Members of a local election commission empty a ballot box at a polling station after voting in Kyiv, Oct. 26, 2014.
A fundamental commitment by the participating states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE, is to guarantee freedom of expression.
Central Europe is once again on the front line in the fight to protect freedom and democracy.
Individuals from minority groups continue to be denied full human rights.
All participating states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE, have committed themselves to upholding the principles of justice, democratic lawmaking, and independence of the judiciary.