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08.01.2014

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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07.01.2014

Chornovol believes Yanukovych ordered the attack on her

On a day that saw Health Ministry claims that Tetyana Chornovol was able to be discharged from hospital angrily refuted by the journalist and her husband, Chornovol has stated that she considers that the order for her attack came from the president. | detail

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06.01.2014

Criminal charges for graffiti on Interior Minister’s fence

Participants in a peaceful protest on Dec 26 outside the opulent residence of the Interior Minister, Vitaly Zakharchenko have been informed that criminal proceedings have been initiated over graffiti on the minister’s fence. | detail

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06.01.2014

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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06.01.2014

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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05.01.2014

Sanctions against Fabricated Prosecutions

Allegations by the police that a traffic police officer was hit and injured by a EuroMaidan car rally driver on Jan 3 warrant close attention. This case and similar attempts to fabricate criminal charges over the last week or two could render all stern words about likely sanctions if the Ukrainian authorities continue to use violence against peaceful protesters largely meaningless. | detail

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05.01.2014

EuroMaidan activist beaten up in Rivne

On Sunday evening Vitaliy Prymak, head of the NGO Youth ACTS and member of the Rivne branch of the Maidan movement, was beaten up by two thugs who made it clear that their violence was connected with his pro-EU protest and who showed no fear of being caught by the police | detail

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05.01.2014

Pornography charges as weapon against EuroMaidan activists

The police in Donetsk are accusing a EuroMaidan activist of sexual abuse of a young girl whom nobody seems able to identify. The accusations against a Kharkiv activist of circulating pornography via the social network VKontakte are just as questionable | detail

Visits 2051
04.01.2014

Four political prisoners – the amnesty law an empty farce

Four men remain in detention on dubious charges linked with the EuroMaidan protests. All should have been released by today, Jan 4, in accordance with the “amnesty law”. | detail

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03.01.2014

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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03.01.2014

Given the will the amnesty law can be applied

Mykola Khavronyuk, a prominent criminal law specialist and research director for the Centre for Political and Legal Reform agrees that the amnesty bill is unimpressive as a legal document, but says that its aim is clear and can be enforced | detail

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03.01.2014

Repression against Donetsk EuroMaidan activists

Repressive measures and acts of vandalism are gaining pace in Donetsk, including pressure from the tax inspectorate on farmers who donated money and food to the Kyiv EuroMaidan | detail

Visits 1953
03.01.2014

All Bankova prisoners should be released by Friday if amnesty law has any meaning

Court hearings are due on Friday regarding the cases of four men detained in connection with the EuroMaidan protests: Road Control journalist Andriy Dzyndzya; his lawyer Viktor Smaliy; AutoMaidan activist Volodymyr Kadura; and Yaroslav Prytulenko | detail

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01.01.2014

New Year in Prison for Peaceful Protest

The continued prosecution of Road Control’s Andriy Dzyndzya and Viktor Smaliy; AutoMaidan activist Volodymyr Kadura, and Yaroslav Prytulenko suggests that the amnesty law now in force is as empty as most commitments made by the current regime. | detail

Visits 2318
30.12.2013

Serious doubts about the Chornovol investigation

Tetyana Chornovol’s husband believes that attempts to minimize her injuries are aimed at preventing the truth coming out about who ordered the attack. Meanwhile the report provided to diplomats was interestingly different to that for the Ukrainian public’s consumption | detail

Visits 3751
30.12.2013

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

Visits 2571
30.12.2013

Zaporizhya EuroMaidan activist summoned to SBU over Facebook postings

UPDATE: The summons demanding that Kateryna Korotchenko from the NGO European Youth of Ukraine and EuroMaidan activist “ provide an explanation for publications in the social network Facebook”.was withdrawn at the last minute, possibly because of the publicity it received | detail

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30.12.2013

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

Visits 1739
28.12.2013

Attack on Chornovol distorted by State-owned TV

Tetyana Chornovol is in no doubt that she was attacked because of her work as an investigative journalist. Viewers of the state-controlled TV channel UTV-1 and many other media sources loyal to the regime are likely to gain a different impression | detail

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27.12.2013

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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