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Following the announcement that Ukraine expanded its recognition of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) jurisdiction over crimes committed in Ukraine to include those from Nov.

Russia's concerted campaign to silence critics of its actions in Crimea shows the truly repressive nature of its actions in Ukraine.

Research Analyst, Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press

To promote press freedom in this diverse set of countries, the EU will need to both step up its overall effort and customize its approach to meet the needs of each society.

Amnesty International, Freedom House, and Human Rights Watch issued a joint letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the importance of protecting sexual orientation and gender identity as grounds of non-discrimination. 

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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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