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    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Russian websites
    May17

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Russian websites

    Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, has banned several Russian internet services on Tuesday (16 May), as part of sanctions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The ban includes social media popular among Ukrainians, such as VKontakte, and search engine Yandex. Russia’s foreign ministry condemned the ban. Shortly after its...

    Liisa Ansala: Further democratic consolidation needed in Yerevan also outside the polling stations
    May17

    Liisa Ansala: Further democratic consolidation needed in Yerevan also outside the polling stations

    A 10 member electoral assessment team from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe – headed by Liisa Ansala (Finland, ILDG) and including two representatives from the EU Committee of the Regions – concluded yesterday its mission to observe the elections to the Council of Elders of Yerevan which were held on Sunday...

    Tovuti ya rais wa Ukraine yashambuliwa na Urusi
    May17

    Tovuti ya rais wa Ukraine yashambuliwa na Urusi

    Tovuti rasmi ya rais wa Ukraine Petro Poroshenko imeshambuliwa na wahalifu wa mtandaoni kutoka Urusi, mamlaka yake imesema. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks
    May17

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Access to internet search engine also denied as Ukraine-Russia feud continues. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions
    May17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions

    Ukraine slapped economic restrictions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular online firms, saying it wanted to guard against cyber threats, and the Kremlin threatened retaliation. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    The Russian State Media: Champion of Internet Freedom. (From Now On.)
    May17

    The Russian State Media: Champion of Internet Freedom. (From Now On.)

    Photo: PixabayIn the past five years, the Russian government has blocked an estimated 5.6 million webpages — most of them by accident, after blacklisting entire IP addresses to target individual lawbreakers. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s federal censor, has gone after both small online resources, like thousands of websites affiliated with illegal...

    Ukraine PM tells ‘Post’: I never hid my ethnic origins
    May17

    Ukraine PM tells ‘Post’: I never hid my ethnic origins

    “I believe it would be humiliating to hide someone’s roots, to hide someone’s family or last name, and once again for all these reasons, we view the relations with Israel as very important.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future
    May17

    Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future

    As Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman winds up a three-day visit to Israel, Jews back home try to cope with economic difficulties and the effects of war …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kiev committed to peaceful settlement of conflict
    May17

    Kiev committed to peaceful settlement of conflict

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak on Tuesday reiterated Kiev’s commitment to resolving the conflict in eastern regions through peaceful means, the defense ministry press service said in a statement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites
    May17

    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites

    The sites to be blocked are among the most visited in the country. …read more Source: The Washington...