Tag Archives: Ukraine

Ukraine | Ukrainian journalist in custody on anti-state charges

New York, August 25, 2017– Committee to protect journalists

Ukrainian authorities should immediately release freelance journalist Vasily Muravitsky and drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Muravitsky, a reporter and columnist based in Zhytomyr, has been detained since August 1 on anti-state charges brought by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), according to news reports.

Julian Assange demande pourquoi les États-Unis n’ont rien dit lorsque Obama a soutenu les néo-nazis ukrainiens

Bonne Question et elle ne devrait pas se limiter à la seule Ukraine? C’est toute la politique des Etats-Unis et de leurs alliés, toute la manière dont notre presse en rend compte.

Le fondateur de Wikileaks, Julian Assange, a envoyé une série de Tweets très pertinents au sujet de la récente manifestation de droite contre les protestations de gauche à Charlottesville qui ont entraîné une mort et des blessures multiples. Il demande pourquoi il y aurait deux poids et deux mesures face à l’extrême-droite quand elle défile à Charlotteville ou en Ukraine et que les Etats-Unis la soutienne. la même très pertinente question pourrait être posée à nos belles âmes de la presse française, des politiciens et de tous ceux qui continuent à feindre de ne rien voir pour soutenir les menées de l’OTAN. Ou pire encore qui ont choisi de présenter les mêmes au Venezuela comme l’image d’un peuple se révoltant contre un tyran…

Ukraine | Ukraine’s Top Bank Lent Owner’s Lieutenants $1 Billion Before Nationalization

by Graham Stack

Between mid-2015 and mid-2016, Privatbank, the largest bank in Ukraine, handed out over US$ 1 billion in loans to firms owned by seven top managers and two subordinates of its owner at the time, Ihor Kolomoisky, according to a copy of its 2016 loan book reviewed by a reporter for OCCRP. Subsequently, in December 2016, the bank was nationalized after the government found that it was severely undercapitalized, threatening the country’s financial system.

Poland | Polish Left Are Interested How Russians Live In Ukraine

On April 20, 2017, an international round table was held in Warsaw on the theme: “Ukraine – Three Years After Maidan. PATHOS OF DESTRUCTION.” Public event was organized by various Polish left activists. It brought together scientists, human rights activists, political and trade union leaders of Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Syria. The round table attracted interest of representatives of Polish scientific and political circles who made up the audience of the event and who actively participated in the discussion of all submitted papers. They were interested not only in ordinary life in the country of victorious coup d’état but were also occupied with problems of language minorities. Polish public opinion knows very well how ethnic Poles live in Ukraine, so they invited guests who can describe situation with Russians and Trancarpathian minorities.

Poland | Unidentified thugs provoked crisis in Polish-Ukrainian relations

On the night of March 29, unknown persons fired from the grenade launcher a Polish consulate in the city of Lutsk in the west of Ukraine. The shelling caused a harsh reaction from Polish officials. The Consul of the Republic of Poland in Lutsk, Krzysztof Sawicki, stated that the night attack on the consulate building was a terrorist act.