The Head of the Dniprovsk District Police Station is demanding 100 thousand UAH in moral compensation from the Editor of the Khersonska Pravda Internet site over the publication of a news item which mentions neither the claimant nor his police station
A court has apparently awarded Southern Railways 120 thousand UAH in compensation for the words that “Hundai” trains won’t run well. The ruling comes at a time when over 400 passengers have already lodged law suits seeking compensation for disrupted travel on ... Hundai trains
Vasyl Stroyich, a Party of the Regions deputy from the Kosiv District Council has lodged a defamation suit against Ruslan Kotsaba for posting a scanned document apparently of a sentence passed on the deputy
The Crimea’s First Deputy Prime Minister believes that the address of the hostel which he is registered at (thus depriving others of badly needed accommodation) while in fact living elsewhere (doubtless in quite different conditions) is “confidential” information …
Two days after a listening device was found in the home of Taras Zozulinsky who has exposed corrupt dealings linked with both Yanukovych and Azarov, the Express newspaper has stated it is suspending any cooperation with the police
Not unexpectedly, the Prosecutor General’s Office has intervened and revoked the indictment for alleged divulgence of state secrets in the criminal case against former Kuchma Guard Mykola Melnychenko and "sent it for further examination"
Taras Zozulinsky, investigative journalist for the newspaper Express is convinced that the bug is because of his journalist investigations and asks journalists to give maximum attention to the criminal investigation
If a defamation suit presently underway is successful, it could be a precedent of grandiose proportions with ramifications not only for journalists, but for all those political analysts intrepid enough to voice an opinion about political influences in the new government.
The “authoritative” western firm which supposedly called the Head of Ukraine’s National Bank Serhiy Arbuzov “the most effective banker in Eastern Europe” would appear to have gone into hiding and are not answering their phone
Chornobyl workers are not being paid, while the enterprises within the Exclusion Zone are not getting all the money needed for basic needs. The need for proper funding at this, of all sites, needs no explanation
KHPG will be following the defamation suit brought by Party of the Regions MP Yuliy Ioffe against Oleksy Svyetikov and expresses concern at the possible return of unacceptable efforts to curb freedom of expression.