30 October 2017, Monday
Protesters outside Verkhovna Rada put forward three demands to the power. Two of them are to create the independent anti-corruption court, cancel deputy immunity. It is very likely that these demands will be met by the regime, political expert…
7 October 2013, Monday
Pres Yanukovych won’t pardon Tymoshenko to send her abroad for medical treatment, political expert Serhy Taran said. …
20 June 2013, Thursday
It’s good that Batkivshchyna’s leader Arseny Yatseniujk has met with Pres Yanukovych, but the rub is that their meet was not public, says Serhy Taran, director of the International Institute of Democracy, speaking to ZIK June 20.…
7 April 2013, Sunday
What we are having now will soon lose its value.
The laws passed by Verkhovna Rada and VR itself will lose value.
Ukrainians with their diverse NGOs, discussions and projects will have no value, same as armchair voters who are eagerly waiting for…
4 January 2013, Friday
In 2013, the fate of Ukraine’s integration in the European Union will be decided, Serhy Taran of the Kyiv-based Sotsiovymir think tank said, addressing a roundtable held by ZIK TV Jan. 4.…
13 December 2012, Thursday
New Rada speaker, Volodymyr Rybak, sits well with both the Party of Regions and president, the head of the Sociovymir think tank, Serhy Taran told ZIK Dec. 13.
Before, only prominent politicians had been typically elected Rada speakers. Rybak,…
3 July 2012, Tuesday
The approval today by the Rada of the bill on the use of Russian will hardly benefit Viktor Yanukovych as it moves him away from his present centrist position, political expert Serhy Taran said, speaking to The Tyzhden July 3.…