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    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization
    Nov17

    Ukraine One Step Closer To EU Visa Liberalization

    EU member states moved a step closer to giving Ukraine visa-free access after ambassadors gave the bloc’s executive authority the green light for new talks on easing the rules. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters
    Nov17

    Rent-A-Mob: Ukraine’s Paid Protesters

    Protests have been taking place calling for the head of the Ukrainian National Bank to resign, but some people taking part were paid to participate. Reporters from RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, posing as people interested in earning money by joining the protest, recorded demonstrators saying how much money they were promised. …read more...

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages
    Nov17

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages

    Ukraine’s prime minister has said the country’s economic situation has improved and the government intends to increase pensions and wages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown

    Ukraine’s largest file-hosting website has said it will close as the country’s cyberpolice crack down on Internet services allowing copyrighted music, video, and software to be illegally downloaded. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Withdraws Signature From ICC’s Founding Statute
    Nov16

    Russia Withdraws Signature From ICC’s Founding Statute

    Russia says it is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko’s Spanish Hideaway
    Nov16

    Poroshenko’s Spanish Hideaway

    A secret luxury villa used by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has been revealed by new mandatory asset declarations for Ukrainian public officials. Poroshenko has been criticized for allegedly trying to hide the property — though he insists he’s been open and transparent. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    The Morning Vertical, November 16, 2016
    Nov16

    The Morning Vertical, November 16, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl Containment Shield Begins Moving Into Place
    Nov16

    Chernobyl Containment Shield Begins Moving Into Place

    A massive steel cover is slowly sliding into position over the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The New Safe Confinement — described as the largest movable structure on land — was built to contain Chernobyl’s radiation for the next 100 years. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source:...

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring
    Nov16

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring

    A United Nations panel condemned human rights abuses in Crimea and pressed Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the Ukrainian territory it annexed in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone
    Nov16

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone

    The European Commission on November 16 will propose pre-screening for everyone who enters the EU’s Schengen zone from a third country, even if that country’s citizens normally enjoy visa-free travel. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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