March 2021 marks seven years since the illegal occupation and annexation of the Crimean Peninsula by the Russian Federation. TCUP asked experts about the general sentiment in Ukraine around the issue of Crimea and its annexation, President Zelensky’s potential policy moves toward deoccupation and reintegration, and the role of the Crimean Tatar community in the future.... Read more about What Comes Next for Crimea? Experts Reflect on Seven Years of Occupation
The TCUP Conference continued on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, with a lively discussion of the role of civil society and mass mobilizations in Ukrainian democracy.... Read more about TCUP Conference: Day 2
High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC): Created in 2018 to prosecute corruption cases, especially those involving political figures. What makes this court distinct is the involvement of the Public Council of International Experts (PICE), a group of non-Ukrainian advisors who can block judicial candidates from serving on the court if there are concerns about a person’s integrity.... Read more about Ukraine’s Judicial Institutions: A Primer
On Saturday, January 25, 2020, TCUP Director Emily Channell-Justice attended “Activism Rising: Ukraine at a Turning Point,” a conversation between Ukrainian film director and former political prisoner Oleg Sentsov and scholar Nina Khrushcheva in New York City.... Read more about Oleg Sentsov Speaks to New York Audiences
TCUP—the Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program—is a new initiative at HURI that focuses on matters related to today's Ukraine. Here, Emily Channell-Justice, TCUP Director, discusses key points of a conference she recently attended in Ukraine.