Posts Tagged ‘ Tetyana Chornovol ’

The Standoff in Kiev

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

February 11, 2014 Posted by Andrey Slivka Early on the morning of December 25th, the muckraking journalist Tetiana Chornovil drove out of Kiev toward her home, outside the Ukrainian capital. Chornovil, who is thirty-four, had long been an irritant to the government of President Victor Yanukovych, and she is a leading figure in the mass…


Ukraine’s Revolution – thoughts on New Year’s Eve

Jan 1st, 2014 | By

As many readers have noticed, I’ve had a pause in my notes. Excuses like sickness and being tied up with year-end obligations are just that – excuses. The reality is that for the first time in a while, last week I experienced writer’s block. Now I have a problem: too much to say, and not…


Ukraine’s leaders are silencing the independent media

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

By Sergii Leshchenko, Published: December 30 Sergii Leshchenko is the National Endowment for Democracy’s Reagan-Fascell Fellow and deputy editor-in-chief of Ukrainska Pravda. In 2013, there were more than 100 acts of violence against journalists in Ukraine, and nearly half of these occurred in December as riot police unleashed a wave of violence during the ongoing…


Niagara support for Ukrainian protesters

Dec 29th, 2013 | By

By Tony Ricciuto, Niagara Falls Review Sunday, December 29, 2013 12:23:32 EST PM NIAGARA FALLS - Niagara Falls is being lit up in blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag, on Sunday night to show that Canadians are supporting protesters who are back in the Ukraine. “We are meeting at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church…


An Appeal to Colleagues and All People of Good Will

Dec 29th, 2013 | By

For more than a month there has been a peaceful protest in Ukraine. It began as a demonstration for the European choice of the country, and continued as a nationwide protest against the excesses of the current government. Ukrainians want to live in a free democratic country without corruption, without lies, without violence. Independence Square…


Ukraine must hold independent probe in journalist beating

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

  New York, December 27, 2013–The Ukrainian government must ensure that a thorough, independent, and transparent investigation is conducted in the brutal attack early Wednesday on prominent journalist Tetyana Chornovol, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Chornovol remains hospitalized in the capital, Kiev, with a concussion and multiple head injuries. Chornovol was driving home…


Tetyana Chornovol Exposes her Attackers

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

26.12.13 | Halya Coynash Tetyana Chornovol has exposed many corrupt dealings and crimes by those holding high office in Ukraine.  It is likely she has also helped to expose the men who savagely attacked her in the early hours of Dec 25 and left her for dead. Two men have been arrested in connection with…


Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

December 26, 2013 – 13:48 By Jack Stubbs KIEV (Reuters) – Protesters demanded Ukraine’s interior minister resign on Thursday after an opposition journalist known for documenting the extravagance of the country’s political elite was chased down in her car and savagely beaten in a midnight attack. o Clutching pictures of Tetyana Chornovol’s badly bruised face,…


Ukrainian World Congress strongly condemns violent attacks on journalist and EuroMaidan activists

Dec 26th, 2013 | By
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The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is shocked by the startling attacks on journalist Tetyana Chornovol and co-organizor of the peaceful EuroMaidan in Kharkiv Dmytro Pylypets that are deliberate attempts to scare or punish journalists and activists of antigovernment actions in Ukraine.According to media reports, during the night of 24 December 2013 journalist Tetyana Chornovol was pursued…


Ukrainians in Australia call on Australian Government to  condemn  violent attack on journalist and ongoing reprisals

Dec 26th, 2013 | By
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The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO) strongly condemns the current abhorrent wave of terror and violence  being applied to the  Ukrainian European supporters in Ukraine. Over past days bloodied demonstrations of reprisals against , journalists, civil society activists, including Tatiana CHORNOVOL and Dmytro PYLYPETS  convincingly argue that the Ukrainian Government regime and  their ‘foot…