East or West? Ukraine now has to choose its path
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East or West? Ukraine Now Has to Choose

According to an old folk tradition, if a man knocks on the door of a Ukrainian beauty with a marriage proposal, but does not win her heart, she will reject…

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Femen Leader: British Women Need Us

Femen, the topless feminist & lesbian protest group, is coming to Britain next month. One of its leaders, Inna Shevchenko, 23, tells why British women should strip off and join…

Volodymyr Kiriiazi Commented the EU-Ukraine Strifes on Gay Rights
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Volodymyr Kiriiazi Commented the EU-Ukraine Strifes on Gay Rights

From 27 to 29 November, Vilnius will host the summit of the Eastern partnership, where Ukraine plans to sign an association agreement with the European Union, and enter into the…

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Ukraine Ombudsman Calls for LGBT Hate Crime Laws

The Ukrainian Parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights has called for LGBT status to be added to the country’s hate crime laws and for an end to attempts to ban so-called…

ukraine lgbt activists leaded by volodymyr kiriiazi
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Ukraine: EU Should Raise LGBT Rights at Summit

The European Union should urge the Ukrainian government at the upcoming EU-Ukraine summit to end abuses against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Ukraine, Human Rights Watch and…

Freedom House - Ukraine NO Longer Free
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“Freedom House”: Ukraine NO Longer ‘Free’

Twenty-five countries showed significant declines in democracy in 2010 with little serious resistance from the democratic world, the watchdog group Freedom House reported Thursday.

Gay Ukraine with One Foot in Europe
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Ukraine with One Foot in Europe

After the Orange Revolution many Ukrainian gay boys hoped that the political changes taking place in their country would promptly lead to EU membership talks. At the very least they…