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    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…...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    John Steinbeck’s Visit to Armenia
    Mar01

    John Steinbeck’s Visit to Armenia

    J.Steinbeck had been in Armenia. This fact should be a surprise for the many. “If it’s true, then why nothing was said of it?” they would ask. How come, one of the greatest representatives of American literature, awardee of Pulitzer and Nobel prizes visited our country, meanwhile there isn’t even a short mention of it? Answer to...

    Ukraine national Mazurek names those ‘involved’ in ATM fraud
    Mar01

    Ukraine national Mazurek names those ‘involved’ in ATM fraud

    Prime ATM fraud suspect Piotr Szcdepan Mazurek has told detectives that around 50 people and firms were involved in the forgery. police said on Tuesday the Ukraine national had divulged the names of the persons and firms and they are now verifying the information. Monirul Islam, the head of counter-terrorism and transnational crimes unit of DMP,...

    Russian Warplanes Sit Idle on Syria Base During Cease-Fire
    Mar01

    Russian Warplanes Sit Idle on Syria Base During Cease-Fire

    HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria—Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with the...

    Report says Russian army shot down MH17
    Mar01

    Report says Russian army shot down MH17

    A report by Bellingcat finds that Malaysian Airlines jet has been shot down over eastern Ukraine by Russian soldiers …read more Source: World...