Ukraine

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

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Senior Vice President for Research

Trump’s campaign chairman is under the microscope for his dealings in Ukraine, but he is part of a much larger consulting industry that serves the interests of autocrats. 

Agents of Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NACB) were illegally detained and abused by prosecutors. 

In response to the murder in Kyiv of Pavel Sheremet, an award-winning independent journalist, Freedom House issued the following statement:
 

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.

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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.

Programs

Freedom House invites applications for participation in a one-year grant program for human rights, anti-impunity, anti-corruption initiatives.  Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, September 14.

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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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