Joint statement

Updates on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Democratic societies everywhere must support the Ukrainian people in their struggle for democracy and freedom.

Residential building in Ukraine shelled by Russian forces

Recent Reports

Ukraine Protest

2022 Freedom On The Net: Ukraine

The Russian military’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 undermined internet freedom in the country.

Irpin, Ukraine – March 4, 2022 – Civilians rush to board a train as the sounds of battle draw closer to the city of Irpin. Image credit: Marcus Yam / Contributor, Getty Images

2022 Nations In Transit: Ukraine

A report on the state of freedom in Ukraine, written just prior to the Russian invasion. 

coronavirus ukraine military officers testing

2022 Freedom In The World: Ukraine

Assessed just before the Russian invasion, Freedom In The World noted that Ukraine was Partly Free, with a score of 61 out of 100.

A young refugee from Ukraine reaches for snacks offered by a volunteer

Donate Now to Support Human Rights Activists and Journalists

Freedom House staff are working around the clock in Ukraine to evacuate human rights activists and journalists out of harm’s way so they can continue their important work from their new locations, as well as to improve the safety of activists and journalists who have remained in the country.

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