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Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
(Ukrainian: Українська правда, literally Ukrainian Truth) is a popular Ukrainian Internet newspaper, founded by Georgiy R. Gongadze
Georgiy R. Gongadze
in April, 2000 (the day of the Ukrainian constitutional referendum).[2] Published mainly in Ukrainian with selected articles published in or translated to Russian and English, the newspaper is tailored towards a general readership with some particular emphasis placed on the hot issues of the politics of Ukraine. The Ukrainian government has at times reportedly exerted pressure on the publication to restrict access to freedom of information.[3] Along with Hromadske TV
Hromadske TV
and Center UA (Center for United Action), Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
is part of the MediaHub Kyiv.


1 Initiatives and achievements 2 Off-spring websites of the Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
project 3 Chief editors 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Initiatives and achievements[edit]

Georgiy Gongadze, co-founder and first editor of the Ukrayinska Pravda.

Ukrayinska Pravda's chief investigative journalists, Serhiy Leshchenko (center) and Mustafa Nayem
Mustafa Nayem
(right), interview politician Taras Chornovil.

Ukrayinska Pravda's journalist Pavel Sheremet
Pavel Sheremet
died in Kiev
on 20 July 2016 in a car explosion.[4]

A cartoon from Ukrayinska Pravda

The newspaper was often first to investigate and publish the material on corruption or unethical conduct of, or related to, Ukrainian politicians from all political camps. In December 2002, Ukrayinska Pravda was refused a press accreditation by the (then) General Prosecutor of Ukraine
Svyatoslav Piskun
Svyatoslav Piskun
(an offence against the Criminal Code of Ukraine).[5] Staff and contributors of the Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
have pioneered many legal and research techniques aimed at advancing freedom of information in Ukraine, particularly those concerning the public spending, public procurement and offshore tax evasion. Staff journalists routinely participate in non-partisan public actions promoting democracy and press freedom in the country. Ukrayinska Pravdas online forum is one of the most diverse and widely attended internet political discussion fora in Ukraine. Off-spring websites of the Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
project[edit] Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
is also the umbrella site for the following later-created sister websites:

Economichna Pravda (literally "economic truth") – economy and business news and publications Табло ID – celebrity illustrated news site, paying significant attention to the public life of Ukrainian politicians and statesmen Champion.com.ua – sports news site Ukrayinska Pravda.Kyiv – local news and articles on Kiev
city Ukrayinska Pravda.Zhyttia (literally "Life") – social ezine Istorychna Pravda – non-news history magazine blog-post sections:

Ukrayinska Pravda.Blohy – "Blogs" (selected bloggers) Ukrayinska Pravda.Narodni Blohy – "People's Blogs" (public blogging)

Editorial copyright disclaimers[6] collectively describe these sites as the "Ukrayinska Pravda" Internet Holding", not specifying the legal nature of the holding. Among regular bloggers at Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda
are Anatoliy Hrytsenko, Ruslana Lyzhychko, Inna Bohoslovska, Tetyana Chornovol, Yuriy Lutsenko and many others. Chief editors[edit]

2000-2000 Georgiy Gongadze, Olena Prytula (deputy) 2000-2014 Olena Prytula, Serhiy Leshchenko
Serhiy Leshchenko
(deputy) 2014–present Sevğil Musayeva-Borovyk

See also[edit]

Georgiy Gongadze / Myroslava Gongadze Cassette Scandal
Cassette Scandal
/ Mykola Mel'nychenko Tetiana Chornovol Politics of Ukraine Pravda (other) Internet in Ukraine


^ "Pravda.com.ua Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01.  ^ a b Beheaded: The Killing of a Journalist by J.V. Koshiw, Artemia Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-9543764-0-6 (page 63) ^ http://helsinki.org.ua/en/index.php?id=1349967143 ^ Kramer, Andrew E. (20 July 2016). "Pavel Sheremet, Journalist in Ukraine, Is Killed in Car Bombing". nytimes.com. The New York Times. Retrieved 20 July 2016.  ^ JOURNALISTS BOYCOTT PROSECUTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE, Ukrayinska Pravda (December 5, 2002) ^ Правила використання матеріалів сайтів Інтернет-холдингу "Українська правда", Часті запитання(in Ukrainian)

External links[edit]

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