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Section: News from Ukraine

    Information uncovered about a second prison for homosexuals in the Russian republic of Chechnya

    In Chechnya, the “secret prison” in which men suspected of homosexuality were held is located not only in the town of Argun, but also in the village of Tsotsi-Yurt , reported Radio Liberty citing Chechens who left the republic. According to sources, detainments were handled by the district police departments so that homosexuals were...

    Russia and Belarus protests – ‘part of general crisis in post-Soviet space,’ Portnikov says

    The anti-corruption protests in Russia and the anti-vagrants tax ones in Belarus are “the direct result of the end of the social contract” between the regimes and the population, itself the result of “a general crisis in the post-Soviet space” that has emerged as a result of “the final exhaustion of Soviet economic resources,” Vitaly … The post...

    Poroshenko to submit candidacy for head of National Bank after position is agreed

    National Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva has recently submitted her resignation to the president …read more Source:...

    An issue of Allegro magazine was removed from circulation in Finland due to its advertisement of tours to Crimea

    The Finnish state railway company, VR, has decided to seize the entire circulation of the Allegro magazine due to an advertisement for tourist trips to the Crimea, reported Yle news agency. Allegro magazine is intended for passengers of high-speed Allegro trains running between Helsinki and St. Petersburg. It is issued jointly by VR and JSC...

    “Syrian strikes transform Trump from ‘ours’ to ‘another Hillary’”and other neglected Russian stories

    The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way to mark those which can’t be discussed in detail but which are too indicative of broader developments … The post “Syrian strikes transform Trump from...

    Navalny set free after 15 days of administrative arrest

    Politician was arrested for disobeying police orders during anti-corruption rally on March 26 …read more Source:...

    Ryanair to launch flights from Lviv in September

    Europe’s largest low-coster airline Ryanair is to start its flights from Lviv in September, not October as originally planned, Ukraine infrastructure minister Volodymyr Omelyan said Apr. 10, ZIK reports. …read more Source:...

    World Bank: Not all projects in Ukraine are moving as fast as they should

    Satu Kahkonen, the World Bank Country Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, has complained that the implementation of projects in Ukraine is progressing too slowly due to inefficient management. “Our portfolio of investments in Ukraine is large; they focus on such important areas as health care, social assistance, housing subsidies,...

    5 wounded amid Easter ceasefire. Ukraine, France, Germany urge Russia to unblock liberation of hostages in Donbas #DonbasReports

    The “Easter ceasefire” statistics as of April 8: 2 killed in action, 27 wounded. 291 attacks in 7 days No fatalities, 5 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in 43 attacks on April 7. Ukraine announces large-scale air defense drills this year Over 200000 children in East Ukraine need urgent care to overcome trauma of conflict – UNICEF Ukraine, Germany,...

    National Corps set up tents near Sberbank in Kyiv

    Law enforcement officers enhanced the policing near bank building …read more Source:...

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