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  • Giving into Russian blackmail will destroy Council of Europe: European intellectuals, Crimean Tatar leaders, Ukrainian NGOs
    by Alya Shandra on 15. desember 2017 at 21:07

    As reported, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a decision aimed at lifting political sanctions against the Russian Federation. The proponents of the resolution argue that it’s unacceptable having a Council of Europe member which doesn’t pay its membership fees, which Russia cut down on after being denied the right to vote … The post Giving into Russian blackmail will destroy Council of Europe: European intellectuals, Crimean Tatar leaders, Ukrainian NGOs appeared first on Euromaidan Press. […]

  • Sister of youngest Ukrainian prisoner of the Kremlin asks Council of Europe if it’s ready to give up its values
    by Ukrayinska Pravda on 15. desember 2017 at 20:40

    The European Convention on Human Rights stipulates that everyone has the right to liberty and security of person and cannot be arbitrary arrested. Member states of the Council of Europe agreed to fulfil these and other legally binding treaty norms right after the end of the Second World War which nearly destroyed the European civilization. … The post Sister of youngest Ukrainian prisoner of the Kremlin asks Council of Europe if it’s ready to give up its values appeared first on Euromaidan Press. […]

  • Germany bears main brunt of EU sanctions against Russia
    by Euromaidan Press Staff on 15. desember 2017 at 15:29

    According to the study, the German economy suffers by far the largest export losses among the Western Nations due to the sanctions against Russia, the newspaper Rheinische Post reported, citing an unpublished investigation of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW). “Germany accounts for almost 40% of lost trade in the West, while other major … The post Germany bears main brunt of EU sanctions against Russia appeared first on Euromaidan Press. […]

  • A guide to Russian propaganda. Part 4: Russian propaganda operates by law of war
    by Alya Shandra on 15. desember 2017 at 01:54

    Russian propaganda can be confusing. The fakes and manipulations are endless, often outrageous, and differ depending on their target audience. Russian propaganda for Russians differs from Russian propaganda for Ukrainians, Americans, Germans, or Georgians. With all the crazy fakes, it’s easy losing track of what this coordinated hostile information campaign is pursuing altogether, which makes … The post A guide to Russian propaganda. Part 4: Russian propaganda operates by law of war appeared first on Euromaidan Press. […]

  • Children of war: 17-year-old Misha and Artur talk about their fathers, childhood and war
    by Censor.net on 14. desember 2017 at 17:30

    My father, Viktor Makidon, was an officer in the Myrotvorets Battalion. He died of a heart attack in Sloviansk on July 22, 2014. He had retired before the war started in Eastern Ukraine, but decided returned to his duties as a policeman and volunteered for active duty in the front lines. At first, I wanted … The post Children of war: 17-year-old Misha and Artur talk about their fathers, childhood and war appeared first on Euromaidan Press. […]

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  • We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    by Natalie Nougayrède on 9. desember 2017 at 06:00

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to deal with it. Related: Dubious polls and murky media: the truth behind Vladimir Putin’s popularity | Maxim Trudolyubov Continue reading... […]

  • Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian president Saakashvili
    by Staff and agencies in Kyiv on 8. desember 2017 at 22:42

    Opposition leader had been detained in Kyiv on Tuesday but was freed by supportersUkrainian police have recaptured the former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and Saakashvili, who has turned on his one-time patron President Petro Petro Porosjenkoshenko, accusing him of corruption and calling for his removal from office. Continue reading... […]

  • Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kyiv – video
    on 5. desember 2017 at 14:54

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president's flat in central Kyiv early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian media reported• Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kyiv Continue reading... […]

  • Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kyiv
    by Shaun Walker in Moscow on 5. desember 2017 at 14:28

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kyiv apartment, only for him to escape into an angry crowd of supporters.Yuri Lutsenko said allies of Saakashvili had taken money from a Russia-based oligarch to destabilise Ukraine, and gave Saakashvili until 9am on Wednesday to hand himself in to prosecutors and face questioning. Saakashvili dismissed the charges as politicised “lies”. Continue reading... […]

  • Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts
    by Julian Borger in Washington on 28. november 2017 at 20:00

    The secretary of state defended the Trump administration’s plan to slash US diplomacy by 31% despite North Korean missile test and Afghanistan escalationRex Tillerson said on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposal to slash the state department and foreign aid budget is in part based on an expectation it will be able to resolve some of the global conflicts that have been absorbing costly diplomatic and humanitarian support.But in a vivid display of the most urgent diplomatic challenge facing the US, Tillerson was speaking as North Korea carried out a new ballistic missile test – the first since it fired a missile over Japan in mid-September. Related: Out of the loop: Rex Tillerson finds state department sidelined by White House Continue reading... […]

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  • MH17 air crash
    on 28. september 2016 at 15:52

    In July 2014, a Malaysian airliner crashed in Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. What do we know about what happened to flight MH17? […]

  • Kyiv parliament clashes - how small protest turned fatal
    on 31. august 2015 at 14:52

    The BBC's Svyatoslav Khomenko,witnesses a confrontation between police and protesters outside parliament in Kyiv turn bloody. […]

  • Life on border
    on 29. august 2015 at 00:00

    BBC Ukraine reporter Svyatoslav Khomenko visits the small town of Milove where the main street is also a border that separates Ukraine from Russia. […]

  • Putin - boss in Crimea
    on 19. august 2015 at 09:25

    The Russian President makes a controversial visit to Crimea, as citizens there adjust to life after annexation. […]

  • Ukraine: Mariupol school gives lessons in patriotism
    on 2. mars 2015 at 11:33

    The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism. […]

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