnosti | detail

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EuroMaidan activist assaulted in Dnipropetrovsk

Ihor Mashkevych, a Dnipropetrovsk activist who has also been helping collect humanitarian aid for the EuroMaidan in Kyiv was set upon by several assailants and is now in hospital | detail

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Criminal charges against Vasylkiv EuroMaidan protester

Serhiy Sabov, one of the activists involved in blocking the departure of coaches carrying special force Tiger officers from Vasylkiv to Kyiv during the night from 9 to 10 Dec has been classified as a suspect in criminal proceedings | detail

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Traffic police detain AutoMaidan leader near Kyiv

In the latest repressive measure against activists who took part in the EuroMaidan car rally to the president’s highly controversial residence at Mezhyhirya, traffic police officers have stopped the car of Serhiy Poyarkov, Kyiv artist and one of the leaders of AutoMaidan | detail

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Lviv Priest becomes the latest traffic police target

The latest target of illegal visitations by traffic police officers is the Lviv Greek Catholic priest, Father Mykhailo Dymyd, who has been ministering to members of the Lviv EuroMaidan | detail

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Traffic police deployed against EuroMaidan protesters

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 and current interference and pressure seem likely to increase with the creation of a new special force unit | detail

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No answers over Nov 30 brutal dispersing of peaceful EuroMaidan

Exactly one month after Berkut riot police savagely dispersed hundreds of entirely peaceful pro-EU protesters on Maidan Nezalezhnosti, EuroMaidan activists will be holding a candle-lit gathering in the same place to demand answers from Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka | detail

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On the Road in „Solidarity against Terror”:

The sixth EuroMaidan Sunday rally in central Kyiv was the first since Tetyana Chornovol was brutally beaten last week, and was followed by a car rally to Yanukovych’s controversial residence at Mezhyhirya and other high-ranking officials’ properties | detail

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Another EuroMaidan activist’s car set ablaze in Kharkiv

The arson attack which destroyed Ivan Varchenko’s car came in the 15 minutes that the car was unattended, and follows an incident which the police are ignoring where a deliberately unscrewed wheel could have caused a dangerous accident | detail

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Another EuroMaidan activist’s car gutted

In the latest arson attack In Kharkiv, a car belonging to people providing tea and sandwiches to the EuroMaidan demonstrators was deliberately set alight | detail

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