Throughout this fall Ukrainian authorities have illegally detained, persecuted, and expelled several foreign journalists and other foreign residents, causing observers to question whether Ukrainian leaders are actively violating human rights and willfully persecuting their political opponents in an effort to maintain their grip on power.
INTERVIEW | European ideas crash against the wall of Ukrainian corruption in a small historic city on the Russian border
Michel Terestchenko, an heir of the prominent old Tereshchenko family, shares his life story, ideas for the development of former Cossack capital, and the obstacles that he met in attempting to realize his inspiring goals.
ARTICLE | WHY THE ENEMY’S VASSAL IS THE ENEMY AS WELL: Lukashenka crossed line in relations with Kyiv
The article ws first published in Ukrainian at CACD by Volodymyr Kopchak. Europeanization of Lukashenka became possible thanks to Kiev, which systematically and consistently tolerated all this farce… Having detained the Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sharoiko in Minsk, Lukashenka’s regime has passed the last line. For the Ukrainian side, this act should look like a point of no… Read more »
The article was originally published at The New Eastern Europe. By UDI Global Community Manager Maryna Rabinovych. For the EU, the year 2017 is the year of not only overlapping crises and challenges, but also new mutually intertwined lessons and opportunities. The main challenges for the EU before the 2017 Brussels Summit include the lack… Read more »
The Europarties’ engagement with non-EU parties from the Eastern Partnership countries failed to transform the party system in those states. Relying to a great extent on trustworthy personal relations with the party leaders, the Europarties contributed to further legitimisation of non-EU party structures.