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    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Apr10

    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine

    It’s finally happened! The European Parliament on April 6 voted to lift visa requirements for Ukrainians wishing to travel to anywhere in the Schengen zone. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 2017
    Apr10

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 2017

    KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live. News The FBI and federal immigration agents searched a hotel and two homes in California for evidence related to an alleged $50 million visa fraud scheme that gave green cards to...

    2 Crimean Tatars on trial for a pre-annexation pro-Ukraine rally released under house arrest
    Apr10

    2 Crimean Tatars on trial for a pre-annexation pro-Ukraine rally released under house arrest

    Ali Asanov and Mustafa Degermendzhy are home with their families after almost two years in custody. Both are under house arrest and their surreal trial is continuing, but at least they have been freed from custody. Russia is continuing to hold Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Akhtem Chiygoz in custody and prevent him from even attending his own trial...

    After Praise and Death Threats, Ukraine’s Central Bank Governor Quits
    Apr10

    After Praise and Death Threats, Ukraine’s Central Bank Governor Quits

    April 10, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief resigns

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief, Valeriya Gontareva, submitted her resignation today (10 April) after coming under intense pressure from tycoons whose banks were shut down for illegal transactions and loans. …read more Source:...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 6, 2017
    Apr06

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 6, 2017

    KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live. News The UK published a groundbreaking proposal for a public register showing the beneficial owners of property owned by foreign companies. UBS is off the hook in Switzerland’s...

    Tightening the RuNet Screws
    Apr06

    Tightening the RuNet Screws

    Russian lawmakers want to ban kids from social media, require ‘real name’ registration. From Global Voices. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    MEPs approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Apr06

    MEPs approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Parliament today (6 April) supported easing travel rules for Ukrainians, driving on a Western integration viewed with great suspicion by Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Fake News in the Service of Post-Truth Belarus
    Apr06

    Fake News in the Service of Post-Truth Belarus

    The fate of the Independent Institute for Socio-Economic and Political Studies emphasizes the need to protect the few remaining independent sources of information in the country. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    With crackdown on protests, Russia’s new friend Belarus tightens its grip on power
    Apr06

    With crackdown on protests, Russia’s new friend Belarus tightens its grip on power

    Recent months have seen unprecedented social protest in Belarus. According to Human Rights Watch, citizen mobilisation has also resulted in mass and arbitrary arrests of demonstrators, human rights activists and journalists in this authoritarian nation. On orders of President Aleksandr Lukashenko, who has ruled the country since 1994, some 1,000...

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