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Oleh Panas released

18.12.13
On Dec 17 the Shevchenkivsky District Court in Kyiv released Lviv photographer and EuroMaidan activist, Oleh Panas, effectively in exchange for a plea of guilty
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Panas, Dzyndzya, Smaliy: Message Received. What now?

16.12.13 | Halya Coynash
Three men still in detention include a journalist and photographer arrested over alleged and disputed involvement in disturbances on Dec 1 and the lawyer of one of the men. Ombudsperson Valeria Lutkovskas public statement ignores grave doubts about all three cases
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Georgian journalists ejected for covering EuroMaidan

11.12.13
Journalists from the Georgian TV channel Tabula who have been working in Kyiv have been ordered by the SBU [Security Service] to leave Ukraine
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Three opposition media come under attack

10.12.13
Reporters without Borders has condemned Mondays raid on three opposition media by unidentified armed individuals dressed like members of Ukraines Special Forces
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Attention, Disinformation!

04.12.13
Somebody in the Luhansk state-owned TV channel LOT had obviously had enough. During an address given by Luhansk governor Volodymyr Prystyuk a caption came up on the screen saying: Attention, disinformation!
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Journalists leave Yanukovychs committee in protest

03.12.13
The National Union of Journalists and other media organizations have announced that they are leaving the inter-departmental working group under the president. This is in protest at the violence by police against members of the peaceful protest and journalists
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No will to investigate harassment of journalists

03.12.13
The Institute for Mass Information reports that of the 21 high-profile cases linked with obstruction of journalists work, the Prosecutor Generals Office has shown will to prosecute those responsible in only one
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Ternopil activist Volodymyr Khanas brutally beaten

01.12.13
Our colleague, Volodymyr Khanas, who has been active in the EuroMaidan demonstrations, is in hospital after being brutally beaten in his native Ternopil
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US warns of consequences if EuroMaidan dispersed

29.11.13
With fears rising through Friday following the appearance of thousands of paid thugs and huge contingents of Berkut riot police, the US Ambassador in Kyiv has warned that dispersal of the peaceful pro-European integration protest will adversely affect US-Ukrainian relations.
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Thugs attack Channel 5 film crew near pro-government rally

29.11.13
In the second attack on journalists today, thugs in Mariyinsky Park have attacked a Channel 5 film crew with sticks and stone. The channel says that there are a few hundred of these thugs in the park, and no police to be seen.
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Hromadskie.tv journalists beaten up in centre of Kyiv

29.11.13
Two journalists from the public broadcasting initiative Hromadskie.tv were set upon by a bunch of thugs while filming people brought in for a pro-government demonstration. The attack was clearly directed at the journalists, with their camera smashed and a flash drive with material removed
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Luhansk: Worryingly inadequate excuses for banning peaceful assembly

27.11.13
A Luhansk court has effectively banned all peaceful protest in the centre until 14 January 2014. The court in this way allowed an application from the Luhansk Regional Police and City Council which claimed that a ban was needed due to possible clashes between supporters and opponents of European integration
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Public Broadcasting initiative sets off in style

25.11.13
Hromadskie.tv the public broadcasting initiative started by a group of independent journalists began broadcasting on 22 Nov and immediately proved how vital such a resource is
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Only Crimean Tatar TV channel fails to win Broadcasting Council tender

21.11.13
As feared, ATR, the first and only Crimean Tatar TV channel has not received a frequency in the Broadcasting Councils tender. There was no outright winner at the meeting on Nov. 20 so a new tender will be needed. Both ATR and Radio Meidan are at threat.
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Stop Censorship condemns censorship at Forbes Ukraine

19.11.13
Stop Censorship has expressed deep concern over interference in editorial policy and effective censorship in Forbes Ukraine and mentions other indications that Kurchenkos takeover of Ukrainian Media Holding was aimed at controlling editorial policy and censorship
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Chief Editor of Korrespondent the next to go

19.11.13
Only 5 days after mass resignation from Forbes Ukraine over alleged censorship, Vitaly Sych long-standing editor of the journal Korrespondent has been replaced. These two journals are the most substantial of those owned by the Ukrainian Media Holding
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Activists detained for questioning Yanukovychs choice of Lviv Governor

15.11.13
Two activists from the Vidsich moment were detained early Tuesday morning for posting leaflets against the controversial new head of the Lviv Regional State Administration, Oleh Salo
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Now Travelling Docudeays UA under attack

15.11.13
On November 12 a film presentation within the Travelling Docudays UA festival of human rights documentaries was cancelled at the last minute in Ivano-Frankivsk. This is the third time the showings have been prevented with unconvincing reasons given.
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Mass protest resignation from Forbes Ukraine

13.11.13
Just one week after Serhiy Kurchenko completed his takeover of the Ukrainian Media Holding Group which owns Forbes.ua, 14 journalists of the Forbes website and journal have resigned, saying this is over attempts to change editorial policy
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Kurchenko completes media takeover early

06.11.13
The youthful multimillionaires buyout of the Ukrainian Media Holding, which includes Forbes.ua, Korrespondent and other publications is widely seen as part of plans to bring the media under control before the 2015 presidential elections
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