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    Crimean authorities confiscated Russian passports from 500 local residents

    A special commission in the annexed Crimea is studying the legality of issuing Russian passports to the peninsula’s residents in 2014, a journalist from Sevastopol, Andrei Vasiliev, stated to Krym.Realii. According to him, the authorities of the Crimea have been monitoring and noting a variety of violations of Russian legislation....

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Mitchell arrives in Ukraine

    The Embassy puts his visit as another manifestation of U.S. support for Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Russia wants to declare Radio Liberty and Voice of America as ​foreign agents

    Russian legislators are drafting a bill that would force some Western publications to register with the Russian Federation as foreign agents, as reported by Deutsche Welle, citing Andrey Isayev, the First Deputy Chairman of the United Russia faction in the State Duma. American publications such as CNN, Radio Liberty, and Voice of America, as well...

    Russian movie maker Fedor Bondarchuk added to black list of Ukrainian database Myrotvorets

    The movie director supported the Kremlin’s aggressive policy during the 2014 annexation of Crimea …read more Source:...

    Media: WADA will not restore authorization of Russian anti-doping agency

    A German ARD correspondent, Hajo Seppelt, states that according to his sources, on November 16th in Seoul, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will again state that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) does not meet WADA standards and will not be reinstated. According to the journalist, WADA did not receive confirmation of the implementation...

    Civic watchdog in Ukraine: we were used to legitimize dishonest Supreme Court appointments

    On November 11, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made the final step to appoint 113 judges of Ukraine’s key judicial institution – the Supreme Court. This was a part of the judicial reform which Poroshenko initiated more than a year ago. He again praised the transparent competition to the court and said that it was unique … The post...

    “We’ve got no leverage over NACP,” – Presidential Administration denies involvement in forging tax returns screening results

    Ukraine’s Presidential Administration officials say their members have nothing to do with forging of the outcomes of the electronic declarations screening since there is no way this government body can influence the National Agency for the Corruption Prevention (NACP). …read more Source:...

    Russian defense ministry worker mistakenly attached videogame screenshot to authority’s statement

    The civilian agent who works for the ministry attached the screenshot to the report about cooperation of the ISIS and the U.S-led international coalition in Syria, – TASS …read more Source:...

    No fatalities in Ukrainian Army today, one soldier injured in six assaults, – ATO HQ

    The Russian-backed militants attacked positions of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces six times today. …read more Source:...

    Rada supports budget bill in first reading

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted as a whole the bill No. 7000-P “On the conclusions and proposals to the draft Law of Ukraine on the State Budget of Ukraine for 2018” which means that the budget bill for 2018 was endorsed in the first reading. …read more Source:...

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