Ukraine

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

News & Updates

The serious abuses that occurred before and during  the parliamentary election in Chernihiv show that that corrupt politics and crony capitalism remains alive and well in Ukraine and must be taken seriously by the authorities. 

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Elections
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Eurasia

 Ukraine’s ‘Revolution of Dignity’ will not have achieved its goals until all Ukrainian citizens are treated equally.

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LGBTI Rights
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Eurasia

Paypal should lift the ban blocking donations to produce print copies of an investigative report on Russian military involvement in Ukraine.

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Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom
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Eurasia

Freedom House issued a statement following the murder of journalist Oles Buzina by masked gunmen outside his home in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

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Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom
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Eurasia

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Signature Reports

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.

Programs

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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