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    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses
    Oct17

    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses

    The UN General Assembly has elected the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Human Rights Council, despite protests that the country’s record of human rights abuses make it unfit for the job. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Thousands Of Protesters Rally With Saakashvili In Kyiv, Amid Heavy Police Presence
    Oct17

    Thousands Of Protesters Rally With Saakashvili In Kyiv, Amid Heavy Police Presence

    Thousands of protesters gathered amid a heavy police presence in front of Ukraine’s parliament in Kyiv on October 17 for a rally organized by firebrand politician Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv
    Oct17

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv

    Former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili says the current generation of Ukrainian leaders needs to be replaced, accusing them of having a condescending attitude toward their citizens. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv on October 16, he called on demonstrators to turn...

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest
    Oct17

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest

    Ukraine’s main security agency has claimed it averted potential violence planned during a protest in front of the country’s parliament, an action organized by controversial firebrand politician Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, October 16, 2017
    Oct16

    The Morning Vertical, October 16, 2017

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

    Nationalists Mark 75th Anniversary Of Ukrainian Insurgent Army
    Oct15

    Nationalists Mark 75th Anniversary Of Ukrainian Insurgent Army

    Thousands of Ukrainian nationalists have marched through the capital, Kyiv, to mark the 75th anniversary of the creation of the controversial Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Protesters In Crimea
    Oct14

    Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Protesters In Crimea

    At least nine people have been detained in the Russia-occupied Ukrainian region of Crimea for demonstrating in defense of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Bans Russian Banknote Featuring Crimean Images
    Oct14

    Kyiv Bans Russian Banknote Featuring Crimean Images

    Ukraine has banned a new Russian banknote that includes images from the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education
    Oct12

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has expressed concerns over articles in Ukraine’s new education law relating to teaching in minority languages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat
    Oct12

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat

    Activists in Ukraine demonstrated with a live goat outside Prague’s embassy in Kyiv on October 12, after controversial comments made earlier this week by Czech President Milos Zeman. He told the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on October 10 that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region was a...

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