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    Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign
    Oct27

    Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign

    Twitter quietly ramped up a campaign last year to permanently delete some user data from its social media platform and the files of commercial firms using it, raising concerns that the policy would help Russian cyberspies suspected of meddling in the 2016 election cover their tracks.In June and September of 2016, the company posted updates to its...

    Ukraine’s health care system  to get comprehensive overhaul
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s health care system to get comprehensive overhaul

    KYIV – Ukraine adopted a crucial legislative health care package on October 19 that is designed to improve the health of its people and remove Europe’s largest country from the list of nations that have the world’s highest death rates. It is the first comprehensive change to the country’s Soviet-era health care system since...

    Freed Crimean Tatar Leaders Vow To Return To Russian-Held Homeland
    Oct27

    Freed Crimean Tatar Leaders Vow To Return To Russian-Held Homeland

    Crimean Tatar leaders Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, who were released from custody in their Russian-occupied homeland this week, have arrived in Kyiv and defiantly vowed to return to the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR
    Oct27

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR

    DONETSK (Sputnik) —The mission reported that “shelling of the Bezymennoye observation post started at 15:25 on October 27, twenty-five 82-millimeter mortar shells were fired and the fire was being delivered from the direction of Shirokino [controlled by Kiev].” According to the reports, the shelling is continuing and the information about the...

    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed
    Oct27

    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed

    Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, who were sentenced to prison by Russian courts on the occupied peninsula in September, were released from custody on October 25 and arrived in Turkey, Ukrainian officials, legislators and lawyers said. Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzheppar told RFE/RL about...

    Ukraine searches for perpetrators in string of violent attacks
    Oct27

    Ukraine searches for perpetrators in string of violent attacks

    There have been a number of attacks on politicians, officials and journalists since the outbreak of hostilities between Russia and Ukraine. Investigators are often quick to assume Moscow is behind them, but is that true? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR
    Oct27

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR

    DONETSK (Sputnik) —The mission reported that “shelling of the Bezymennoye observation post started at 15:25 on October 27, twenty-five 82-millimeter mortar shells were fired and the fire was being delivered from the direction of Shirokino [controlled by Kiev].” According to the reports, the shelling is continuing and the information about the...

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival
    Oct27

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival

    CONCLUSION (Go to Part I) KYIV – Rutgers University-Newark political science professor Alexander Motyl is known for swimming against the tide when it comes to speaking about post-Maidan Ukraine. All is not lost and not everything is “doom and gloom,” his writings and observations often say. On October 13, the professor, novelist and poet spoke...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine continues work on freeing hostages
    Oct27

    Poroshenko: Ukraine continues work on freeing hostages

    President says Ukrainian hostages will return home and Ukraine will be liberated from occupation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Out of Russian custody, Tatar leaders vow to return to Crimea
    Oct27

    Out of Russian custody, Tatar leaders vow to return to Crimea

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Crimean Tatar activists released from Russian custody this week said on Friday they would travel back to the annexed peninsula and campaign for the freedom of other political prisoners and the return of Crimea to Ukraine. …read more Source:...