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    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:...

    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...

    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...

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US
    Jul21

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US

    A Ukrainian alleged to be the ringleader of the world’s biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. The Justice Department unveiled a criminal complaint against Artem Vaulin, 30, of Kharkiv,...

    EU and US to investigate shock murder of Ukraine journalist
    Jul21

    EU and US to investigate shock murder of Ukraine journalist

    EU and US experts are to take part in the investigation of a murder of a prominent journalist in Ukraine for the sake of transparency, Ukrainian authorities have said. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources
    Jul21

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources

    A state tender for a company to build and operate a power plant in southern Russia attracted no bids partly because firms feared falling foul of EU sanctions should any electricity be diverted to nearby Crimea, industry sources said. …read more Source: Channel...