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    Freedom House Says Press Freedom At Lowest Point In Decade
    Apr28

    Freedom House Says Press Freedom At Lowest Point In Decade

    The U.S.-based democracy monitor Freedom House says only 13 percent of the world’s population live in countries with a free press. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App
    Apr27

    Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App

    Russian antigovernment protesters are planning more mass demonstrations this weekend, after hundreds were arrested in rallies at the end of March. One activist has created a new smartphone app aiming to keep protesters connected if they are detained — with one touch of the “Red Button.” (Reuters, RFE/RL’s Russian Service,...

    The Morning Vertical, April 27, 2017
    Apr27

    The Morning Vertical, April 27, 2017

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

    Ukrainian Police Raid On Major Bank Draws Dismay From Hroysman
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Police Raid On Major Bank Draws Dismay From Hroysman

    Ukraine’s state security service raided the Kyiv offices of the country’s largest investment bank looking for illegal software on April 26, drawing a dismayed reaction from Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Photographer Recalls Death, Beauty Inside Chernobyl’s Fourth Reactor
    Apr26

    Russian Photographer Recalls Death, Beauty Inside Chernobyl’s Fourth Reactor

    In 1990, photographer Viktoria Ivleva became the first journalist known to have entered the fourth block of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Soviet Ukraine, where a deadly explosion and fire on April 26, 1986, triggered the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident and sent a radioactive cloud drifting across the Soviet Union and Europe. In...

    Russian Court Sentences Crimean Tatar To 12 Years In Prison
    Apr26

    Russian Court Sentences Crimean Tatar To 12 Years In Prison

    A Russian court has sentenced a Crimean Tatar man to 12 years in prison, drawing swift condemnation from Ukraine for what Kyiv called a politically motivated ruling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Compares Crisis In East Ukraine With 1986 Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    Poroshenko Compares Crisis In East Ukraine With 1986 Chernobyl Disaster

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compared the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl nuclear disaster with the ongoing crisis in Ukraine’s east, adding that “Russia is conducting an undeclared war against his country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Late Uzbek President’s Nephew Moved To House Arrest In Kyiv
    Apr26

    Late Uzbek President’s Nephew Moved To House Arrest In Kyiv

    A relative of late Uzbek President Islam Karimov has been moved from jail to house arrest in Kyiv, where he was detained in January. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Ambassadors Approve Visa Liberalization For Ukraine
    Apr26

    EU Ambassadors Approve Visa Liberalization For Ukraine

    EU ambassadors have approved visa liberalization for Ukraine, a key step toward closer ties and visa-free travel to the EU for Ukrainians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exhibition Shows Children Of Ukraine Conflict
    Apr25

    Exhibition Shows Children Of Ukraine Conflict

    A powerful new exhibition of photographs of children who have suffered in the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has opened at NATO headquarters in Brussels. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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