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    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business
    Feb04

    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business

    This activist video shows a Russian police raid on the Simferopol headquarters of SimSitiTrans, a business owned by the father of Crimean Tatar activist Lenur Islyamov. Masked men, dressed in black and carrying assault rifles, leave refuse to answer any questions or present any ID. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Activist Urges E.U. To Keep Political Pressure On Belarus
    Feb03

    Activist Urges E.U. To Keep Political Pressure On Belarus

    Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski has called on the European Union to maintain political pressure on Belarus’s authoritarian regime. On a visit to Brussels on February 3, the former political prisoner told E.U. officials that the situation inside the country has not improved since economic sanctions were suspended following...

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home
    Feb03

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home

    In the eastern Ukrainian village of Zaytseve, 11-year-old Edik has to cross military checkpoints and enter separatist territory just to go to school. It’s a dangerous trip, so Edik and other schoolchildren have stopped going to class, and instead do their schoolwork at home. (Zenovia Stefanyuk, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read...

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Over Stalled Reforms
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Over Stalled Reforms

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has submitted his resignation, citing frustration that major government reforms have been blocked. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko: Greater Risk Of Open War With Russia Now
    Feb03

    Poroshenko: Greater Risk Of Open War With Russia Now

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater now than it was a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov
    Feb02

    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov

    Chechen volunteers who fought in Ukraine on the side of that country’s government have warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that he risks ending up at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and laid out five steps he needs to take to avoid that fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists
    Feb02

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use Moscow’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution of the crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests
    Feb01

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests

    The Ukrainian Embassy in Paris has expressed disappointment at a French television channel’s decision to collaborate on, and air, a documentary that Kyiv argues grossly distorts events of the country’s 2013-14 upheaval that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue
    Feb01

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union to renew its sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russian separatists that are fighting Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine

    A crowd in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk tore down a statue of Soviet-era leader Grigory Petrovsky on January 29. Petrovsky, who led the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in the 1920s and 1930s, is seen as one of the architects of the mass famine known as the Holodomor that killed millions of Ukrainians. The statue was one of the...

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