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Tetyana Bohdanova

I am an activist and a blogger from Lviv, Ukraine. I started writing to keep in touch with events at home while traveling. My interests include digital activism, civil society and women's rights in Ukraine and its neighbors. I also enjoy reading and traveling. Follow me on Twitter: @TetyUAna

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Latest posts by Tetyana Bohdanova

Poorly regulated and rich in reach: online technologies in Ukraine’s elections

Ukraine’s political life is increasingly lived online. But with political ads and data security poorly regulated, networked politics is open to manipulation.

With elections just days away, Ukraine faces disinformation, cyber attacks and further Russian interference

Ukraine may be home to “the most globally advanced case of computational propaganda.” How will this affect the presidential election?

Outing the Russian Military in Eastern Ukraine

A number of citizen data verification initiatives, both Ukrainian and Russian, specifically focus on tracking down information about the origins and fates of individuals fighting in Donbas.

Remembering Ukraine's ‘Heavenly Hundred’

"It's dangerous and frightening, and today one must be [in the east], like one had to be in Kyiv a year ago. Maidan has moved. It's now at the frontline."

#FreeSavchenko: Ukranian Pilot's Hunger Strike in Russian Prison Hits Ninth Week

International campaigns for the release of Nadiya Savchenko continue. Russian authorities don't seem to have plans to release her. Neither does Savchenko have plans to end her hunger strike.

How #EuroMaidan and War with Russia Have Changed Ukraine's Internet

Global Voices takes a look at how #EuroMaidan and Russia's interventions in Crimea and the Donbas have changed Internet use in Ukraine.

With Blood New and Old, Ukraine's Next Parliament Is Sworn In

As a new Ukrainian Rada is sworn in, a diverse group of MPs immediately faces high political stakes and intense public scrutiny.

Western Ukraine Police Using Facebook to Increase Police Accountability

Ukrainians, Russians on Social Networks: ‘In Case of War, Everyone Will Lose!’

After Russia deployed its troops and seized the southernmost region of Ukraine, both Ukrainians and Russians took to social networks with messages of shock and anti-war sentiment.

Ukraine's President Yanukovych Ousted and Parliament Reshuffled

Following this week's deadly crackdown, an original deal calling for end-2014 elections left protesters unsatisfied. Parliament then ousted Yanuckovich.

#EuroMaidan Medic Shot in Neck Lives to Tweet: “I Am Alive!”

Olesya Zhukovskaya, was shot in the neck by a sniper and managed to tweet "I am dying". Great relief was felt worldwide when she survived.

Ukraine: “A Young Man Died in My Arms” #EuroMaidan

A student in Kyiv, Ukraine tweeted from morning till past midnight on the day of a violent standoff between protesters and police led to as many as 25 deaths and...

Follow the Escalation of Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests Live

Protests took a deadly turn on February 18, and Ukraine is now the scene of a tense stand-off between hundreds of thousands of citizens and government forces.

Media Overblowing Extreme Right's Role in Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests

Protesters include liberals and conservatives, socialists and libertarians, nationalists and cosmopolitans, Christians, non-Christians and atheists, according to a group of scholars pushing back against the media's misrepresentation of Euromaidan.

Four Biggest Misconceptions About #Euromaidan Protests in Ukraine

Online Mapping of Spreading Unrest After Killing of Protesters in Ukraine

During violent clashes between Euromaidan protesters in Kyiv and police, two protesters were killed. Mass anti-government protests erupted in several regions of Ukraine and spread quickly through the country.

Independent Ukrainian Filmmakers Create #Euromaidan Documentaries

INFOGRAPHIC: The New Anti-Democratic Laws of Ukraine

Ukraine Stifles Freedom of Speech, Peaceful Protest With New Law

The Ukrainian parliament has passed a law that openly restricts free speech, peaceful protest and free communications in the country, leaving citizens and journalists outraged.

Ukrainian Protesters Play Lennon's “Imagine” Live to Riot Police

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