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    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian citizens on Tuesday registered dozens of petitions on the website of the country’s President Petro Poroshenko calling not to block Russian social networks and websites. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned...

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services
    May16

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services

    Ukraine has imposed new sanctions on Russian social media and web services. The measure is controversial, as millions of Ukrainian citizens affected by the ban are anxious about what will happen to their data. …read more Source:...

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis
    May16

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Verkhovna Rada passed earlier on Tuesday a bill that introduces administrative punishment, including fines or arrests, for manufacturing and wearing of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine. The explanatory note to the law states that since 2014 the St. George’s ribbon has been used by “pro-Russian separatists on the...

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’
    May16

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned Russian individuals and legal entities and to extend the duration of these sanctions. Russian social networks VK (VKontakte), Odnoklassniki and the Mail.ru...

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April
    May16

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A decrease in civilian casualties linked to the Ukrainian conflict has been noted in April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday in a statement. “A slight decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties was recorded in April, with 66 casualties (13 deaths and 53 injuries) reported compared to...

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April
    May16

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A decrease in civilian casualties linked to the Ukrainian conflict has been noted in April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday in a statement. “A slight decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties was recorded in April, with 66 casualties (13 deaths and 53 injuries) reported compared to...

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General
    May16

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s technology giant Yandex said Tuesday that the sanctions, imposed on it by Ukraine, in overall will not have a substantial negative impact on the company’s business. “While Ukraine is a small part of our business and the sanctions will not have a material negative impact on our consolidated results, we...

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