Ukraine

46 million people
3,130 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

Russia has released Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian helicopter pilot who was captured by Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced to 22 years in prison.

masked men in the eastern city of Zaporizhzhya assaulted Anatoliy Ostapenko, a journalist affiliated with the independent media outlet Hromadske Zaporizhzhya.

The coming year holds the possibility of both positive developments and troubling setbacks for press freedom worldwide. 

More than two years after the Euromaidan Revolution, Ukraine continues to struggle with many of the same ills that plagued the country under previous presidents.

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Ending Impunity for Human Rights Violations in Crimea

Despite the hopes raised by the Euromaidan movement and improvements in many facets of life and governance in Ukraine, the last two years have brought the occupation of Crimea, armed conflict in parts of eastern Ukraine, and ongoing abuses, corruption, and political unrest.

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Freedom House invites applications for funding and support from organizations, campaigns, and/or initiatives that seek to foster greater accountability in Ukrainian society and governance, including within government, business, and other sectors. 

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Freedom House works in Ukraine to protect professional and citizen journalists, to empower and support their efforts to impartially cover developments in Ukraine, and to uncover corruption.

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