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    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government
    Mar01

    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine banned government officials on Tuesday from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike

    An imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict, her sister says. Closing arguments in the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko begin on Wednesday, and the verdict is due shortly. Russian authorities have indicated that they expect Savchenko, who is...

    How to Comb Russia’s TV News
    Mar01

    How to Comb Russia’s TV News

    Combing Russia’s television news networks. Image: Kevin Rothrock. This article is part of a larger guidebook by RuNet Echo to help people learn how to conduct open-source research on the Russian Internet. Explore the complete guidebook at the special project page. According to survey research by the Levada Center, the vast majority of...

    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government
    Mar01

    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government

    Ukraine banned government officials on Tuesday from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government
    Mar01

    Ukraine bans officials from criticising government

    Ukraine banned government officials on Tuesday from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. The move immediately drew criticism from some civil servants who saw it as a blow to freedom of speech at odds with the…...

    Next Up in the EU: Czexit?
    Mar01

    Next Up in the EU: Czexit?

    With four months to the Brexit vote, EU referenda seem to be getting more and more popular in Europe. Open Europe reports: Czech President Milos Zeman yesterday voiced support for a potential referendum on EU exit in the country, arguing, “I’m on the side of those who are against a [Czech] EU exit, but I also oppose those who want to...

    Belarus, Ukraine discuss cargo transportation along Silk Road
    Mar01

    Belarus, Ukraine discuss cargo transportation along Silk Road

    The meeting was very fruitful as the parties settled many border-related issues. For instance, experts were instructed to review the agreements on mutual recognition of customs operations, which will help reduce the time that vehicles spend at the checkpoints. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End

    A Ukrainian pilot imprisoned and on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Imprisoned Pilot In Hunger Strike Threat
    Mar01

    Imprisoned Pilot In Hunger Strike Threat

    Nadiya Savchenko is accused of involvement in two Russian journalists’ deaths but Ukraine says the charges are made up. …read more Source: Sky...

    Kerry Announces New Plan Not to Talk About Failed Ceasefire
    Mar01

    Kerry Announces New Plan Not to Talk About Failed Ceasefire

    Long, talk drink of failure John Kerry is on his second failed ceasefire in Syria in a matter of weeks. And he’s got a bold new plan for dealing with the fact that everyone is still shooting up Syria. Don’t ask, don’t tell. John Kerry said on Monday he had agreed with his Russian counterpart not to discuss alleged violations of...