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Prisoners' swap

Prisoners’ swap

On September 7th 2019 the swap between Russia and Ukraine was realized. 34 people from Ukraine have been exchanged for 35 people from Russia. Vnukovo arrival Borispil UKRAINIAN MEDIA Radio Svoboda quotes Ukrainian philosopher Yevheniy Bystritsky: “If it was necessary to surrender Vladimir Tsemakh to Russia in order to free ... Read More
President versus government

President versus government

The confrontation between the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian government is deepening.   On June 27th President Zelensky accused Pavlo Klimkin, the foreign affairs minister of Ukraine, of making statements on behalf of Ukraine without discussing the issue with the president. This refers to the communication between Ukraine and ... Read More
Situation in Crimea

Situation in Crimea

According to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of the Crimea, more than 2 million people have come to the Crimea as tourists since the beginning of 2019. Citizens of Ukraine comprise 9% of the entire number of visitors to the Crimea, or approximately 202.7 thousand people. According to the ... Read More
June events in Donbass and Lugansk

June events in Donbass and Lugansk

On June 19 the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass was held in Minsk backgrounding the general aggravation of the situation along the entire 500km separation line. The morning of the meeting in Minsk started with shelling in the Donetsk Petrovskiy district. People were awoken ... Read More
Putin, Zelensky and the Minsk process

Putin, Zelensky and the Minsk process

On August 7, the Presidents of Ukraine and Russia had their first telephone conversation, official websites of their administrations report. The phone conversation between Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky took place at the request of the Ukrainian president. According to RBK-UA, he stated that the contact was due to the ... Read More
The situation of political prisoners

The situation of political prisoners

While there are exceptions, the process of releasing political prisoners has begun in Ukraine. On June 25 the Constitutional Court declared Part 5 of Article 176 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine unconstitutional. This provision stipulated that only detention may be applied as a pre-trial confinement in respect to ... Read More
Poroshenko’s firms under scrutiny

Poroshenko’s firms under scrutiny

According to the Ukrainian News webpage, former president Petro Poroshenko has been summoned for questioning at the Office of the Prosecutor General on August 12, 2019. On July 25 Poroshenko was interrogated by the State Bureau of Investigation in regard to a criminal case involving money laundering and shares legalized ... Read More
Writers in danger

Writers in danger

The mother of slain Ukrainian writer appeals to Zelenskiy  Valentina Buzina, the mother of the murdered Ukrainian journalist and writer Oles Buzina, has appealed to President Zelenskiy to ensure her son’s murder is fully investigated and that the perpetrators are brought to justice. Details of the appeal were made public ... Read More

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