Section: Analysis & Opinion

      Self-censorship on Ukrainian TV: how do the most viewed TV channels report Poroshenko’s activities
      Oct04

      Self-censorship on Ukrainian TV: how do the most viewed TV channels report Poroshenko’s activities

      Eugenia Kuznetsova, PhD (University of Deusto), published by Vox Ukraine VoxUkraine has analysed the references to President Petro Poroshenko in the weekly TV news bulletins on Sunday and has reached a very surprising conclusion. Either the editorial policy of the four most popular TV channels is biased in relation to the president, or their...

      Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17
      Sep29

      Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17

      The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is convinced of having obtained irrefutable evidence to establish that on 17 July 2014, flight MH-17 was shot down by a BUK missile from the 9M38-series. According to the JIT there is also evidence identifying the launch location that involves an agricultural field near Pervomaiskyi which, at the time, was...

      U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor
      Sep25

      U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor

      U.S. intelligence officials are investigating whether Carter Page, a businessman described by Donald Trump as a foreign policy advisor, has been making backroom promises to Moscow to lift some sanctions against top Kremlin officials if Trump is elected, according to the Foreign Policy magazine. ”Intelligence officials believe Page has had...

      Skeptical of Russia, Clinton seen going toe-to-toe with Putin
      Sep20

      Skeptical of Russia, Clinton seen going toe-to-toe with Putin

      When Hillary Clinton attended her first major White House meeting on Russia in February 2009, the new secretary of state insisted that she wanted to play a leading role in President Barack Obama`s effort to ”reset” U.S. relations with Moscow, according to Reuters. But while Clinton became implementer-in-chief for one of Obama`s signature...

      Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
      Sep19

      Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

      Official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on illegitimate elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the temporary occupied territory of Ukraine Ukraine condemns in the strongest possible terms the organization by Russia in the temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation territories...

      Smolensk commission: Black box recordings manipulated
      Sep15

      Smolensk commission: Black box recordings manipulated

      A commission appointed to investigate the 2010 presidential plane crash has said that there were serious shortcomings in a report on the crash drafted by the previous government, according to Radio Poland. The commission said at a press conference on Thursday, September 15, that black-box recordings were ”manipulated and shortened”, adding that a...

      2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war – The Washington Post
      Sep10

      2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war – The Washington Post

      The gray-bearded officer`s summary of the war in eastern Ukraine is terse with weariness. ”We stand in place. We shoot over there, they shoot back from over there,” Mykhailo Gaiduk said. ”It`s just burning up time.” The area that Gaiduk calls ”over there” is territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists, where a rebel using the nom de guerre...

      Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy
      Sep08

      Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy

      The Ukrainian legislators have called on their Polish counterparts to stop politicizing the tragic pages of Ukrainian-Polish history and to focus their efforts on building up constructive relations between Ukraine and Poland in order to strengthen partnership in the democratic Europe, based on European values. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on...

      Clinton says possible Russian meddling a serious concern – Bloomberg
      Sep06

      Clinton says possible Russian meddling a serious concern – Bloomberg

      Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said potential Russian meddling in the U.S. election is a serious threat that must be addressed quickly and firmly, according to Bloomberg. Calling it ”almost unthinkable” that a foreign adversary would attempt to manipulate the American political system, Clinton said it appears that Russian...

      Russia`s war in Ukraine: The medals and treacherous numbers – Bellingcat
      Aug31

      Russia`s war in Ukraine: The medals and treacherous numbers – Bellingcat

      Thousands of Russian servicemen participated in combat operations in Donbas in 2014 and 2015, according to a new report from Bellingcat experts. The war in eastern Ukraine goes by multiple names; most often, terms such as ”Ukrainian civil war” or ”Ukrainian conflict” are used to describe it. However, the implication that this is solely an...