: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea
    Aug03

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea

    In Crimea, some say prices have skyrocketed since the annexation of the Ukrainian territory by Russia in March 2014. RFE/RL spoke to people in Simferopol and Nikolaevka about the prices of things like fruits and vegetables and taxi rides. (Crimean Desk of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’
    Aug03

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has announced the formation of what he calls the Ukraine Salvation Committee. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Amid Fresh Minsk Peace Talks
    Aug03

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Amid Fresh Minsk Peace Talks

    The Ukrainian military says four of its soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mariupol Residents Protest Demilitarization Talks
    Aug03

    Mariupol Residents Protest Demilitarization Talks

    Protestors gathered in Mariupol amid fears that Ukraine would be lowering its military guard over the city if agreement is reached at a new round of cease-fire talks. The cease-fire in the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists has been violated almost daily since it was agreed in February. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    The changing face of Russia’s emblematic matryoshka dolls
    Aug03

    The changing face of Russia’s emblematic matryoshka dolls

    Moscow (AFP) – From cheery peasant girls in Tsarist times to Soviet-era cosmonauts to today’s Pussy Riots, the changing face of Russia’s matryoshka nesting dolls reflects the country’s tumultuous history.For tourists the dolls inside dolls that generally depict a buxom woman in a coloured headscarf are a must-buy souvenir...

    Crimean Tatar Congress Calls For ‘Immediate’ End To Russian Annexation
    Aug03

    Crimean Tatar Congress Calls For ‘Immediate’ End To Russian Annexation

    A world congress of Crimean Tatars has called for “all necessary measures” to be taken to return Crimea to Ukraine following Russia’s takeover and annexation of the peninsula last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This is how the FBI hunts down the world’s most notorious cyber-criminals
    Aug03

    This is how the FBI hunts down the world’s most notorious cyber-criminals

    Cyber-attacks are ten a penny now, and the FBI and other authorities that investigate these crimes around the world have many hurdles to cross if they want to catch a hacker. Police forces can often be hindered by the dark web and anonymizing tools used by cyber-criminals to cover their tracks, but there are also political barriers in arresting...

    Ukraine will try again for downed plane tribunal
    Aug03

    Ukraine will try again for downed plane tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s foreign minister said Thursday that the five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago will try again to get U.N. Security Council approval for an international tribunal to prosecute the alleged perpetrators. …read more Source: CNS...

    Athletics Roiled by Reports of Mass Doping
    Aug03

    Athletics Roiled by Reports of Mass Doping

    The world of international track and field was reeling Sunday after reports that 146 medals at the Olympics and World Championships between 2001 and 2012 were won by athletes with suspicious blood test results. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Sunday it was “very alarmed” by the reports in two European media outlets. German...

    For the record: What the leaders said at the launch of #elxn42
    Aug02

    For the record: What the leaders said at the launch of #elxn42

    (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand) It’s official: The campaign has begun. Canada is headed to the polls on October 19. Here’s what the leaders had to say at the official start of a gruelling 11-month campaign. (Additional leaders’ remarks will be added as we receive them.) Related: Read our in-depth primers on the...