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Filming has been a challenge, the Ukrainian director says, not least because of Ukraine's lousy transport network. “The roads are very bad. You never understand this when you live in Europe,” he says. Loznitza hasn't been to Russia since 2014, just before the momentous events depicted in his epic ...
Mikhail Rytikov can't leave his home country of Ukraine because he would risk becoming the latest Eastern European cybercrime suspect to be .... a notorious cybercriminal turned elected Ukrainian politician and an icon in a world where cybercriminals are increasingly powerful players themselves.

... was speaking in the Ukrainian capital during the 11th Kyiv Security Forum, an annual meeting of politicians and experts focusing on international security issues. Meanwhile, the U.S. ambassador to NATO, Kay Bailey Hutchison, said during the Kyiv conference that the United States wanted to see Ukraine ...
... and politicians need to speak out more often against this tragedy and demand that Moscow release these prisoners. If a prominent American or European politician attends the World Cup in Russia, they should speak out on the problem and try to meet with some of the Ukrainian prisoners held in Russia.
Please, keep in mind and do not forget that Poland is a genuine ally of Ukraine, and we try to do everything possible for Ukraine," Pieklo said. In this context, he noted that some Ukrainian politicians considered Poland a country that generates problems in bilateral relations. In his opinion, such an approach ...
Last December the Ukrainian government and Russia's separatist proxies in eastern Ukraine exchanged nearly 400 prisoners. European ... Western human rights groups and politicians need to speak out more often against this tragedy and demand that Moscow release these prisoners. Much attention has ...

... agency RIA Novosti ran a story headlined: “In Ukraine, they admitted the Ukrainian army can't learn how to use American weapons.” In it, they quoted former Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Roman Bessmertny, who appeared as a guest on the Big Evening talk show on Newsone, a Ukrainian news outlet ...
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has called on European politicians to refrain from attending World Cup matches in Russia this summer, ... "I call on European politicians to declare a political boycott of the World Cup in Russia," Klimkin said in a comment to German online newspaper RP Online.
Alarm bells began ringing well before Ukrainian lawmakers on April 3 failed to pass laws that would abolish subsequent e-declaration requirements for ... “If only Ukraine's politicians showed as much zeal at fighting corruption within their own ranks as they do in going after civil society organizations,” ...
War Hero Politician Nadiya Savchenko Arrested for Plotting to Overthrow Government Using Grenades and Automatic Weapons ... The high-profile trial, along with her defiant attitude, transformed Savchenko into a hero in Ukraine, where she was dubbed the Ukrainian Joan of Arc. During her time in Russia ...
"I have an impression that politicians in general in Europe have forgotten about historical lessons. Everybody knows how the confrontation between Ukraine and Poland ended, and how it was used by Muscovy, and it ended badly for Ukraine and Poland. The same can be said of European politicians who ...
KIEV, February 2. /TASS/. Kiev's current healthcare policy has revived and enabled the spread of diseases that the civilized world had eliminated a long time ago, Viktor Medvedchuk, the leader of the Ukrainian Choice opposition public movement. "After four years of Euro-style reforms, Ukraine has come to ...
A hundreds-strong paramilitary unit that pledges to keep order on the streets of Ukraine has dismissed fears that it could act as a far-right vigilante group or private army for politicians. More than 600 Ukrainians took an oath of allegiance to the so-called National Militia last Sunday, when they rallied on ...
KYIV -- The editor in chief of a Ukrainian news site derided by critics as overly friendly toward Russia says he has fled the country and appealed for ... In an interview from Vienna with Current Time television, a project of RFE/RL in cooperation with VOA, Huzhva said Ukraine is a hostile media environment.
The vague menace of Vladimir Putin has haunted American politics for nearly two years. But in eastern Europe, Russia's authoritarian president has wielded his influence for far longer and with a very tangible impact. The former Soviet state of Ukraine, in particular, has felt the force of Putin's power.
KIEV (AFP) - Luxury holidays enjoyed or planned by Ukraine's President and Prosecutor-General revealed by media have sparked uproar in a country ... Poroshenko's press-office told a Ukrainian news agency after news of his pricy break first emerged he had enjoyed "a short rest" and that he "paid for the ...
Neither do I rule out persecution of certain Ukrainian politicians. Besides, Ukraine is already seeing some initiatives in adopting a symmetrical law regarding the symbols and heroization of occupation forces. And if such legislation is adopted, the Ukrainian-Polish relations will simply plunge into the abyss.

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration late Monday released a long-awaited list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" who have ... "Putin's inner circle is already subject to personal U.S. sanctions, imposed over Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's' Crimea region," the Reuters news agency ...
KYIV -- The gathering was large and formidable, with hundreds of mostly young men in fatigues keeping tight ranks on Kyiv's central Independence Square before marching in formation to a torch-lit fortress on a hillside in the Ukrainian capital. There, in the January 28 spectacle, 600 of them swore an oath ...
The Council of Europe has recommended that Ukraine tighten laws to prevent and combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism. .... Opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili was in Ukraine's Supreme Court on January 29 to seek the restitution of his Ukrainian citizenship, which was revoked by ...
... administration was required to name the companies and individuals and consider whether to sanction them under legislation meant to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 US election, as well as its human rights violations, annexation of Crimea and ongoing military operations in eastern Ukraine.
Opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili was in Ukraine's Supreme Court on January 29 to seek the restitution of his Ukrainian citizenship, which was revoked by ... They also claim that anti-Poroshenko protests led by Saakashvili in Ukraine are part of a Russian plot against the government in Kyiv.
Ukrainian politicians, diplomats, journalists and intellectuals should start paying more attention to how the countries of South-Eastern Europe (SEE) are currently preparing for their entry into the European Union. Kyiv can accelerate its own European integration by entering a number of SEE cooperation ...
... politician—or one of the two most “popular” politicians: a recent poll put his rival and long-time presidential contender Yulia Tymoshenko slightly ahead in terms of their electoral chances. Since October 2017 there has been a series of small protests in Kiev. There is something bubbling up in Ukrainian ...
The 28-year-old politician used clever marketing tactics and the similarity of his last name with the famous Star Wars character to secure a landslide victory in the council elections. And it seems that he, like Roger Ver, favors BCH instead of BTC. Palpatin declared 7,711 BCH right after the fork occurred on ...
Ukraine resists. And so, yet another Russian propaganda myth about Ukraine's transatlantic "masters" is collapsing. The Ukrainian elite is like a rock. ... not only it grabs Ukrainian territories and kills its citizens, at the same time Russia snatches property off of Ukrainian oligarchs / businessmen / politicians.
Saakashvili was Georgia's president for nine years and spearheaded the country's "Rose Revolution" in 2003. After Poroshenko became President of Ukraine, he invited Saakashvili to become governor of Odessa. The southern Ukrainian region with the Black Sea port is one of the country's most corrupt.
Military historian Sir Anthony Beevor is urging politicians to fight censorship after one of his books was banned in Ukraine. The 1998 bestseller Stalingrad was barred for import last week alongside 24 other books for being "anti-Ukrainian". The accusation was levelled at Beevor's examination of the Second ...
That is, Russia, when signing the Treaty in 1997 and ratifying it in 1999, confirmed it considered Crimea and Sevastopol part of Ukrainian territory," the Russian politician said. UNIAN memo. The Russia-Ukraine Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation, and Partnership was signed on May 31, 1997. The two ...
Russian politician Oleg Mitvol told the media that he has a special sanctions list made in Washington. The so-called Kremlin report includes well-known companies, and many Russian and Ukrainian politicians. Mitvol added that all the persons appeared in the new sanctions list were already mentioned in ...
A woman waves a Ukrainian flag as freed Ukrainian prisoners of war greet their families on the runway of Kyiv Boryspil International Airport on Dec. 28. (Volodymyr Petrov) ... The reason is that Ukraine's politicians have historically wanted to control the dispensation of justice. And that means controlling law ...
As earlier reported, Washington in 2014 imposed sanctions against Ukrainian and Crimean politicians, including Medvedchuk, for the Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea. The relevant executive order 13660 blocking property of certain persons contributing to the situation in Ukraine was published on ...
MOSCOW, January 12. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin did hold a meeting with Viktor Medvedchuk, the leader of the Ukrainian Choice movement and Kiev's representative to the humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group on resolving the situation in Donbass, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry ...
KIEV, January 11. /TASS/. Ukraine's National Broadcasting Council has come up with a proposal to impose fines or criminal responsibility on the Ukrainian performers who go on concert tours to Russia, the council said in a statement on Thursday. "The National Council recommends introduction of the ...
Bloomberg columnist Leonid Bershidsky recently claimed that “it's not easy to find younger, more principled, genuinely European-oriented politicians in ... In 2017, we profiled the promising and idealistic Olena Sotnyk and Sergiy Gusovsky, a Ukrainian MP and a member of the Kyiv city council, respectively.
The Soviet-style harassment campaign started with stripping him off his Ukrainian citizenship (a decision judged illegal by most independent experts), denying him entry into Ukraine, and arbitrary arrests of his aides. Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko tried to bring about his own political show ...
The administration should now build on this enhanced relationship by upgrading and expanding the U.S. military's training program in Ukraine and by using U.S. leverage to press Ukrainian leaders to follow through on anti-corruption reforms. The grim reality today is that Ukraine is waging a war on two ...
Read alsoRussian hackers tried to target emails of Ukrainian politicians – AP It is unclear how and why the ad appeared on the account. As of press time, there has not been any official reaction from Skype or Microsoft and the post has not been removed. Hromadske tried to reach out to Skype, but received ...
An activists hold up flares during an anti-corruption protest in front of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, on July 11, 2017. ... With presidential and parliamentary elections approaching in 2019, the Kremlin is focusing on supporting those parties and politicians who can be most easily bought or manipulated by ...
KIEV, January 4. /TASS/. Ukraine has become a raw materials colony for wealthy European states as the free trade zone with the European Union has brought about nothing but losses for the Ukrainian economy, Viktor Medvedchuk, the leader of the Ukrainian Choice public movement, said on Thursday.
I, as ambassador, at meetings with politicians in Congress and the [Trump] Administration used to mention that our experience of this hybrid warfare against Russia shows ... Ukrainian authorities also claim that protests led by Saakashvili in Ukraine are part of a Russian plot against the government in Kyiv.
The only Ukrainian institution that really fights corruption, the National Anticorruption Bureau (NABU), came under heavy attack from the ruling coalition in parliament and the Prosecutor General's ... Absurdly, Ukraine's politicians seem to be absorbed by the presidential election scheduled for May 2019.
Ukrainian politician and Vladimir Putin's close friend Viktor Medvedchuk, who is actively engaged in talks on an exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas, told Russia's state-owned TV Channel Russia-1 late in December he expected that the next swap might be ...
The only Ukrainian institution that really fights corruption, the National Anticorruption Bureau (NABU), came under heavy attack from the ruling coalition in parliament and the Prosecutor General's ... Absurdly, Ukraine's politicians seem to be absorbed by the presidential election scheduled for May 2019.
"If one attends the FIFA World Cup, which will be held in the Russian Federation in 2018, it will only confirm Putin's words that Ukraine is the issue of lower priority, and the international community supports Russia," he said. The initiative of Ukrainians in Australia arose after the call of the Ukrainian World ...
Ukrainian politician and Vladimir Putin's close friend Viktor Medvedchuk, who is actively engaged in talks on an exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas, expects that the next swap may be conducted according to the "74-for-29" formula, Russia's state-owned TV ...
"That is, in two out of three cases a typical top Ukrainian politician lies in his or her public speeches, manipulates data or exaggerates," analysts said. ... This is because the politician usually mentions his achievements as prime minister or talks about relations between Ukraine and the West," researchers ...
The first TOP 10 also included Members of Parliament Dmytro Dobrodomov, Andriy Lozovyi, Serhiy Sobolev, and Yaroslav Moskalenko, as well as Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi and an odious politician Mikheil Saakashvili. Read alsoEncouraging Ukraine to continue reforms Tillerson's priority – State ...
KYIV -- Ukrainian opposition politician and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has declared a hunger strike, his lawyer told journalists on December 9. ... who was pushed from power in 2014 and fled to Russia -- and have suggested that his protests are part of a Russian plot against Ukraine.
in the wisdom and tolerance of the Ukrainian people rather than politicians or government officials." Along with it ... The largest exchange of prisoners of war since the outbreak of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine took place on Wednesday, December 27, at the Line of Contact near the town of Gorlovka.


 

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