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Some measures to counter the Russian threat could harm fragile democratic institutions.

Project Director, Ukraine

Завдяки слабкості процедур, агресивні ультранаціоналісти успішно зареєструвалися як спостерігачі на виборах.

Project Director, Ukraine

Aided by lax rules, violent ultranationalists have successfully registered as election observers. 

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the lapse of Ukraine’s Temporary Investigative Commission mandate to investigate impunity for violence against civic activists in the country. 

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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

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.

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