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Interview with Michel and Olena Terestchenko in the European Parliament

Gary Cartwright (EU today) speaks with Michel Terestchenko (mayor of Hlukhiv) and Olena Terestchenko (social acivist) in the European Parliament. Being one of the most pro-EU and anti-corruption politicians in Ukraine, Michel and Olena came to Brussels to inform European… Continue Reading →

Інтерв’ю з Мішелем і Оленою Терещенко в Європарламенті

Олена (громадський активіст) і Мішель Терещенко (мер Глухова) – прогресивні українські політики, які боряться з корупцією у Глухові та в Києві – приїхали в Брюссель щоб розповісти про ситуацію в Україні європейським політикам та залучитись їхньою підтримкою в побудові успішної європейської… Continue Reading →

The best way is diversity, multiculturalism and respect, – Sudanese political refugee in Europe

This is the interview with Alhadi Agabeldour, a Sudanese political immigrant in Belgium, a founder and president of African International Institute for Peace, a lawyer, a poet and an advocate of global peace and respect. Could you please introduce yourself,… Continue Reading →

European ideas crash against the wall of Ukrainian corruption in a small historic city on the Russian border

Michel Terestchenko is an heir of the prominent old Tereshchenko family (See historical note) of sugar producers, landowners, and philanthropists. Being a successful businessman in France, Michel decided to return to the land of his forefathers and started a honey… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part IV

This is the fourth part of the interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the future of Russian democracy, people’s attitude towards the West and the possibility to change power in… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part III

This is the third part of the interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the development of Russian democracy, his life-long struggle with Russia’s tyrannical regime and people’s attitude towards Ukraine…. Continue Reading →

The conflict in Donbas through the eyes of a young local

Arina, could you please introduce yourself? I am Arina Kozlova. I am 18 years old and I come from Luhansk. The military conflict in the Donbas region forced me to leave my city, and, subsequently, the country, as with many… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part II

This is the second part of an interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the development of democracy in Russia, his life-long struggle with Russia’s tyrannical regime, Russian foreign relations, and… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part I

This is the first part of an interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the development of democracy in Russia, his life-long struggle with Russia’s tyrannical regime, Russian foreign relations, and… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Science is in Decay

An interview with a Ukrainian professor and member of Ukrainian National Academy of Science, who did not want to reveal his name due to fear of losing his job. How would you describe the development of science in Ukraine in… Continue Reading →

“Ukrainian government is interested in closed data, but we will fight to open them”

Foreword: Ukraine is a country steeped in corruption. Politicians in power fully control policy and courts. It is difficult for businessmen to operate unless they have connections in government. Truthful entrepreneurial data is very difficult to find. Open data policy… Continue Reading →

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