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    Donbas militants could sentence Ukrainian hostages to death for ’spying’
    Feb15

    Donbas militants could sentence Ukrainian hostages to death for ’spying’

    The first official ‘death penalty’ in the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DNR'] was announced on Feb 12, following new seizures of civilians, such as 60-year-old academic Ihor Kozlovsky and assertions that the Kremlin-backed militants are not holding hostages, only people accused of ‘crimes’ who could face the...

    Portman, Durbin, Shaheen, and Senate Ukraine Caucus Reaffirm Commitment to Help Ukraine Take on Corruption
    Feb14

    Portman, Durbin, Shaheen, and Senate Ukraine Caucus Reaffirm Commitment to Help Ukraine Take on Corruption

    Senators Lead Bipartisan Letter to President Petro Poroshenko Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), co-chairs of the bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus, and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on European Affairs spearheaded a letter expressing concern to Ukrainian...

    Technocrats Are Not the Answer to Ukraine’s Woes
    Feb14

    Technocrats Are Not the Answer to Ukraine’s Woes

    Transatlantic TakePhoto: Evgeniy Maloletka, The Associated Press WASHINGTON—Just over a week ago, the dramatic resignation of Ukraine’s respected economy minister, Aivaras Abramovicius — and his accusation that the country’s leaders continue to tolerate corruption — led many Western analysts and officials to call for non-political...

    Polish military potential generated at random, and Russia continues to modernize.
    Feb13

    Polish military potential generated at random, and Russia continues to modernize.

    Interview with Maciej Milchanovski – the head of the Graduate School of Research Institute of National Security Problems of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów. 02/13/2016 Maciej Milczanowski Dziennik Gazeta Prawna: What is the current situation in Poland is waiting? Our main ally, the United States withdrew from Europe, while...

    Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges
    Feb13

    Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges

    A court in Russian-occupied Simferopol has remanded in custody four Crimean Muslims, including Emir-Huseyn Kuku from the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights. The court hearings coincided with a second day of armed searches specifically of Crimean Tatar homes. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Feb13

    New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Emir Huseyn KukuUPDATE Four Crimean Tatars, including Emir Huseyn Kuku, a member of the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights, remain in custody after a day in which the Russian FSB and OMON riot police carried out at least eleven armed searches of Crimean Tatar Muslim homes and detained 12 people. Fears that Russia is fabricating a new...

    Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform
    Feb13

    Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform

    It is one year exactly since President Petro Poroshenko put forward Viktor Shokin as Prosecutor General, a post Shokin controversially holds to this day …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now
    Feb13

    Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now

    A year after Vladimir Putin agreed that all hostages and prisoners of war would be released on an all for all basis, the militants who answer to Moscow are not only refusing to release those seized earlier, but have recently taken others prisoner. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?
    Feb13

    What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?

    The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius from the position of Minister of Economic Development and Trade is another nail in the coffin for the hopes for serious reform in Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The war is on, but Ukraine publishers just march on. Talk with Dana Pavlychko
    Feb13

    The war is on, but Ukraine publishers just march on. Talk with Dana Pavlychko

    The BBC’s new historical drama War and Peace seems to have started a trend in the UK, exemplified by bohemian-style discussions about world literary classics coming from Eastern Europe. While western audiences wipe the dust from books by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Gogol on their bookshelves, publishers in the East are struggling to attract...

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