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Ukraine and Russia swap prisoners in a show of respect for human rights and the rule of law.

A successful Pride event in Kyiv shows how far Ukraine has come. But for those who cause violence, impunity remains.

Senior Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia

The new president and upcoming parliamentary elections could spur progress in three key areas.

Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov died on June 20 after sucumbbing to injuries he suffered during a brutal assault on May 4 in Cherkasy. 

 

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Gina S. Lentine is Senior Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia at Freedom House. 

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Far-right Extremism as a Threat to Ukrainian Democracy

Far-right extremism represents a threat to the democratic development of Ukrainian society. The brief provides an overview of the activities and influence of the far right, differentiating between groups that express radical ideas but by and large operate within a democratic framework and extremist groups, which resort to violence to influence society.

Far-right Extremism as a Threat to Ukrainian Democracy Ukrainian Translation

Ультраправий екстремізм несе загрозу демократичному розвитку українського суспільства. У цьому тексті викладений огляд діяльності та впливу ультраправих, зважаючи на різницю між групами, що висловлюють радикальні ідеї, проте більшою чи меншою мірою діють в рамках демократичної системи, та екстремістськими групами, які вдаються до насильства для впливу на суспільство

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Freedom House seeks proposals from both rising and experienced researchers based in Ukraine who are interested in writing forward-looking briefs on media, culture and human rights issues.

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Freedom House works in Eurasia to protect professional and citizen journalists, to bolster activist capacity, and to support LGBTI rights activists.

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