Hack exposes personal data of Ukrainian war veterans

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Personal information of veterans of the Ukrainian army, who fought against joint Russian-separatist forces in the Donbas, leaked in a recent hacker attack, Ukraine’s Cyber Police reported on Nov. 17. Earlier this week an anonymous Twitter account @opanon_pl posted a link to 2,000 files with perso...

UkrInform: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 2 wounded in Donbas

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One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day. Read more here   The post UkrInform: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 2 wounded in Donbas appeared first on KyivPost.

NABU notifies 8th member of the group of embezzle funds from the Russian border Wall project is s...

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Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) on November 16, 2017 notified another member of group embezzling funds from Russian border Wall project that he is suspected of committing a crime. The press service of the NABU reported that the detained person is charged under ...

Femen reports abduction of its activist in Kyiv

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Founder of the Femen movement Anna Hutsol has reported unidentified individuals kidnapped Femen activist Alisa Vinogradova while she was leaving the Svit Kavy (World of Coffee) café in Kyiv's Podil area, according to the Ukrainian news outlet Hromadske.

UN adopts updated draft resolution on human rights in occupied Crimea

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The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the UN General Assembly at its 72nd session meeting on November 14 approved an updated draft of the resolution on the "Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine" (document...

NYT comments on scandal with "disputed" Crimea on published map

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The American daily newspaper The New York Times, which has released an article on Crimea, illustrating the piece with a map where the Russian-occupied Ukrainian peninsula is marked as "disputed" territory, says it is studying the circumstances of the publication, the NYT press service t...

House Democrats start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

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Six Democrats in the House of Representatives have introduced articles of impeachment targeting President Donald Trump, Independent reports.

Dramatic photos from Ukraine war now on display in New York

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“Warning: some photos may be shocking.” That’s what BBC Ukraine wrote about “.RAW,” a book of documentary photography about the EuroMaidan Revolution, Crimea annexation, and the war in the eastern Ukraine. The photos featured in the book will be exhibited in the Ukrainian Museum in Ne...

Ukraine-Poland crisis: Consultative Committee to convene in Krakow Nov 17

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An extraordinary meeting of the Consultative Committee of the presidents of Ukraine and Poland will be held in Krakow on November 17, according to co-chairman of the Committee from the Polish side, Krzysztof Szczerski, Dzieje.pl reports.

British PM accuses Russia of threatening world order

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Theresa May has accused Russia of meddling in elections and planting fake stories in the media in an extraordinary attack on its attempts to “weaponize information” in order to sow discord in the west, the Guardian reports.

The Economist: A new party for Cyprus’s Russian exiles and expats

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Hundreds of Western-trained Cypriot lawyers and accountants earn a living from handling the affairs of Russian and Ukrainian offshore companies. The relationship has flourished since the island became a base for proto-capitalists from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s, thanks to a communist-er...

Court leaves Euromaidan activists’ kidnapper Volkov in pretrial custody for another two months. P...

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The Pechersk district court of Kyiv ruled to extend for two months the pretrial detention on Oleksandr Volkov who was indicted with charges of abduction of Ihor Lutsenko (the now Batkivshchyna Party faction MP) and activist Yurii Verbytskyi back in 2014.

Wall Street Journal: China to send envoy to North Korea after Trump’s visit to Beijing

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China said it would send a special envoy to North Korea, according to the official Xinhua News Agency, days after U.S. President Donald Trump pushed for more action from Beijing to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear program. Read more here. The post Wall Street Journal: China to send envoy to No...

Ukraine to launch first space satellite in late 2018 – space agency

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The launch into orbit of Ukraine's first telecommunications satellite "Lybid" and the start of its operation is scheduled for the second half of 2018, Chairman of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) Pavlo Degtiarenko said in an interview with the Cabinet's official gazette ...

New report on Russia's info war against Ukraine published in Estonia

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The applied research center of the Estonian National Defense College has published another report that analyzes the information operations of the conflict in Ukraine, writes LETA/BNS.

What did World Bank President see in Ukraine?

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President of the World Bank Group Jim Jong Kim paid an official visit to Ukraine, which became a significant event indeed because the last time the head of one of the most influential global financial...

Lutsenko accused of attempting to bury major graft case

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The Prosecutor General’s Office on Nov. 17 took the criminal case looking into the alleged corruption in a top anti-corruption agency from the independent National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU), which started it, and passed it to the State Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU. The transfer i...

112.ua: Poland’s Minister of Defence calls Russian massive drills preparation for hot war

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Minister of National Defence for Poland Antoni Macierewicz said the latest West-2017 military drills testify Russia’s preparation for an offensive, according to his interview in Canada, as Ukrinform reports. Read more here The post 112.ua: Poland’s Minister of Defence calls Russian massive ...

UNIAN: Lawyer says Russian court to sentence Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko to 20 years in prison

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A Moscow court is going to sentence Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, earlier arrested in Russia on trumped-up espionage charges, to 20 years’ imprisonment, according to his lawyer Mark Feygin. Read more here The post UNIAN: Lawyer says Russian court to sentence Ukrainian journalist Su...

EU allocating EUR 1.3 mln for Ukrainian cultural projects

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The Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine has said the EU and the British Council are announcing the start of Culture Bridges program with a EUR 1.3 million budget, to support Ukraine’s cultural sector.