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    Ukrainian investigations into Kiev clashes ‘lacked independence’
    Apr01

    Ukrainian investigations into Kiev clashes ‘lacked independence’

    Probes into protests that led to ousting of president Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 failed to satisfy human rights convention, international report saysAn international report has found that Ukrainian investigations into the deadly clashes that took place during the 2013-14 Euromaidan protests in Kiev have failed to hold law enforcement officials to...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Mar28

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The Germanwings plane crash, the liberation of Damasak from Boko Haram militants, the Cricket World Cup, the escalating conflict in Yemen – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    How do you solve a problem like Ukraine?
    Mar27

    How do you solve a problem like Ukraine?

    Analysis: Kiev should stop banning Russian films and TV programmes and start talking to Russophone Ukrainians, says Nicolai PetroNot long ago, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko gave a wide ranging interview in which he offered the man who now sits in that seat some advice.President Petro Poroshenko must understand, the ex-leader said,...

    Ukraine’s president sacks oligarch from post as regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president sacks oligarch from post as regional governor

    Ihor Kolomoisky is removed after the businessman sends armed guards to the HQ of national oil companyUkraine’s president has sacked powerful oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky from his post as a regional governor, after an altercation that saw the businessman send armed men to the offices of a state company and launch a barrage of swearwords at a...

    ‘A revolution is impossible in Belarus’
    Mar25

    ‘A revolution is impossible in Belarus’

    Analysis: A stymied opposition, turmoil in Ukraine and a lack of interest from the west have effectively ruled out prospects of an uprising, writes Siarhei Bohdan The political year for the Belarusian opposition begins today, on Freedom Day, with a state-sanctioned rally.The day, which marks the foundation of the Belarusian People’s...

    Fragile truce brings limited respite to war-weary people of eastern Ukraine
    Mar25

    Fragile truce brings limited respite to war-weary people of eastern Ukraine

    The population of eastern Ukraine faces a humanitarian crisis with an acute lack of basic amenities and mental health problems taking a heavy tollJust over a month after a fragile ceasefire came into effect in eastern Ukraine, a traumatised population is struggling with a lack of basic services, critical shortages in medical supplies and power...

    Invisible army: the Russian soldier sent to fight in Ukraine
    Mar25

    Invisible army: the Russian soldier sent to fight in Ukraine

    Moscow denies its soldiers are crossing the border but 20-year-old conscript Dorji Batomunkuev, who was seriously injured near Donetsk, tells a different story. He talks to Elena Kostyuchenko of Novaya GazetaDorji Batomunkuev, military unit number 46108, is 20 years old and part of the Russian fifth tank brigade from Ulan-Ude, a city near the...

    Ukraine makes a plea for added help in repairing economy in wake of upheaval
    Mar24

    Ukraine makes a plea for added help in repairing economy in wake of upheaval

    Finance minister wants to see debt cut and interest payable on remainder reduced so country can move rapidly towards stability Ukraine could be forced into a damaging default unless talks to restructure its debts concluded successfully and speedily, the country’s finance minister warned yesterday.Natalie Jaresko said all her country’s...

    Ukraine’s former ruling party hit by spate of apparent suicides
    Mar23

    Ukraine’s former ruling party hit by spate of apparent suicides

    Four members of Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions have died within weeks as investigations into old regime officials mount upBefore jumping, Mykhailo Chechetov wrote a note. He said he had “no moral strength” to live, and thanked people for their support. Then he stepped out of the window of his 17th-floor apartment, leaving his slippers...

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych ‘drowns in lake’
    Mar23

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych ‘drowns in lake’

    Yanukovych’s son, also called Viktor, was reportedly driving a van that fell through the ice on a Siberian lake at the weekendThe son of Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych drowned over the weekend, after the van he was driving fell through the ice on a Siberian lake, according to reports.Yanukovych’s son, also called...

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