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    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus
    Nov29

    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Source: Wikimedia Commons Freedom House’s annual “Freedom on the Net” report, released this month, paints a worrying picture of declining internet freedom in Russian-speaking parts of the world. Russia, Belarus and Central Asian states including Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan were rated as “not free” in...

    Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych court appearance
    Nov28

    Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych court appearance

    Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, has been questioned via video-link from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster site sealed with massive steel shield
    Nov28

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster site sealed with massive steel shield

    On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen, and forcing tens of thousands of people to… …read more Source:...

    Belarus, Russia, Ukraine to launch HIV/AIDS prevention project on 1 January 2017
    Nov28

    Belarus, Russia, Ukraine to launch HIV/AIDS prevention project on 1 January 2017

    Irina Statkevich, the chairperson of the Belarusian public association Positive Movement, noted that previously it was mainly national projects. Now there are more international projects covering the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s ousted president testifies in court
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s ousted president testifies in court

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    They weren’t scare to be challenged!
    Nov28

    They weren’t scare to be challenged!

    We are glad to inform that International Hospitality Awards is about to announce winners soon! On December 5, 2016 the first International Hospitality Awards® will be held in Ukraine at the InterContinental Kyiv Hotel. The event will bring together participants from 8 countries and honor the best hotels in 25 nominations. This year hotels` grades...

    Czech NGO denied access to eastern Ukraine
    Nov28

    Czech NGO denied access to eastern Ukraine

    Czech humanitarian organisation People in Need has been stripped of its accreditation to work in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, an area of eastern Ukraine presently under the control of Kremlin-backed pro-Russian separatists. People in Need – or Člověk v tísni – has been working in the war-torn area since 2014, distributing tonnes...

    Germany has only modest hopes for Ukraine talks on Tuesday
    Nov28

    Germany has only modest hopes for Ukraine talks on Tuesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has only modest expectations for a meeting of foreign ministers in Minsk on Tuesday to discuss plans for implementing a ceasefire agreement for eastern Ukraine, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet
    Nov28

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet

    After a phone call between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin days after the U.S. election, Russian media buzzed that Putin might host Trump this winter to kick off what the Kremlin described as their joint effort to “normalize ties” between the U.S. and Russia. The talk of an early state visit remains speculative. But...

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