The continuation of the article analyzing is presented of the ways to restrict the access to information using illegal classifications of secret documents (see the previous issue).
A general article analyzing different forms of discrimination of different categories of the population observed in Ukraine.
13.12.02 | Ludmila Klochko, Kharkov
The scandal around the mayors election in Chuguev is described. The conflict is peculiar because it is caused by the court decision to cancel the election results. Usually courts answer that the violations were present, but they did not affect the final results essentially.
13.12.02 | Oleksandr Stepanenko, Chortkiv
It appeared that in the Ternopil oblast the greatest number of the supporters of the political bloc „Za edynu Ukrainu“ („For united Ukraine“) stay… in penitentiaries.
The appeal condemns some Russian mass media in brutal pressure on Ukrainian voters to diminish the number of votes for Yushchenkos block.
13.12.02 | Aleksandr Bagin, Donetsk
15-20% of the bulletins in the towns of the oblast were brought from the side. The bloc „For united Ukraine“ obtained 20% more in the Donetsk oblast than in the neighboring oblasts.
13.12.02 | Vladimir Berezin | Eco-bulletin „Dikoye pole“, No. 7, 2002
Disgusting scenes are described by an eye-witness how some youths broke the slots of the ballot boxes and threw there packs of extra bulletins, how the head of a voting commission hurriedly filled in 300 bulletins in the locked office, how the OSCE observers were attacked and so on, and so forth.