The Ministry claims that this will help in holding EURO 2012., which is bizarre since the move will lead to massive queues, and the football club has been held in a number of countries and none has introduced such a system.
I would like to ask one key question: how many trials do we have to still go through before we understand that the old Soviet model of subjugating university rectors by making them dependent is a relic of a totalitarian era which we have supposedly put aside?
The following Memorandum from Fr. Borys Gudziak, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University concerns a visit from the SBU, which as Fr. Gudziak points out, is the successor to the Soviet KGB. It warrants attention from all those concerned about the development of democratic institutions and protection of fundamental human rights in Ukraine
Donetsk Memorial has circulated an open letter to the Prosecutor General, copied to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture. It concerns the actions of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor in not complying with a court ruling finding the detention of Mr O. unlawful
14.05.10 | V. Rechytsky
The author presents his arguments for considering that a strict corporate model for forming the government without recognizing the possibility of individual membership in the coalition should be deemed dangerous for Ukraine’s progress
13.05.10 | Inna Sukhorukova
The traffic police used pressure on private transport firms to stop supporters of the opposition reaching Kyiv on 11 May. The scale and similarity of pressure in different parts of the country suggest that the instructions came from Kyiv
On the creation, problems and achievements of the Department for the Monitoring of Human Rights in the Work of the Police and the decision by the new leadership to dissolve it despite bemusement and protest from Ukrainian and international civic organizations