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About Hanna Sokolova

Hanna Sokolova is an Ukrainian freelance journalist working on human rights. She has previously worked for MediaPort news agency, as well as Ukrainska Pravda, Current Time, Focus and Left Bank. 

Articles by Hanna Sokolova

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ukraine’s invisible voters

In Ukraine, displaced persons from the Donetsk and Luhansk areas that are not under government control, as well as Russian-annexed Crimea, have no vote in local elections. RU

“It’s very difficult to investigate anything while the war continues”: Ukrainian human rights activist Yevgen Zakharov on investigating war crimes

Four years since the war in eastern Ukraine started, issues over qualification and investigation of war crimes are coming to the fore. RU

Could integration help Ukraine’s Roma?

In Ukraine, civil society campaigners are trying to stop discrimination against Roma communities by helping them organise and integrate. RU

Temporarily displaced pensions: how pensioners in Ukraine’s occupied territories survive against all odds

The Ukrainian state still lacks a mechanism for paying pensions to citizens who live in occupied terroritories. RU

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