Tag Archives: Ukraine

Ukraine | The Ukrainian Court Released the Journalist Pavel Volkov After Keeping Him Behind Bars for More Than a Year

The court dismissed the motion of the prosecutor to extend the measure of restraint imposed on the Ukrainian journalist Pavel Volkov in the form of detention, without having chosen an alternative. After spending more than a year in the Zaporozhya pre-trial detention center the journalist was finally released.

Ukraine | Kiev controlled Nazis attack journalists

Arrogant attacks on journalists continue in Ukraine. For the second time this autumn in the very center of Kiev, Nazis attacked a correspondent of the opposition television channel Newsone.

On the morning of October 10, journalist Anastasia Pshenichnaya reported on a protest action organized by the Nazi group C-14. During the shooting, “two unknown, masked men ran up behind me and poured me and my operator with an unknown white substance and ran on,” Pshenichnaya says. According to her, the police immediately detained them. However, other Nazis began to resist and defend their colleagues. “In the end, the attackers broke away and ran in an unknown direction,” the journalist said.

Ukraine | Ukrainian journalists foiled operation of special services

On September 18, the Ukrainian opposition website “Strana” made a loud statement. The editorial office reported that Ukrainian special services tried to recruit Vyacheslav Seleznyov, a photojournalist of “Strana”. He is known for having found and photographed in the video the villa of Ukrainian President Poroshenko in Spain. After the trip to Spain, the photojournalist faced to problems. He was followed by an external surveillance, his phone was auditioned.

Ukraine | Porochenko signe le décret mettant fin au traité d’amitié avec la Russie

Après plusieurs mois d’annonces sur la volonté du président ukrainien de mettre fin au traité d’amitié, de coopération et de partenariat entre son pays et la Russie, Petro Porochenko vient de signer officiellement le décret correspondant.

Ukraine | Secret Meeting in Warsaw between Yulia Timoshenko and Igor Kolomoisky – New Plan for Ukraine, More War with Russia

by John Helmer

In the Polish capital of Warsaw a fortnight ago, Igor Kolomoisky met secretly with Yulia Tymoshenko. The reason for the secrecy is the terms of exchange which they discussed. These include Tymoshenko’s agreement that if she is elected president in Kiev in eight months’ time with Kolomoisky’s support, he will get relief from Ukrainian state pursuit of billions of his dollars currently frozen on British court orders.