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NATO will continue its dialogue with Ukraine on human rights and the rule of law | February 24, 2011

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that an integral part of Ukraine’s partnership with the Alliance is the further dialogue and debate on issues related to democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

EU will support the aspirations of the Libyan people | February 24, 2011

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso informed that EU demands from the Libyan authorities that they stop violence towards their citizens and start supporting the aspirations of the Libyan people.

Russia called to fight internet-based extremism | February 23, 2011

The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev calls to fight extremism on the Internet, but not by shutting down access to the worldwide web.

It’s been offered to create a Children’s Rights Commissioner post in Ukraine | February 22, 2011

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports supports the idea of a Children’s Rights Commissioner post.

UN condemns Belarus for Human Rights violations | February 22, 2011

The United Nations has condemned the imprisonment and harsh jail sentences given to independent media and opposition leaders in Belarus who protested the outcome of December's presidential elections.

Russians started complaining about their rights violations | February 22, 2011

Russians started complaining about their rights violations, said the Ombudsman of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Lukin.

OSCE will help Azerbaijan in the fight against domestic violence | February 22, 2011

The OSCE experts are developing recommendations on how to fight domestic violence, relevant to the Azerbaijan context.

The number of extremist crimes in Russia is rising | February 17, 2011

The number of crimes related to extremism has increased by 20%, said the head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bastrykin

The project «Youth of Ukraine and Russia against fascism and extremism» is launched in Lugansk. | February 17, 2011

On February 15 in the Lugansk regional council, a long-term agreement on cooperation between the regional youth council and the board of Lygansk regional organization of Veterans of Ukraine was signed.

The European Court of Human Rights has nearly 10,000 pending applications against Ukraine | February 17, 2011

The judicial reform should include the shortening of the terms of criminal procedures, says the head of the Supreme Court of special consideration of civil and criminal cases of Ukraine, Leonid Fesenko.