Emergency settings, such as warfare, often reveal practical drawbacks of the legislation, surplus bureaucracy regarding documents, or a complete inability to obtain particular services. Yet they also shed light on modern and digital solutions that will last even after the cessation of hostilities. Thus, amidst the initial collapse and current challenges, family law is adjusting so that it is able to respond to the war and to effectively regulate family relations.
Terrorism is one more of those terms that everyone seems ready to use, but no one can agree on an exact definition. Let's add one more definition to the previous ones. The UN General Assembly use the following in its pronouncements on terrorism: "Criminal acts intended or calculated to provoke a state of terror in the general public, a group of persons or particular persons for political purposes are in any circumstance unjustifiable, whatever the considerations of a political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or any other nature that may be invoked to justify them."
Starting on 24 February 2022 the war in Ukraine demonstrates that children are the most vulnerable population due to their age, inability to protect themselves and fragile mental health. Right now, there is no safe place for children in Ukraine.
russia has committed numerous war crimes in Ukraine over the last few months. Some of these acts are so horrible that they can be classified only as terrorism. More and more voices from the media and Western establishment call on recognizing russia as a terrorist state...
There is hardly any Ukrainian left who has not even tried for the last three months to raise or remit money to meet needs of our military. It is often the case that a Privatbank card number, which is given in the first comment to the social media post, is used to raise funds. However, volunteers are facing the risk of having huge amounts of tax charged if they accept money to their personal bank cards...
Years of occupation of Ukraine by russia, whatever form it happened in, made Ukraine look close to russia in all senses to the rest of the world. International businesses considered this closeness as a marker to optimize operations in Eastern Europe. In management terms, it often resulted in direct reporting of Ukrainians to russian offices instead of headquarters. In legal terms, the result was often the corporate control of russian units of multinational corporations over Ukrainian units or other forms of control such as IP licensing...
Beyond the standard government response to a military invasion – a switch to martial law mode of operation, Ukraine has turned its IT industry into one of the key instruments to keep the country afloat. Since 24 February IT has done and continues to be extraordinarily successful in saving lives and defending homeland. People can rely on applications to swiftly inform them of air raids, satellite internet access ensures military and emergency communication...
For the time being, one of the most wished-for gifts for any volunteer organization is a car. That is why, over the past two and a half months, domestic businesses and the Ukrainians have handed over thousands of vehicles to volunteers to meet their needs. However, not all such transfers were formalized correctly. This article provides a step-by-step instruction on how to properly donate a car registered in Ukraine to a non-profit organization...