Investigative journalist runs for parliament to fight corruption

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Jan. 12, 2012, 10:10 p.m. | Ukraine — by Oksana Grytsenko

Tetiana Chornovil

Ukraine could soon have its answer to Russia’s anti-corruption crusader-cum-politician Aleksei Navalny – investigative journalist Tetiana Chornovil.
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Anonymous Jan. 12, 2012, 10:31 p.m.    

Good luck to you, Ms. Chornovil; I only suggest you watch what you eat and don't leave your apartment without an escort; but I'm sure you already know that.

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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 8:05 a.m.    

Difference between Navalnyy &amp; Chornovil:

1) Navalnyy - wrote done numerious of requested to court, defending the investors rights + found rospil - where he canceled numerious of unfair governmental buying auctions (defending money collected from Russian ppl)

2) What did Chornovil do expect journalist &quot;bla-bla&quot;? everybody in this country KNOW (for 10Y) that a lot of ppl are unhonest and got others money. every TV-channel, every newspaper. HATE. I HATE. Let's do smth. If Chornovil would like to take part on Election - plz JUST DO SMTH. plz no bla-bla.

// left to finish fin modelling/..

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Anonymous Jan. 12, 2012, 11:42 p.m.    

Another one of the top journalists in Ukraine.

Good luck, Ms. Chornovil!!!

You can do it.

You go, girl.


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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 12:28 a.m.    

Go girl!!

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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 1:14 a.m.    

Finally , someone with enough guts to stand up against Yanuk and his corrupt cronnies.

You have my support.....and I wish all the people will help you also.

Congratulations !!


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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 2:53 a.m.    

Whilst I support her intentions the fact is she will be taking votes away from potential winning candidates. This is the main problem with the first-past-the-post voting system.

the system does not encourage independent candidates in fact it works against them Look at the distribution of seats to voters support in Britain, Canada and the USA. To win a seat as an independent would take considerable financial resources and for one of the major players to not run. If she runs in a seat where the opposition has a marginal lead then she will be preventing the opposition from wining the seat.

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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 1:14 a.m.    


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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 2:49 a.m.    

Under Ukraine 'new' first-past-the-post electoral system all she will be doing is taking votes away from the opposition. It bis interesting that KyivPost failed to indicate which local district seat she intends to stand. She will have to select her seat well in order to make a point. If Ukraine had adopted a preferential voting system then there is an outside chance that an independent could win.

More information google 'Gaming the vote'.

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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 4:57 a.m.    

is she related to the famous &quot;Ruh leader&quot; Vyacheslav Chornovil???

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Anonymous Jan. 13, 2012, 5:48 a.m.    

Христос Раждається!

The Association of Catholic Media Workers of Ukraine have defined their values as follows: truth, openness, dignity, freedom, and responsibility. Ms Chornavil should solicit their professional assistance in reporting on her campaign, supporters, backers, scope and goals.

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Anonymous Jan. 14, 2012, 1:05 a.m.    

Dear Tetiana Chornovil and Oksana Grytsenko,

Will an Investigative journalist do a followup story on this?

Will they even investigate assaulting small UKRAINIAN children?

Christmas Caroling - lessons from the risk to life

In a small village in Luhansk guys go to neighbors to greet them with Christmas. One of them - eleven year old Sasha, then ended up in hospital with concussion.;items=45112&amp;type=0

PS Why is this guy not even in jail?

Read more:


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Anonymous Jan. 14, 2012, 5:58 a.m.    

Meanwhile, what happened to the budget money for the school children in Ukraine?

Learning without textbooks!

When it was time to give the homework for the English class, the children said, that they have no textbooks, so they are unlikely to pursue it. It appeared that in the whole class, only 2 books were bought - both books were bought by the parents, with their own money.

There are not enough school books not only for English classes, but also Ukrainian literature and Ukrainian culture. 4 books cost about 200 Hr, but every rural family can not find such a sum.


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PS I usually do copy/paste for comments (with google translate}, but this comment, I translated.

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Anonymous Jan. 14, 2012, 1:08 a.m.    

I fear she may soon suffer the same fate as Gongadze- let's hope she doesn't.

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