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Freedom House welcomes the adoption of a comprehensive anti-discrimination amendment to the Labor Code of Ukraine. 

Sunday’s balloting was marred by some serious problems, but also featured genuine competition and efforts to prevent fraud. 

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President Poroshenko signed a decree banning 388 individuals whom the government perceives to be a potential threat to national interests, including many journalists, bloggers.


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Special Reports

Sounding the Alarm Round 2: Protecting Democracy in Ukraine

A report released by Freedom House in July 2012 finds a persistent decline in democratic principles and human rights in Ukraine, a development which is especially worrying in light of the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections in October 2012.

Press Freedom: An Own Goal for Ukraine

Freedom House, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Article 19, Open Society Foundations (OSF), and the Ukraine Association of Press Publishers compiled a joint report on Ukraine's press freedom situation. The reoprt outlines the findings of a mission conducted in early April that ultimately found serious corruption issues and other problems. The report recommended a number of steps in order to improve freedom of expression in the country.


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. 


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.