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Any future for Minsk Agreements?

Any future for Minsk Agreements?

Ukraine has launched a new round of lobbying for a new plan concerning the implementation of Minsk Agreements. It is presented in two interviews with the leaders of the Ukrainian delegation to the TCG (the Trileteral Contact Group) – Leonid Kravchuk and Oleksiy Reznikov. The practical steps proposed by the ... Read More
Civilians are even more vulnerable due to Covid and ceasefire violations

Civilians are even more vulnerable due to Covid and ceasefire violations

Numerous reports are coming in regarding a sharp increase in ceasefire violations along the contact line in Donbass. The civilian infrastructure regularly becomes the epicenter of violations. Since the decision to strengthen the ceasefire was taken on July 22, 2020, the OSCE SMM still registers violations amounting to 4 digit ... Read More
Ukrainian neonazis and their international ties

Ukrainian neonazis and their international ties

On the night of October 17–18, an attack on two Bratslav Hasidim aged 15 and 17 took place in the city of Uman, Ukraine. The older was wounded in the face with a knife, the younger managed to escape. There was no conflict before the attack. Uman is the city ... Read More
About Turkey-Ukraine military co-operation

About Turkey-Ukraine military co-operation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Turkish capital on October 16th 2020 during his official visit to Turkey. Their discussion ranged from defence and trade co-operation to bilateral, regional, and international issues, including the Karabakh crisis. Turkey pledged to provide 205 million liras (22 million ... Read More
Ceasefire in Donbass

Ceasefire in Donbass

Ukrainian media reports on the growth in open disputes between President Zelensky and representatives of the former government of Petro Poroshenko. Thus, on the Independence Day, August 24th, there was an exchange of remarks between Volodymir Zelensky and Olexandr Turchinov, the former Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council ... Read More
Local elections and far-right attacks

Local elections and far-right attacks

The situation at the contact line in Donbass has been relatively calm since the ceasefire was agreed on July 22, and inside Ukraine many worrying developments related to the attacks by far-right organisations have been reported. It has become especially aggravated with the approaching local elections in Ukraine. The Central ... Read More
Arsen Avakov and the usage of uncontrolled arms

Arsen Avakov and the usage of uncontrolled arms

The demand that the Interior Minister of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov, has to go, is becoming louder. Kyiv Post in their editorial, for instance, claims that Avakov remains interior minister for six years for no objective reason. However, Arsen Avakov, refuses to take responsibility for any of the accidents in which ... Read More
Rainer Höss: Statues for victims, not murderers

Rainer Höss: Statues for victims, not murderers

In the spring of 1947, the Warsaw Military Court sentenced Rudolf Höss to be executed. Höss got hanged in the yard of the Auschwitz concentration camp, near former compound, where he had lived with his wife and five children. Rainer Höss is his grandson and the opposite of grandfather. He ... Read More

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