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Section: News from Ukraine

    Top-10 decisions of the week by Verkhovna Rada: Donbas reintegration, pension reform and NKREKP selection board

    Four days, eventful, productive and emotional. There is a resume of the parliamentary week so as not to miss something important among the controversies …read more Source:...

    Amnesty International demands the release of people detained at protest rallies in Russia

    Amnesty International, an international human rights organization, demanded that the Russian authorities “immediately and unconditionally” release all detained protesters and investigate allegations of police abuse of power in St. Petersburg and Yakutsk, as reported by the Russian broadcast of Radio Liberty. The Amnesty International...

    Arrested in Turkey Amnesty International activists face 15 years in prison

    Human rights defenders accused of membership in a terrorist organization …read more Source:...

    Fraser Institute notes increase of new Ukrainian police rating

    The reform of the police began in 2015 under the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov …read more Source:...

    De-occupation law to strengthen Ukraine’s position on UN peacekeepers in Donbas, – Poroshenko

    According to the head of state, the document will also strengthen the position of Kyiv regarding release of hostages …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko approves pension reform, – Groysman

    All pensioners of Ukraine already in October will receive new increased pensions …read more Source:...

    US representative for Ukraine Volker and Putin’s aide Surkov held talks in Belgrade

    Negotiations between Russian Presidential Assistant Vladislav Surkov and US State Department Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker were constructive, RBC news agency reports quoting Surkov as saying. “We discussed the draft resolution of the UN on the Donbas proposed by Russia, and understanding was found on a number of positions....

    In Barcelona, thousands of people attend rally against independence of Catalonia

    Protesters urge to imprison the leader of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont …read more Source:...

    Pentagon questions ability of Russia and Syria to defeat the Islamic State

    Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon said that he is skeptical of statements made by the Russian Defense Ministry regarding its successes in the fight against the Islamic state (IS). TASS quotes Pahon as saying that “The efforts of the authoritarian regime of [Syrian President Bashar Assad], Russia and Iran are unlikely to lead to a complete...

    More than 260 people detained during Putin’s birthday protests in Russia

    At least 262 people were detained during protests in support of Alexei Navalny in 27 cities across Russia, according to OVD-Info. As of 8:00 p.m., 66 people had been detained in Petersburg, 54 people in Yaroslavl, and 20 in Lipetsk. Detentions also occurred in Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Perm, Pskov, Saransk, Selyatin, Sochi, Stavropol, Tver, Tyumen,...

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