Ukraine Centre UA’s Svitlana Zalischuk at the Personal Democracy Forum Poland — CEE 2014

Last week I attended the Personal Democracy Forum in Warsaw, Poland, where I was invited to speak on a panel discussing the situation of the independent media and democracy in the South Caucasus. The event had been planned a few months in advance, but coinciding with events next door in Ukraine, including the Russian military intervention in Crimea, the conference’s agenda seemed very timely indeed.

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Another Ukraine Euromaidan Solidarity Rally in Tbilisi As MPs Brawl in the Georgian Parliament

Last night saw another rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, in support of Euromaidan protestors in Ukraine. Unlike last week's rallies, which were decidedly more grassroots, the latest rally appeared more organised and of interest to media, probably because of the involvement of Tbilisi's Mayor and plans to illuminate a prominent building on the city's central Freedom Square in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

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