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    Czech diplomats report human rights violations in annexed Crimea
    Mar19

    Czech diplomats report human rights violations in annexed Crimea

    A report prepared for the Czech foreign ministry by embassy staff in Kiev details widespread alleged human rights violations occurring in Crimea. According to Czech diplomats, the repression unleashed since Russia’s takeover of the peninsula is leading to growing cases of torture, beatings, detentions and even disappearances. …read...

    Outing the Russian Military in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar19

    Outing the Russian Military in Eastern Ukraine

    Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. This is the second in a series of posts where RuNet Echo talks to the people behind several fact-checking projects in eastern Ukraine. Read the first post here. From its onset almost a year ago, the conflict in eastern Ukraine has been surrounded by controversy and a full-scale information war waged both in the...

    Volunteer  brigades, with kit supplied by families, bridge Ukraine’s military  gaps
    Mar19

    Volunteer brigades, with kit supplied by families, bridge Ukraine’s military gaps

    British and US training for Kiev’s army – where the supply chain is notoriously corrupt – is desperately needed Igor Kuzyo, a nightclub bouncer from Lviv, received a draft notice last summer. But rather than join the Ukrainian army, he travelled east and signed up with a volunteer battalion. At least 30 of these loosely regulated brigades...

    VIDEO: ‘Please help us defend our country’
    Mar19

    VIDEO: ‘Please help us defend our country’

    Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he welcomes British assistance training Ukrainian soldiers but that he needs more help from the EU to defend his country. …read more Source:...

    EU likely to keep Russia sanctions after Merkel weighs in
    Mar19

    EU likely to keep Russia sanctions after Merkel weighs in

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders look likely to keep economic sanctions on Russia in place until a Ukraine ceasefire deal is fully working, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday it would be wrong to ease pressure on Moscow prematurely. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels
    Mar19

    Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels

    Bulgaria has launched a large-scale promotion of its resorts and tourist sites via four pan-European TV channels as part of steps to make up for a drop in the number of visitors from Russia and Ukraine. Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Thursday increased interest from tourists from Austria, Germany and France is expected as a result of...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions on Russia

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51830845.jpg Ukraine urged the European Union on Thursday to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gathered for a two-day summit. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that if Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to divide Europe over...

    Bordyuzha: CSTO ready to deploy its peacekeepers to resolve conflict in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Bordyuzha: CSTO ready to deploy its peacekeepers to resolve conflict in Ukraine

    The CSTO has a peacekeeping capacity. Our peacekeepers continuously undergo corresponding training. If such a decision is taken by the United Nations, we stand ready to provide peacekeeping units,” Nikolai Bordyuzha noted. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hands official peacekeepers deployment request over to EU
    Mar19

    Ukraine hands official peacekeepers deployment request over to EU

    Kyiv has officially handed a letter over to Brussels, requesting that the Council of the EU consider the possibility of deploying a peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Civilian life slowly returns to Donetsk – in pictures
    Mar19

    Civilian life slowly returns to Donetsk – in pictures

    Under a fragile ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists the residents of Donetsk are slowing trying to resume their lives. Photographer Max Avdeev, who’s been in the city through the fighting, documented the return for Meduza … …read more Source: The...

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