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    Grey ‘blob’ takes seat in Ukraine parliament
    Feb24

    Grey ‘blob’ takes seat in Ukraine parliament

    MP brings mini copy of Dutch sculpture to parliament to shame absent colleagues. …read more Source:...

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch
    Feb24

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch

    An Austrian judge has ordered the release of Dmytro Firtash, one of Ukraine’s richest men who was detained earlier this week over alleged links to organised crime in Spain. …read more Source: The Local...

    [Ticker] Dutch lower house approves EU-Ukraine treaty
    Feb24

    [Ticker] Dutch lower house approves EU-Ukraine treaty

    The Dutch lower house of parliament on Thursday approved the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, leaving a vote in the Senate after Dutch elections on 15 March as a final hurdle before the deal can enter into force. The Netherlands is the only EU country that hadn’t ratified the Association Agreement with Ukraine, signed in 2014, after 61...

    Russia wrote the book on fake news
    Feb24

    Russia wrote the book on fake news

    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just announced plans to launch a website dedicated to tackling fake news. It’s a noble objective but also a little ironic given Russia’s flagrant display this week of “hybrid warfare” – straightforward propaganda, that is, backed up with black ops and subterfuge. As an optimist on Russia, it...

    Bitter Harvest review – timely but uneven Ukrainian famine drama
    Feb24

    Bitter Harvest review – timely but uneven Ukrainian famine drama

    Despite honourable intentions, this film addressing the Stalin-inflicted 1932-33 genocide in Ukraine is at times embarrassingly badAt least Bitter Harvest’s release date is relatively timely, given the recent focus in the news on Russia’s brutally aggressive, expansive ambitions. Putin may be accused of killing, but he’s got...

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyberhack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer. The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that...

    What I saw in Kiev
    Feb23

    What I saw in Kiev

    I last visited Kiev in April 2014, when the energy in the city was still electric. For months, Independence Square — dubbed the Euromaidan by Ukrainians seeking to tug their country out from under Russia’s grasp — had been occupied by protesters and police as unrest gripped the city in the dead of the Ukrainian...

    Injuries and fixture pile-up will reveal Man Utd squad plans
    Feb23

    Injuries and fixture pile-up will reveal Man Utd squad plans

    Description Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United leaves the field with an injury after scoring the only goal of the game in France Credits Christopher Lee/Getty Images Alt Text Henrikh Mkhitaryan Mourinho insists he will not field under-strength teams as United hunt …read more Source: The...

    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP found unharmed, attackers detained: prosecutor
    Feb23

    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP found unharmed, attackers detained: prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker kidnapped in the southern city of Odessa earlier on Thursday has been found unharmed and his attackers have been detained, the local prosecutor’s office said. …read more Source:...

    Ambassador: Lithuania’s support very important for Ukrainians  – The Baltic Times
    Feb23

    Ambassador: Lithuania’s support very important for Ukrainians – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS, Feb 23, BNS – Lithuania’s material and human support is very important for Ukrainian people, Kiev’s ambassador in Vilnius, said…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

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