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    Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk Digs In To Complex Decommunization Process
    Jun10

    Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk Digs In To Complex Decommunization Process

    The Ukrainian government is pushing ahead with the rapid implementation of new laws banning public-place names honoring Soviet figures. A committee in the industrial city of Dnipropetrovsk has begun the complicated process of rooting out its communist legacy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Court Extends Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention
    Jun10

    Moscow Court Extends Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention

    A Russian court has extended the pretrial detention of Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko until September 10. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Clashes Spotlight Deep Rifts Over Gay Rights
    Jun10

    Ukraine Clashes Spotlight Deep Rifts Over Gay Rights

    ​Petro Poroshenko has voiced support for gays, a first for a Ukrainian president. But an attack against gay activists shows that he faces staunch resistance, even among supporters of his pro-European government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: When Vladimir Met Francis
    Jun10

    The Daily Vertical: When Vladimir Met Francis

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Firefighters Continue To Battle Deadly Blaze
    Jun10

    Ukraine Firefighters Continue To Battle Deadly Blaze

    Emergency crews are continuing to battle a fire southwest of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, but officials say there is no threat of the blaze spreading. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dramatic Aerial Footage Of Deadly Fire Near Kyiv
    Jun10

    Dramatic Aerial Footage Of Deadly Fire Near Kyiv

    A massive fire broke out at a fuel depot near the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on June 9. At least five people died in the blaze, including three firemen. Ukrainian officials said the fire had been brought under control by the morning of June 10. (Levko Stek, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Monument To St. Vladimir Scaled Down
    Jun09

    Moscow Monument To St. Vladimir Scaled Down

    A lofty monument to a saint revered in both Russia and Ukraine might not tower over Moscow after all. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter
    Jun09

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter

    When shelling started in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, some residents took shelter in their basements. What they thought was a short-term situation has now dragged on for a year. Petr Shelomovskiy of RFE/RL’s Current Time TV program visited one shelter where 40 people — nearly half of them children...

    Lone Russian Lawmaker To Oppose Crimean Annexation Faces Fraud Probe
    Jun09

    Lone Russian Lawmaker To Oppose Crimean Annexation Faces Fraud Probe

    Russia’s Investigative Committee says it has launched a criminal inquiry against Ilya Ponomaryov, the lone State Duma representative to vote against the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’
    Jun09

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’

    Russia will establish a Crimean Tatar broadcasting company to replace TV and radio stations shut down by the Moscow-controlled government this spring, but a senior leader of the annexed peninsula’s Muslim ethnic minority dismissed the initiative as a bid to create a “propaganda tool.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

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