Ukraine

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports
  • State Department - Country Documents
  • USCIS RIC Report - Information on whether a person born and raised in Ukraine, who was outside the country at the time of Ukraine's declaration of independence, would be eligible for Ukrainian citizenship. - July 1998 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Fraudulent Documents - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance - Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Citizenship - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR105819.E - Residence registration system including procedures and requirements to register; rights associated with registration; information recorded and who has access to registered information; penalties for unauthorized use of residence registration information  - July 2017 (PDF)
    • UKR104122.E - Residence registration system including procedures and requirements to register; rights associated with registration; information recorded and who has access to registered information; penalties for unauthorized use of residence registration information - Dec. 2012 (PDF)
    • UKR104123.E - Fraudulent documentation, including types of fraudulent documents available and their prevalence; how they are obtained; who is producing and distributing them; how documents are falsified; state efforts to counter their usage - Dec. 2012 (PDF)
    • ZZZ102555 - Whether Ukrainian citizenship is automatically revoked for a Ukrainian who acquires Israeli citizenship, and if so, the procedures for recovering Ukrainian citizenship - June 2007 (PDF)
    • UKR102163 - Documentation required and procedures to be followed by a parent wishing to travel abroad with a minor child in the absence, or without the consent, of the second parent - Feb. 2007 (PDF)
    • UKR101787 - Residential registration procedures; whether a person de registering from his or her former place of residence must inform the registration office of his or her new address and registration - Jan. 2007 (PDF)
    • UKR101567 - Whether a former resident and native of Ukraine who left the country as a minor before 1991 can easily regain Ukrainian citizenship if he or she fulfils the requirements of Article 10 of the Law of Ukraine on the Citizenship of Ukraine; whether it would make a difference if the person has been convicted in another country of a crime for which he or she served time in prison - Oct. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100975 - Availability of fraudulent or illegally obtained medical and police reports - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100389 - Whether a person who has left Ukraine and arrived in Canada using false documents can acquire a Ukrainian international passport from a Ukrainian consulate in Canada using a birth certificate; documents needed to obtain an international passport from a consulate in Canada (Jan. 2005 - Aug. 2005) - Aug. 2005 (PDF)
    • UKR43262 - Availability of fraudulent or illegally obtained identity documents; ease of obtaining and proliferation of fraudulent documents (Aug. 2001 - Jan. 2005) - Jan. 2005 (PDF)
    • UKR42973 - Significance of the automobile symbol stamped into passports when crossing the Ukrainian border; whether the stamp signifies that the vehicle is intended for import/export - Sep. 2004 (PDF)
    • UKR42598 - Procedure for obtaining a propiska; how and where residency information is stored; whether computer databases with personal residence information are available to police (2001 - Present) - May 2004 (PDF)
Law
  • On Citizenship of Ukraine - 2001 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Children - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR102163 - Documentation required and procedures to be followed by a parent wishing to travel abroad with a minor child in the absence, or without the consent, of the second parent - Feb. 2007 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Centre
    • General information on children; health/medical facilities; education - Nov. 2011 (PDF)

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Corruption

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Country Information and Guidance -
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Corruption - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Fear of Organized Crime and Gangs - November 2015 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group
    • Ukraine: Will the Centre Hold? - Dec. 2017 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Disabilities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR42282 - Situation of little people (dwarfs) in Ukraine and treatment by the general public; whether they are targeted by skinheads or nationalist groups; availability of state protection and state programmes benefiting little people - Jan. 2004 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Library of Congress CRS Reports - Ukraine's Presidential Elections and U.S. Policy - Dec. 2004 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR102880 - The political situation, including elections and post-electoral conditions (2007 - July 2008) - July 2008 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National / Racial / Ethnic Minorities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Ethnic Groups - June 2006 (PDF)
    • Country Policy and Information Note Ukraine: Minority groups - Jan. 2017 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104175 - Treatment of ethnic minorities, including Roma; state protection - Sep. 2012 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Groups - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Armenians

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • UKR42792 - Treatment of Armenians in Ukraine and availability of state protection - June 2004 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Jews

US Government Report
  • Report on Global Anti-Semitism - Ukraine - 2006 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Jews - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR100402 - Information on the "Jewish Community of Kalush," including when the organization was founded; whether and when it was registered with the Ukrainian authorities; whether it had difficulties registering; whether the organization sought assistance from other Jewish organizations during its registration process; whether the founders/leaders of the organization had (and currently have) any problems with the authorities or the community due to their involvement; activities; affiliation to other Jewish organizations, including the synagogue in Ivano-Frankovsk (January 2000 - November 2005) - Nov. 2005 (PDF)
    • UKR43145 - Update to UKR40328.E of 25 November 2002; the treatment of minorities (specifically Jews, homosexuals and Tatars) by the United National Assembly - Ukrainian Self-Defense Organization (UNA-UNSO) and information on state action taken against the UNA-UNSO for ill-treatment of minorities - Nov. 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information about societal attitudes towards Jewish people throughout Ukraine - July 2010 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Roma

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Roma - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104175 - Treatment of ethnic minorities, including Roma; state protection - Sep. 2012 (PDF)
    • UKR42334 - Treatment of ethnic Romanians; state protection - Jan. 2004 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Ethnic Russians

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Ethnic Russians - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR42354 - Treatment of Carpatho-Rusyns by authorities and society; state protection - Jan. 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Russian profile (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Crimean Tatars

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Crimean Tatars - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • UKR43145 - Update to UKR40328.E of 25 November 2002; the treatment of minorities (specifically Jews, homosexuals and Tatars) by the United National Assembly - Ukrainian Self-Defense Organization (UNA-UNSO) and information on state action taken against the UNA-UNSO for ill-treatment of minorities - Nov. 2004 (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office - Women - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance - Women Fearing Gender Based Violence - November 2015 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR103539 - Domestic violence including state protection available to victims; support services and availability of state-supported shelters; recourse vailable to women who are stalked or harassed by their former spouses - Aug. 2010 (PDF)
    • UKR103034 - How the residence registration system affects women who wish to relocate to another city to flee domestic abuse; procedures for changing registration; protection of information; legal consequences for not changing registration; ability to live and work in another city without changing registration; steps that can be taken to avoid disclosing a new address - March 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2013 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Profile
    • Women's Work: Discrimination Against Women in the Ukrainian Labor Force - Aug. 2003 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Human Rights - June 2006 (PDF)
    • Country Policy and Information Note Ukraine: Prison conditions – Apr. 2017 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • UKR42282 - Situation of little people (dwarfs) in Ukraine and treatment by the general public; whether they are targeted by skinheads or nationalist groups; availability of state protection and state programs benefiting little people - Jan. 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2018 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • Amnesty International Report
    • Ukraine: Crimea in the dark: The silencing of dissent - Dec. 2016 (PDF)
    • “Euromaydan” – Human Rights violations during protests in Ukraine – Dec. 2013 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Human Rights violations by law enforcement officials – Nov. 2012 (PDF)
    • "No Evidence of a Crime" - Paying the Price for Police Impunity in Ukraine - 2011 (PDF)
    • "Put Deeds Before Words" Deliver Human Rights for Ukraine - 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 20172016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House
  • Human Rights Watch - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Reports
    • Buffeted in the Borderland - The Treatment of Migrants and Asylum Seekers in Ukraine - Dec. 2010 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • "Nobody Wants Us": The Alienated Civilians of Eastern Ukraine - Oct. 2018 (PDF)

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Justice System

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Judiciary - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance
    • Ukraine: Military service - Apr. 2017 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Police - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Judiciary - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Prison Conditions - Jan. 2016 (PDF)
    • Military - Nov. 2015 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • UKR105399 - The new law on police and its effectiveness; recourse and state protection available to private citizens who have been the victims of criminal actions of police officers in Kiev (2014-January 2015) - Jan. 2016 (PDF)
    • UKR100955 - The Ministry of Internal Affairs' interrogation procedure in Ivano-Frankivsk and elsewhere, including method of recording and transcribing the interrogation, persons present during interrogation and duration of interrogation (February 2006) - March 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR42564 - Article 142.2 of the Ukrainian Penal Code that was in force in September 1996; penalties provided by this Article - April 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Ukraine: A Year after Euromaydan, justice delayed, justice denied – Feb. 2015 (PDF)
    • Summary Killings During the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine – Oct. 2014 (PDF)
    • Abductions and torture in Eastern Ukraine – July 2014 (PDF)
    • Blunt Force - Torture and Police Impunity in Ukraine - Oct. 2011 (PDF)
    • "No Evidence of a Crime" - Paying the Price for Police Impunity in Ukraine - 2011 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Annual Report - Arbitrary Detention, Torture, and Discriminatory Practices - 2018 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Can Peacekeepers Break the Deadlock in Ukraine? - Dec. 2017 (PDF)
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information on whether police protection is available and effective against organised crime in Ukraine - Aug. 2012 (PDF)

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Law

Maps


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Medical Availability

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Medical Services - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104121.E - the structure and administration of the health system; access to health care throughout Ukraine; ability of people to access their medical records and procedures for doing so; who has access to medical records; the types of medical documents and their contents; falsification of medical documents; whether medical staff are legally required to report instances of violence to the police - Jan. 2013 (PDF)
    • UKR103557 - Obligations of medical personnel or institutions to file reports with authorities when a victim of assault or other crime is treated - Aug. 2010 (PDF)
    • UKR103300 - How patient medical cards/booklets are used by hospitals and employers - Oct. 2009 (PDF)
    • UKR101383 - How patient medical cards/booklets are currently used; description of the card and to what the bea6rer is entitled (July 2006) - July 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100975 - Availability of fraudulent or illegally obtained medical and police reports - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR43124 - Follow-up to UKR43092.E of 25 October 2004 on whether hospitals, particularly in the Chernivitsi region, issued ambulatory cards to patients during the perestroika years (1985-1991), which then had to be presented to hospital officials whenever patients were admitted for medical care and attention; whether ambulatory cards continue to be issued to hospital patients (2004) - Nov. 2004 (PDF)
    • UKR43092 - Whether hospitals, particularly in the Chernivitsi region, issued ambulatory cards to patients during the perestroika years, which then had to be presented to hospital officials whenever patients were admitted for medical care and attention (1985-1991) - Oct. 2004 (PDF)
Intergovernmental Organization Reports
  • World Health Organization Page
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch Report
    • Uncontrolled Pain: Ukraine's Obligation to Ensure Evidence-Based Palliative Care - May 2011 (PDF)
    • Rhetoric and Risk - Human Rights Abuses Impeding Ukraine's Fight against HIV/AIDS - Mar. 2006 (PDF)
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Centre
    • General information on children; health/medical facilities; education - Nov. 2011 (PDF)

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Political Parties - June 2006 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR105554.E - Information on the Right Sector, including affiliated groups and activities; involvement in eastern Ukraine; relations with authorities (2013-July 2016) - July 2016 (PDF)
    • UKR105553.E - The Rodina Party, including information on leaders, membership, representation in government, political platform; relations with authorities and the general public (2013-July 2016) - July 2016 (PDF)
    • UKR104918.E - Ukraine: Situation of Yanukovych's opponents since the Euromaidan events, including high-profile individuals and journalists; state protection offered to them (2013-June 2014) - July 2014 (PDF)
    • UKR104895.E - Ukraine: Political situation, including relationship between the Svoboda Party and the Party of Regions (Partiya Rehioniv, PR), and their regions of influence; state protection for participants in the conflict (2013-June 2014) - July 2014 (PDF)
    • UKR104081.FE - The Rodina party, including its leaders, its membership, its representation in the government, its political platform; its relations with the authorities and the general public - Apr. 2012 (PDF)
    • UKR103697 - The activities of the Ukrainian National Assembly - Ukrainian National Self Defense Organization (Ukrainska Natsionalna Asambleya - Ukrainska Narodna Sambooborunu, UNA-UNSO), including violent activities (2005 - January 2011) - Feb. 2011 (PDF)
    • UKR101137 - Treatment of members of the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (United) [SDPU(U)]; treatment of supporters of Yanukovych; whether there are regions of the country where pro-Yanukovych supporters are in the majority or in control (January 2005 - April 2006) - Apr. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100683 - Whether supporters or members of opposition parties are subject to mistreatment by the current administration of Viktor Iouchtchenko or by the police or other state organ; whether members or supporters of Julia Tymoshenko's party or bloc are at any risk; whether supporters of the previous regime are at risk (December 2004 - December 2005) - Dec. 2005 (PDF)
    • UKR42849 - Ideology, goals, organization and activities of the Ukrainian Nationalist Assembly-Ukrainian Nationalist Self-Defense Organization (UNA-UNSO); treatment of UNA-UNSO members by the authorities (January 1999 - August 2004) - Aug. 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • International Crisis Group - Uzbekistan: The Hundred Days - March 2017 (PDF)
  • Council of Europe
    • Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Mar. 2011 (PDF)

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Treatment of asylum seekers - June 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch Profile
    • Buffeted in the Borderland - The Treatment of Migrants and Asylum Seekers in Ukraine - Dec. 2010 (PDF)
    • On the Margins Rights Violations against Migrants and Asylum Seekers at the New Eastern Border of the European Union - Nov. 2005 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - International Protection Considerations Related to the Developments in Ukraine – Update III - September 2015

Foreign Law


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Religion

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Religion - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Country Information and Guidance - Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Freedom of Religion - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104393.E - Information on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, including structure and hierarchy; information on the dispute between the Kyiv and Moscow Patriarchates (2012-April 2013) - May 2013 (PDF)
    • UKR101806 - Alternative military service available to Pentecostals (2005 - 2006) - Dec. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR101120 - Treatment of members of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox and True Orthodox religions (2004 - March 2006) - Mar. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR42708 - Whether conscientious objection on the basis of religion is a ground for exemption from military service; the list of religions in which membership permits exemption from military service; recourse offered by the military to a person whose alternative service is cancelled on the basis that he is discovered to be an Evangelical Christian-Baptist - July 2004 (PDF)
Foreign Law Non-Government Organization Report
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information about societal attitudes towards Jewish people throughout Ukraine - July 2010 (PDF)

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - July 2017 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Dec. 2015 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104177 - Treatment of sexual minorities, including legislation, state protection and support services - Dec. 2012 (PDF)
    • UKR102880 - The situation of homosexuals; availability of support groups and state protection - Aug. 2008 (PDF)
    • UKR100978 - Organizations, publications and social establishments open to the homosexual population in Ukraine (February 2006) - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100977 - Impact of anti-Semitic acts in Ukraine on the lives of members of the Jewish communities in Kiev, Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk and Odessa; whether members of the Jewish communities in Kiev, Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk and Odessa feel "persecuted" (February 2006) - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100976 - Treatment of homosexuals in Kiev; availability of state protection for homosexuals in Kiev (February 2006) - Feb. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR100719 - Treatment of gay and lesbian persons by society and state authorities; state protection (January 2003 - November 2005) - Nov. 2005 (PDF)
    • UKR43145 - Update to UKR40328.E of 25 November 2002; the treatment of minorities (specifically Jews, homosexuals and Tatars) by the United National Assembly - Ukrainian Self-Defense Organization (UNA-UNSO) and information on state action taken against the UNA-UNSO for ill-treatment of minorities - Nov. 2004 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Northing to Be Proud of: Descrimination Against LGBTI People in Ukraine  – July 2014 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Annual Report - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - 2018 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Organized Crime

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Fear of organised criminal gangs - May 2016 (PDF), Nov. 2015 (PDF) 
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR104176.E - Crime situation, including organized crime; police and state response; availability of witness protection - Sept. 2012 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Report
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information on whether police protection is available and effective against organised crime in Ukraine - Aug. 2012 (PDF)
    • Information on the methods used by criminal organisations in Ukraine - Aug. 2012 (PDF)
    • Information on the prevalence of organised crime in Ukraine - Nov. 2010 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Military Service

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Country Information and Guidance  - Ukraine: Military service - Nov 2016 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • UKR101806 - Alternative military service available to Pentecostals (2005 - 2006) - Dec. 2006 (PDF)
    • UKR43145 - Update to UKR40328.E of 25 November 2002; the treatment of minorities (specifically Jews, homosexuals and Tatars) by the United National Assembly - Ukrainian Self-Defense Organization (UNA-UNSO) and information on state action taken against the UNA-UNSO for ill-treatment of minorities - Nov. 2004 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Ukraine: Crimea, Donetsk & Luhansk

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Country Information and Guidance  
    • Country Policy and Information Note  Ukraine: Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk – Sept.2017 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Police - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Judiciary - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Freedom of Religion - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Freedom of Speech and Expression - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Citizenship - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
    • Ukraine: Crimea, Donetsk & Luhansk - Jan. 2016 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Report


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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Country Information and Guidance  - Ukraine: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation - Freedom of Speech and Expression - Aug. 2016 (PDF)
  • UK Home Office Report - Freedom of Speech and Media - June 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International Report
    • Ukraine: Crimea in the dark: The silencing of dissent - Dec. 2016 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Annual Report - Freedom of Expression and Media - 2018 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Profile
    • Negotiating the News: Informal State Censorship of Ukrainian Television - Mar. 2003 (PDF)
  • Freedom House

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Timeline

Trafficking

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Trafficking - June 2006 (PDF)
  • UK Country Information and Guidance
Foreign Law

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons - Eastern Europe and Central Asia - 2016 (PDF)

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Terrorism

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Torture

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International Report
    • Breaking Bodies – Torture and summary killings in Eastern Ukraine – May 2015 (PDF)
    • Abductions and torture in Eastern Ukraine – July 2014 (PDF)
    • Blunt Force - Torture and Police Impunity in Ukraine - Oct. 2011 (PDF)
  • Council of Europe
    • Report to the Ukrainian Government on the visit to Ukraine carried out by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) - Sept. 2009 (PDF)
    • Response of the Ukrainian Government to the report of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on its visit to Ukraine - Sept. 2009 (PDF)

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Updated October 19, 2018

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