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Guest post by Oleksiy Filatov, deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine   It was nearly 1,000 years when Yaroslav the Wise, a Kyiv Rus ruler, converted legal customs into a code known as the Rus’ka Pravda to make his country be ruled by law. But it was not until this November that Ukraine… » read more

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Guest post by Mark Temnycky, graduate of Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University   As Ukraine celebrated its “Ukrainian Literacy and Language Day” on 9 November, controversy surrounding its education law remains.   Passed in September, the legislation stated secondary education in public schools would be taught in Ukrainian. This sparked… » read more

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Guest blog post by Andrii Lavreniuk, Brussels based Ukrainian journalist We will soon witness another of Kremlin’s attempts to push through the international recognition of annexation and occupation of Ukrainian Crimea by Russia. A key step in this hybrid of political and diplomatic processes will be the elections to the lower house of the Parliament… » read more

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Guest blog post by Andrii Lavreniuk, Brussels based Ukrainian journalist. For two years Putin’s Russia has been terrorising the entire civilised world. The occupation of Ukrainian Crimea and military aggression in eastern Ukraine became the first stages of a hybrid, undeclared war unleashed by the Kremlin regime. Russia cynically and insidiously destroyed the security of… » read more

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Guest blog post by Mark Demesmaeker, MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists. A wave of politically motivated persecution has swept the territory of Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Yet it barely makes it on to our television screens. The methods being deployed by Russian special services are inhuman, using “state terrorism” against civilians. We owe it to… » read more

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Guest post by the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine (ECFMU) In the lead up to Ukraine’s 28 October Parliamentary elections, polling indicates support moving toward the governing Party of Regions, with a close race between Batkivshyna and UDAR for second place. Those two parties had flirted with forming an official coalition, but amid a… » read more

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