: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Top US General: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Stabilized Syrian Regime
    Mar29

    Top US General: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Stabilized Syrian Regime

    The top U.S. general says he has “no doubt” that Russian intervention in Syria propped up the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. “With respect to Russian activity in Syria, there’s absolutely no doubt that they stabilized the regime, and they have put themselves in a position to influence the political...

    Russian Airstrikes ‘Targeted Civilian Infrastructure’ In Syria And Killed More Than 1,000 People
    Mar29

    Russian Airstrikes ‘Targeted Civilian Infrastructure’ In Syria And Killed More Than 1,000 People

    The opening phase of Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria killed at least 1,096 civilians and targeted almost every type of infrastructure needed for survival by those caught in the crosshairs, according to new analysis.Researchers from Airwars, a non-profit group monitoring the casualties from airstrikes in Syria, said on Tuesday that they...

    Forefront of Ukraine’s Cyberwar
    Mar29

    Forefront of Ukraine’s Cyberwar

    In June of 2015, a small software and security programming outfit called eQualit.ie received $473,738 in funding from the Canadian government “to deliver digital security training and software to human rights defenders and activists in Ukraine.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    [Ticker] Latvia bans Russian propaganda website
    Mar29

    [Ticker] Latvia bans Russian propaganda website

    Latvia has banned Russian internet agency Sputnik from using the .lv domain name on grounds its activities as a Kremlin propaganda outlet violate EU sanctions on protecting Ukraine’s territorial integrity. The Sputnik site said the move amounts to “direct censorship.” …read more Source:...

    The Activists On The Forefront Of Ukraine’s Cyberwar
    Mar29

    The Activists On The Forefront Of Ukraine’s Cyberwar

    In June of 2015, a small software and security programming outfit called eQualit.ie received $473,738 in funding from the Canadian government “to deliver digital security training and software to human rights defenders and activists in Ukraine.”Last month, the fruits of its labor a program called Deflect DDoS mitigation was put to the...

    Unusual plane hijacks since 2001
    Mar29

    Unusual plane hijacks since 2001

    LARNACA, Cyprus, March 29, 2016 (AFP) – Airplane hijackings such as the one that unfolded on Tuesday involving an Egyptian airliner have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks led to increased security.The hijackings have been carried out mostly by individuals trying to resolve personal issues, and almost all...

    Ukraine MPs fire corruption-tainted prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine MPs fire corruption-tainted prosecutor

    Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to dismiss Viktor Shokin, who is accused to failing to deal with endemic corruption. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko also asked him to resign after mounting pressure. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members
    Mar29

    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members

    PODGORICA, Montenegro: Montenegro has deported 58 foreign members of a Japanese doomsday cult, most of them Russians, for lacking the right permits to visit the Balkan country, police said on Tuesday. “Police received information from partner security services showing that a group of foreign nationals, who were members of a closed religious...

    Ukrainians want a Dutch Yes in EU referendum
    Mar29

    Ukrainians want a Dutch Yes in EU referendum

    Almost three-quarters of Ukrainians want the Dutch to vote Yes in a referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, according to a new poll. The Netherlands votes on closer EU-Ukraine ties — known as an association agreement — on April 6, and an opinion poll by GFK Ukraine found there is 72 percent support for the deal. The nationwide survey, published...

    Russian Expert Rejects Linking Savchenko with Minsk Agreements
    Mar29

    Russian Expert Rejects Linking Savchenko with Minsk Agreements

    29 de marzo de 2016, 11:41Moscow, Mar 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian political expert Sergei Mikheev,has rejected any association between the case of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and compliance with the Minsk agreements for a political solution to the conflict in the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...