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    The Morning Vertical, March 16, 2017
    Mar16

    The Morning Vertical, March 16, 2017

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

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014
    Mar15

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014

    Almost 10,000 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a conflict broke out between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in mid-April 2014, the Office of UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report published on March 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line
    Mar15

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line

    Ukrainian-born journalist and RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena explains why he kept working in Crimea after the territory was annexed by Russia in 2014 — and why he has risked his personal freedom in order to defend free speech and freedom of the press there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office
    Mar15

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office

    Nationalist protesters in Kyiv attacked a branch of Russian-owned Alfa-Bank and the offices of Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov on March 14. They were calling for a trade ban on areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL’S Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, March 15, 2017
    Mar15

    The Morning Vertical, March 15, 2017

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

    Ukraine Announces Suspension Of Cargo Traffic With Separatist-Held Areas
    Mar15

    Ukraine Announces Suspension Of Cargo Traffic With Separatist-Held Areas

    Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council says Kyiv has suspended all cargo traffic with areas held by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Oligarch’s Offices And Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Oligarch’s Offices And Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv

    Nationalists in Kyiv attacked the offices of Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov and a Russian bank on March 14. The crowd was protesting against trade with areas of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists, where Akhmetov has significant business interests. On March 15 the Ukrainian government announced it was suspending all cargo traffic...

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades
    Mar14

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades

    The Ukrainian Security Service, or SBU, has arrested activists who were blocking rail links to areas held by Russia-backed separatists. Dozens were detained in the operation, which prompted protests in Kyiv. The blockades have disrupted coal supplies and caused severe power shortages across the country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine
    Mar14

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a bill that would ban dual citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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