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    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books
    Sep28

    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books

    Sceptical reception for bill that plans to combat ‘propaganda of an aggressor state’ and safeguard citizens against ‘the spread of hate ideology’Ukraine is looking at introducing a new law that would see all books imported from Russia checked for “anti-Ukrainian” content, and banned if they include it.The draft law, which proposes “to...

    Flight MH17 shot down by missile brought into Ukraine from Russia, say investigators
    Sep28

    Flight MH17 shot down by missile brought into Ukraine from Russia, say investigators

    Evidence suggests Buk missile brought from Russia hit Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, killing all 298 people on boardFlight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by a Buk missile brought across the border from Russia and fired from a village under the control of pro-Russian rebels, an international criminal investigation has said.In a press conference on...

    MH17 victims’ son says ending Ukraine conflict more important than placing blame
    Sep28

    MH17 victims’ son says ending Ukraine conflict more important than placing blame

    ‘Finger pointing and blame and inflaming tensions between Russia and the west is not helping anyone,’ Paul Guard says ahead of the criminal inquiry resultsAn Australian man who lost both his parents aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believes ending the Ukraine conflict should be higher priority than placing blame over the downed...

    MH17 explainer: what you need to know before the criminal inquiry results
    Sep27

    MH17 explainer: what you need to know before the criminal inquiry results

    Interim report could pinpoint location of missile launcher, widely considered to be in Russian-backed separatist territory An international team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 will release its preliminary conclusions on Wednesday. The “interim results” of the criminal investigation might unveil new...

    MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held Ukraine
    Sep27

    MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held Ukraine

    Report expected to say Buk missile was fired from separatist-held area in Ukraine and its launcher smuggled back to RussiaAn international criminal investigation into the shooting down of flight MH17 is likely to conclude that the plane was downed by a Buk missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, diplomats say.The...

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general
    Sep26

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general

    Geopolitical struggle and Balkan intrigue mean there is no clear favourite to succeed Ban Ki-moon in the world’s top diplomatic jobHacked emails, bogus Twitter accounts, smear allegations and backroom deals. Welcome to the race for the international community’s top diplomatic job – United Nations secretary general.The eventual winner...

    Ukrainian politicians brawl after studio debate – video
    Sep23

    Ukrainian politicians brawl after studio debate – video

    Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Parasyuk scuffles with his rival Oleksandr Vilkul on Thursday after a studio debate on Ukraine’s 112 TV channel. Parasyuk lunges for Vilkul, a former Ukrainian deputy prime minister, in a corridor, but is held back by bodyguardsGeorgian politicians brawl on live TV – video… …read more Source: The...

    The west looks on as corruption and bigotry rule in the ‘new Ukraine’
    Sep23

    The west looks on as corruption and bigotry rule in the ‘new Ukraine’

    The country desperately needs peace and national reconciliation. Only this way can it become an asset for Europe, not a burdenTwo years ago, the west looked at Ukraine with enthusiasm. These days, the sentiments are closer to despair and fatigue.My country has not had the European breakthrough that was promised. Those who came to power in Kiev to...

    Clubbers, forget London and Berlin – the place to dance is eastern Europe
    Sep21

    Clubbers, forget London and Berlin – the place to dance is eastern Europe

    The closure of Fabric has reignited debate about diversity in western nightlife, but clubbing is coming of age in the new eastFabric has closed and London’s once-great club culture is on its last legs. Enough ink has been spilled over the shortsightedness of Islington council’s decision, but with rising rents and rapacious property...

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison
    Sep12

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison

    Jailed for 20 years for activities in Crimea shortly after Putin annexed the peninsula, Sentsov urges defiance and wants to be a ‘nail in the coffin of a tyrant’The Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Russia, has smuggled a defiant letter from his jail in deepest Siberia, comparing himself to a “nail...

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