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    Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead  for anti-Ukrainian provocations
    Dec09

    Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead for anti-Ukrainian provocations

    In recent months, Russia has repeatedly used Belarus for provocations against Ukraine. The latest example was the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sharoyko by the Belarusian KGB – an incident in which the hand of Moscow is clearly perceptible. The Sharyoko case, as well as a series of separate episodes, illustrate that many of Minsk’s...

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?
    Dec09

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors filed evidence late Friday afternoon to demonstrate that Paul Manafort violated a court-mandated gag order by contributing to an op-ed defending himself in a Ukrainian newspaper. In a 41-page filing, prosecutors argue that Manafort, who is on trial for charges including money laundering and...

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts
    Dec09

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv’s commitment to combating graft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Detained Mikheil Sakaashvili on ‘hunger strike’
    Dec09

    Detained Mikheil Sakaashvili on ‘hunger strike’

    Former president of Georgia says he has gone on hunger strike following his re-arrest in Ukraine’s capital. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukrainian Boxer Lomachenko Set To Defend WBO Title
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Boxer Lomachenko Set To Defend WBO Title

    Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko will face Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux to defend his World Boxing Organization junior-lightweight title. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts
    Dec09

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv’s commitment to combating graft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment
    Dec09

    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment

    Ukraine’s jailed opposition leader is calling for his supporters to rally for the impeachment of the country’s president and has declared a hunger strike. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian leader, anti-corruption activist Saakashvili detained in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian leader, anti-corruption activist Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested. Yuriy Lutzenko made the announcement late Friday on his Facebook page. Saakashvili, the former president of…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report
    Dec09

    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report

    Investigators say they have identified a Russian armed forces colonel general as a key figure sought by a Dutch-led criminal probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie...