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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to a draft law that would require anti-corruption organizations and their staff to make detailed financial disclosures.

Russia's Supreme Court upheld the banning of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and designated it as an “extremist organization."

Russia held Duma elections inside the illegally-annexed and Russian-occupied Crimea on September 18. 

In response to demonstrations and a fire at the headquarters of Inter TV in Kyiv, Freedom House issued a statement.

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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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