: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Agent ‘Kateryna’, Ukraine’s anti-corruption hero
    Jul18

    Agent ‘Kateryna’, Ukraine’s anti-corruption hero

    The government that came to power in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution promised to end corruption. The EU also made progress on that front a condition of giving Ukrainians visa-free travel, which they finally got in June this year. It has taken a long time, but the country’s Anti-Corruption Bureau is now fully operational. It has just...

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’
    Jul18

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’

    Alexander Zakharchenko described his plan to create a new state as a ‘peaceful’ solution to Ukraine-Russia relations, though the announcement drew swift outcry. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Armenia alone defends Russia in OSCE Parliamentary Assembly voting
    Jul18

    Armenia alone defends Russia in OSCE Parliamentary Assembly voting

    July 9-16, in Minsk, during 26th OSCE Parliamentary Assembly session a bill has been adopted urging Russia to abandon Crimea, informs Belorussian versia.ru. Particularly, the bill calls on Russia to nullify Crimea annexation decision and withdraw the occupation forces from … …read more Source:...

    Rebel leader in E. Ukraine unveils plan for new state
    Jul18

    Rebel leader in E. Ukraine unveils plan for new state

    Ukrainian officials said Russia wanted to show the world, and the United States especially, it could keep the crisis in a suspended state. …read more Source:...

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria
    Jul18

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria

    […] ordinary Chechens are likely to foot the bill, with many of them being forced to make contributions or face the possibility of exile or death, human rights activists say. The Kadyrov Foundation, one of Russia’s wealthiest charities, has spent millions bringing Western celebrities to Chechnya, buying sports cars for athletes and...

    Donetsk People’s Republic Declares Creation of New State of Malorossiya
    Jul18

    Donetsk People’s Republic Declares Creation of New State of Malorossiya

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Leader Alexander Zakharchenko proposed on Tuesday a three-year transition period toward a new state called Malorossiya (“Little Russia”) as a way to settle the three-year conflict. “We propose to establish the state of Malorossiya. Malorossiya is an independent young state. A transition period...

    Ukraine Separatists Criticized Over Call For Creation Of ‘Little Russia’
    Jul18

    Ukraine Separatists Criticized Over Call For Creation Of ‘Little Russia’

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region have announced what they say is the creation of a new state called Malorossia, or Little Russia, a declaration that was swiftly condemned by Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Misha to will represent Armenia at Junior Eurovision Song Contest
    Jul18

    Misha to will represent Armenia at Junior Eurovision Song Contest

    Misha (Michael Grigoryan) will represent Armenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. He represented our country at the “New Wave Junior” where he ended up as the runner up. Misha is an alumnus of the music group “Voices of Artsakh” and has won people over with his song “Little Karabakhian”. As reported by 1tv.am, the creative team of AMPTV...

    Memorial for victims MH17 unveiled in Netherlands
    Jul18

    Memorial for victims MH17 unveiled in Netherlands

    In Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands, the National Monument for the MH17 victims has been unveiled remembering those 298 people, who were killed over eastern Ukraine as a rocket hit a civilian passenger plane. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Report: NY Prosecutors Issue New Subpoena For Manafort Bank Records
    Jul18

    Report: NY Prosecutors Issue New Subpoena For Manafort Bank Records

    New York prosecutors have issued a subpoena seeking bank records from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort related to real estate loans of up to $16 million, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has ordered the Federal Savings Bank, a small Chicago bank whose loans to Manafort make up...