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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Daily Vertical: Two Good Men
    Jul21

    The Daily Vertical: Two Good Men

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Two Good Men (Transcript)
    Jul21

    The Daily Vertical: Two Good Men (Transcript)

    Last year, we lost Boris Nemtsov. Yesterday, we lost Pavel Sheremet. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
    Jul21

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A new report suggests that the detention and torture of civilians has become common in Ukraine, which has been torn by a separatist war in the east. The joint report released on Thursday by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch says both the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists have committed enforced...

    Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria to Test Bi-Directional Gas Flows by Year’s End
    Jul21

    Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria to Test Bi-Directional Gas Flows by Year’s End

    Flows of natural gas flows between Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria will be tested by the end of 2016 under interconnection agreements signed by the grid operators of the three countries, petrochemicals market information provider ICIS has reported, citing an inside source. “The deals will allow bi-directional virtual flows spanning the region from...

    Zurab Abashidze – Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and so, it is not a new decision
    Jul21

    Zurab Abashidze – Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and so, it is not a new decision

    According to Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze, Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and therefore, it is not a new decision. …read more Source:...

    Owner of KickAss Torrents arrested by Polish police
    Jul21

    Owner of KickAss Torrents arrested by Polish police

    Artem Vaulin, the alleged Ukrainian owner of file-sharing website KickAssTorrents (KAT), has been arrested by Polish police on US charges of criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, bnonews webportal informed. The US will seek to extradite Vaulin to the United States to stand trial, a press release informed....

    Belarusian Partisan with Love: In Memory of Pavel Sheremet
    Jul21

    Belarusian Partisan with Love: In Memory of Pavel Sheremet

    Photograph: Dmytro Larin/AFP/Getty Images On July 20, 2016 at 7:45 am a bomb went off in a car in Kiev. The explosion killed Pavel Sheremet, a prominent Belarusian journalist working in Ukraine. Pavel was 44 years old and leaves behind his partner Olena Prytula. Ms Prytula owns Ukrayinska Pravda, an influential online newspaper in Ukraine, one of...

    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say
    Jul21

    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say

    Civilians have been subjected to extended arbitrary detention, disappearances, and even torture by both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, two leading rights watchdogs warn in a joint report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Teams from four countries to compete in Water Polo Federation Cup in Brest
    Jul21

    Teams from four countries to compete in Water Polo Federation Cup in Brest

    Belarus will host such a large-scale water polo competition for the first time. Men’s national teams of Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic will compete for the main prize of the Water Polo Federation Cup. …read more Source:...

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime
    Jul21

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime

    YEREVAN, Armenia — Twenty armed men’s seizure of a police station in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan has put President Serzh Sargsyan in a bind. On the one hand, he needs to resolve it as soon as possible to demonstrate to the many Armenians who disagree with the takeover that no one is above the law. On the other hand, he needs to...