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02/21/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
The blockade of coal supply from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions is a hot topic of last week’s political battles. Activists and politicians have been blocking few railroad hauls in Donetsk and Luhansk regions since January. This have hindered the supply of anthracite for Ukrainian thermal power plants. The government announces rolling blackouts and summons...
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02/21/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
The decision overturns an earlier court ruling, although the justice minister will have the final say.

Ukraine oligarch faces extradition to US - BBC News

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02/21/2017 at 13:21. Facebook
Russia has weaponized ideas of Samuel Huntington | By David Batashvili

Moscow is installing itself as the chief ally of the far-right against both Islam, and, crucially, political establishment of the Western nations (Of course, Russians also continue to use their older connections with the far-left groups, but their primary focus is now on the far-right).

`In truth, Putin’s regime is not...
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02/21/2017 at 13:02. Facebook
President Trump appoints Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond “H.R.” McMaster as national security adviser, replacing Michael Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who resigned amidst questions about his contacts with Russia.

“McMaster discussed the threat from Russia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington last May, specifically mentioning the annexation of Crimea and...
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Trump’s New Pick as National Security Adviser, Does Not Appear To Be A friend Of Russia

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02/21/2017 at 12:54. Facebook
New Mass Detention in Russian-occupied Crimea
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Another Crimean Tatar has been charged in Russian-occupied Crimea over an innocuous social network post from 2014, with 10 other Crimean Tatars who arrived outside his home to show moral support and report what has happening also taken away, including the person who took the photos here.
#Mustafaev #Remzi_Bekirov #Umerov...
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02/21/2017 at 09:37. Facebook
Europe Combats a New Foe of Political Stability: Fake News

Europe Combats a New Foe of Political Stability: Fake News

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02/21/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
Will Ukrainian billionaire oligarch Dmytro Firtash ever face justice in a Chicago courtroom?

Ukrainian oligarch with ties to Trump campaign fighting extradition to Chicago

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Euromaidan Press
02/21/2017 at 08:27. Facebook
Published on December 14, 2013

The rhyme of history: Lessons of the Great War | By Margaret Macmillan

An eminent scholar compares the world today with the one that was shattered in 1914.

`Now, as then, the march of globalization has lulled us into a false sense of safety`.

`We expect that the international community will deal with conflicts when they arise, and that they will be...
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02/21/2017 at 08:10. Facebook
A Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko was presented with his World Boxing News Fighter of the Year Award for 2016 from promoter Bob Arum on Sunday.

Pictured: Vasyl Lomachenko receives WBN Fighter of the Year 2016 Award from Bob Arum

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Euromaidan Press
02/21/2017 at 07:48. Facebook
Maksym Hrynchyshyn from Lutsk, Volyn Oblast, soldier in the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade, was killed near Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast on February 19, 2017.
Maksym was born May 12, 1979. He was called up for military service on August 14, 2014. He served as commander of an anti-missile platoon. After his service, he enlisted in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Another bright wonderful young man...
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Euromaidan Press
02/21/2017 at 06:31. Facebook
Past 24 hours in the war zone
Russian proxies launch 74 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donetsk, Luhansk and Mariupol sectors
9 Ukrainian soldiers wounded
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report - "From 2012-2016, rebels in eastern Ukraine received tanks and other armoured vehicles as well as anti-tank and portable surface-to-air (SAM) missiles from Russia."
Euromaidan Press
02/21/2017 at 05:42. Facebook
First Prize goes to Mykhailo Ponomarenko, a Ukrainian trained architect for his entry “Last Day”. Mykhailo is currently based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and works at the landscape architecture firm EDSA, Inc. His entry utilizes classical painting techniques to create monumental landscapes with strange scifi megastructures inserted into them.

Architectural Fairy Tales 2017 Competition Announces Top Winners

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02/21/2017 at 05:31. Facebook
Good morning, World! Good morning, Ukraine!
Today is International Mother Language Day!
A few years ago, the Rivne City Council erected a 3.6-high monument in honour of the Ukrainian language and its unique letter “Ї” (YI).
This letter is distinctly Ukrainian and quite unique because it’s not used in any other Cyrillic alphabet.
Several years ago, authorities in Polotsk (Belarus)...
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yesterday at 23:56. Facebook
Not a single person who participated in killing the 107 Heroes of the Heaven's Hundred is brought to responsibility yet

Three years after killings at Euromaidan only slow progress in investigations -

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yesterday at 22:05. Facebook
The FSB’s ways of making credibility irrelevant in Russian-occupied Crimea
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In addressing his “dear comrades” in Russia’s FSB, Vladimir Putin claimed that Ukraine was “openly speaking of organizing sabotage and terrorist activities, subversion, including in Russia”. Evidence was not provided, but then Putin knows he can rely on his ‘comrades’ to come up with arrests and...
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yesterday at 21:40. Facebook
School Number 3, a documentary film from Ukraine, won the Grand Prix of the Berlinale festival in the category 14plus. It tells the story of Donbas teenagers who experienced warfare between the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed separatists in 2014. However, there is a larger story to the film – it illustrates how caring for somebody else’s troubles changes life for the better.

The Berlinale Grand Prix film from Ukraine tells a different story of the Donbas -

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yesterday at 20:52. Facebook
Hacktivists of MadUkrop$_Crew uncovered some of the secrets of pro-Russian projects in Ukrainian media space. Based on the data they provided, we will analyze the mailbox of a Russian journalist Iskander Khisamov. These projects use the services of some genuinely pro-Ukrainian journalists, who do their part to high professional standards. But in general, such projects operate based on the...
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Russian media lobby in Ukraine: Vesti, UBR, Strana.UA and Ukraina.RU - InformNapalm.org (English)

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yesterday at 20:42. Facebook
"Rays of Dignity" on Maidan - 107 rays of light mark the spots where heroes of Heaven's Hundred were shot by snipers three year ago.

Photo: Maksym Kudymets, for УНН - Українські Національні Новини
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yesterday at 20:24. Facebook
New Laws in Ukraine Obstruct Prosecution for Crimes against Maidan Activists
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Laws passed since Maidan are actively blocking the chances of holding those guilty of crimes against Maidan activists to answer. Most worryingly, the law on trial in absentia, essentially tailored around former President Viktor Yanukovych could result in European Court of Human Rights judgements...
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yesterday at 19:39. Facebook
#ThisDayInHistory: on 20 February 2014, Russia started its occupation of Ukraine, using what their Goebbelses called "polite people," aka unmarked Russian troops

It seems that the masterminds of the Crimean annexation consider February 20 to serve as its starting point. Even though on this day there were no noticeable public events to signal the landgrab, it is February 20 that is noted on...
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