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    Maidan killings probe: More Berkut police troops detained as new evidence unearthed
    Oct04

    Maidan killings probe: More Berkut police troops detained as new evidence unearthed

    The law enforcers detained part of the former troops of the Berkut police special forces after the exposing testimony of one of their ex-colleagues, who is already a suspect in the case, according to Oleksandr Kovalchuk of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. Commenting on the fact that one of the former...

    Self-censorship on Ukrainian TV: how do the most viewed TV channels report Poroshenko’s activities
    Oct04

    Self-censorship on Ukrainian TV: how do the most viewed TV channels report Poroshenko’s activities

    Eugenia Kuznetsova, PhD (University of Deusto), published by Vox Ukraine VoxUkraine has analysed the references to President Petro Poroshenko in the weekly TV news bulletins on Sunday and has reached a very surprising conclusion. Either the editorial policy of the four most popular TV channels is biased in relation to the president, or their...

    IMF want to launch land market in Ukraine waiting for significant economic gains
    Oct04

    IMF want to launch land market in Ukraine waiting for significant economic gains

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that the launch of the land market in Ukraine can generate significant economic gains, according to the Fund`s country report released upon completion of the second review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). ”While Ukraine has a vast area of arable land, use of this land is currently limited by...

    Ukraine sees 32 attacks in Donbas in last day
    Oct04

    Ukraine sees 32 attacks in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 32 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 times in the Mariupol sector, 10 times in the Donetsk sector and six times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the enemy...

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year
    Oct04

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year

    Ukraine may obtain from its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, another loan tranche within the Extended Fund Facility in the amount of $1.3 billion, and another four tranches totaling some $5.4 billion in 2017, according to the IMF report. The third review of the cooperation program is scheduled for November 2016. That is when the...

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas
    Oct04

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas

    Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say they have evidence that slave labor camps reminiscent of Soviet gulags are operating in rebel-controlled areas, according to the BBC. A newly published report alleges that 5,000 people in the self-declared Luhansk People`s Republic are held in solitary confinement, beaten, starved or tortured if they...

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration
    Oct03

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration

    The amount of the claims filed by national joint stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine against Russian gas monopoly Gazprom under a lawsuit lodged with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce was US$28.3 billion as of July 31, 2016, according to the Ukrainian company`s annual report for 2015 published on its website. Naftogaz...

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal

    Ukrainian diplomat Volodymyr Vasylenko, who worked as Ukraine`s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, a judge for the International Criminal Court in 2001-2005 and was Ukraine`s envoy to the UN Human Rights Council in 2006-2010, says that Ukraine should insist on the creation of an international tribunal on the downing of flight MH17 to...

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video
    Oct03

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video

    Lefortovo court in Moscow has arrested Mr Sushchenko on ”espionage” charges (Art.276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Sushchenko told human rights activists that psychological pressure had been exerted on him during arrest. The investigator did not allow him to call home and tell his wife about his arrest, according to the...

    Media publish correspondence between Donbas militants and Kremlin propaganda mentors
    Oct03

    Media publish correspondence between Donbas militants and Kremlin propaganda mentors

    Russian militants have a propaganda campaign ongoing against the Kyiv authorities and the West on orders from Moscow consultants, according to the published e-mail correspondence, which is at the disposal of Die Zeit. About 11 gigabytes leaked from the ”Ministry of Information” of the militants. ”Moscow mentors who control the propaganda war are...

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