This Week On Sunday Show:
✅ Who Killed Pavlo Sheremet?
10 months after Pavel Sheremet, a high-profile Ukrainian journalist, was murdered, there's been little progress in the official investigation. Moreover, there are serious gaps in the questioning of key witnesses and the assassination itself has possible links to the Ukrainian spy-agency, as a new investigation by Hromadske and the international Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has exposed. We talked to the journalists who broke the story.
Anna Babinets, Investigative journalist, producer of the film 'Who killed Pavel?'
Dmytro Gnap, Investigative journalist, co-author of the film 'Who killed Pavel?'
✅ Are There Any Traces of The "Russian Spring" in Eastern Ukraine?
Exactly three years ago Mariupol, the second biggest city in Donbas, became one of the main epicenters of the so-called "Russian Spring", a coverup for the Russian invasion of Eastern Ukraine. It started on May 9, 2014 with deadly clashes & shootings between authorities and Russian-backed separarists, followed by a military takeover by paramilitary forces loyal to the Ukrainian government.
What does the city look now and where does the loyalty of locals lies? Hromadske reports from the biggest Ukrainian frontline fortress in Eastern Ukraine.
✅ Three Years after the Odesa Massacre: No Justice
Three years ago, on 2 May 2014, 48 people died during Odesa's deadly clashes between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian demonstrators. Little justice has been delivered in the case since then. Hromadske visited Odesa for the memorial.
✅ Will The New French President Shift The Power Balance in Eastern Europe?
The new president of France, Emmanuel Macron, has been sworn in at the Élysée Palace. What does it mean for Europe and the European Union, but moreover, will it change the power balance between the EU and Russia in Eastern Europe?
Boris Najman, Associate Professor at University Paris Est Creteil
✅ Ukraine: Celebrating Diversity or Conformity?
The Eurovision Song Contest has finished in Ukraine. This year it has been exceptionally political. Ukraine used the opportunity to distance itself from the Kremlin's conservative and homophobic values with progressive and liberal messages of inclusion and diversity. But in the end, some civil rights fighters found the Ukrainian strategy a bit shallow. Does Eurovision help civil rights progress in developing European countries in any way? We talk to the Kyiv Pride organizers, who used the event for the their first ever crowfunding campaign.
Zoryan Kis, a Kyiv Pride organizer.