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    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation
    May17

    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation

    The Kremlin rules out an allegation made by Ukraine that Moscow was behind a cyberattack against the government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    East Invest announces extension of Business Support Organisations
    May17

    East Invest announces extension of Business Support Organisations

    The East Invest 2 project has initiated new training visits to the EU for representatives of Business Support Organisations (BSOs) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Representatives from chambers of commerce, employers’ federations, business and professional associations, as … …read more Source:...

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting
    May17

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin rushed Wednesday to defend U.S. President Donald Trump from criticism over sharing classified information with Moscow, issuing a strongly worded statement that reflected the degree of the Russian leader’s frustration with the Washington infighting that has thwarted Kremlin hopes for a detente. Trump’s...

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)
    May17

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine
    May17

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided on 16 May to block access in Ukraine to several Russian websites. This is a measure aimed against Kremlin-controlled tools of influence on Ukrainian society, writes James Wilson. It could also be a double edged sword as blocking internet access is a tool often employed by Russia itself, and is easily...

    EU signs regulation on visa liberalization with Ukraine
    May17

    EU signs regulation on visa liberalization with Ukraine

    The regulation on the EU visa liberalization for Ukrainian citizens has been signed in Strasbourg on May 17. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia
    May17

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia

    “We have been witnessing the Russian response to the president’s decree about closing access to Russian social networks,” President Petro Poroshenko’s deputy administration chief Dmytro Shymkiv said …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Vitebsk to host forum on employment of people with disabilities
    May17

    Vitebsk to host forum on employment of people with disabilities

    Attending the forum will be businessmen, experts from Belarusian and international organizations, representatives of government agencies, and people with disabilities. We expect to welcome over 240 participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, and Kazakhstan, Veronika Gerasimova said. …read more Source:...

    Russian Social Media Site Tells Ukrainians How to Dodge Web Block
    May17

    Russian Social Media Site Tells Ukrainians How to Dodge Web Block

    By Maria Kiselyova and Alessandra PrenticeMOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Vkontakte, the Russian version of Facebook, on Wednesday sent its millions of… …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Opposition Introduces Bill Decriminalizing St. George Ribbon
    May17

    Ukraine Opposition Introduces Bill Decriminalizing St. George Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The bill proposes an amendment to the law approved by the parliament on Tuesday, which, if signed by President Petro Poroshenko, would introduce fines or arrest for making or wearing of the ribbon in Ukraine, with an exception made for war veterans whose medals or orders incorporate elements of the ribbon. During the latest...