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    The rise of Kremlin-style trolling in Ukraine must end | Katya Gorchinskaya
    Jul27

    The rise of Kremlin-style trolling in Ukraine must end | Katya Gorchinskaya

    Journalists who contradict government narratives are being subjected to organised online abuseUkraine’s media community has been left shellshocked after the killing of prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet in a car bomb attack last week.Although no motive has been confirmed, his friends and colleagues say his death is linked to his...

    Ukrainians pay respects to journalist killed in car bombing
    Jul22

    Ukrainians pay respects to journalist killed in car bombing

    Fellow journalists say death of Pavel Sheremet in Kiev this week was a ‘monstrous blow’Hundreds of Ukrainians have paid their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in Kiev this week, queueing to lay flowers at an open casket. Pavel Sheremet’s killing on Wednesday sent shockwaves through the Ukrainian media...

    EU enlargement fatigue dampens Ukrainian hopes of membership
    Jul22

    EU enlargement fatigue dampens Ukrainian hopes of membership

    There is strong pro-European fervour in Ukraine but also a sober assessment of the medium-term chances of joining blocJohannes Hahn’s job title sounds a little incongruous these days: he’s the EU commissioner for European neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations. The job title was created in the late 1990s during a period of...

    ‘The world can be better’: a tribute to journalist Pavel Sheremet
    Jul20

    ‘The world can be better’: a tribute to journalist Pavel Sheremet

    A former colleague remembers the irrepressible reporter, who was killed on Wednesday morning by a car bomb in KievPavel Sheremet’s biography tells the story of a whole generation of journalists in the former Soviet Union who have lost their jobs – and in some cases, their lives – due to their work. Related: Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet...

    Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kiev car bombing
    Jul20

    Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kiev car bombing

    Prominent writer for the investigative Ukrayinska Pravda was driving to work when it was blown up, says officialA prominent journalist working for a Ukrainian online investigative newspaper has been killed by a car bomb in central Kiev. Pavel Sheremet, who wrote for Ukrayinska Pravda, was driving to work in the car of the newspaper’s owner...

    Malaysia Airlines settles families’ MH17 damages claims on two-year anniversary
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines settles families’ MH17 damages claims on two-year anniversary

    Deals emerge after memorials were held in Ukraine and Netherlands to remember victims of plane shot down in 2014Malaysia Airlines has settled damages claims for most victims of flight MH17, Dutch national broadcaster NOS reported, after families gathered on Sunday to mark two years since the flight was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Related:...

    Kiev art installation lets Ukrainians knock Lenin off his pedestal
    Jul14

    Kiev art installation lets Ukrainians knock Lenin off his pedestal

    Exhibit invites visitors to perch where a statue of the former Soviet leader stood until it was toppled during protests in 2013 For decades, Vladimir Lenin enjoyed a splendid view over Kiev’s Besarabsky market, until the monument to the former Soviet leader was pulled down from its perch in December 2013 by crowds who would eventually go on...

    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’
    Jul13

    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’

    In 2014, young Richard Mayne was one of 298 people killed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine when a missile blew their plane out of the sky. On the eve of the second anniversary, his family have no doubt where the blame really liesOn 17 July 2014, Richard Mayne was upstairs in his bedroom, stuffing clothes into a suitcase. It was 1am. A few hours...

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped
    Jul12

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped

    Founder of #IAmNotScaredToSpeak explains why she’s encouraging women share their experiences of abuseI was scrolling through an online discussion where people were blaming a rape victim for what had happened to her, when I knew that I had to do something. In cases like this in Ukraine, and throughout the post-Soviet world, people...

    Russian and Ukrainian women’s sexual abuse stories go viral
    Jul08

    Russian and Ukrainian women’s sexual abuse stories go viral

    Ukrainian journalist Nastya Melnychenko’s Facebook post prompts others to share stories of sexual harassment and violenceHundreds of Russian and Ukrainian women have been sharing stories of sexual harassment, violence and rape on social media, after a post by a Ukrainian journalist went viral earlier this week.The trend began with a post on...

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