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Zelensky shakes up Ukrainian government and proposes new prime minister

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every day of the week. Volodymyr Zelensky, the former comedian elected president of Ukraine last spring by a landslide, is pushing for a major reshuffle of his…

EU should encourage Ukrainian government to do more for human rights

On Monday, the EU-Ukraine summit will take place in Kiev – the first for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy since taking office in May. This summit – the 21st – is an important opportunity for the EU to reaffirm its expectations…

How the Ukrainian government struggled to adapt to Russia’s digital onslaught

Nadiya Kostyuk is a doctoral candidate in Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. you can follow her @NadiyaKostyuk. “When NATO encounters various cyber [organizations] in Ukraine, they only observe how these [organizations] fight against each other…

Members of Congress call on Ukrainian government to glorify Nazis

More than 50 members of the US Congress have condemned Ukrainian legislation which they say “glorifies Nazi collaborators” and therefore goes beyond Polish laws on Holocaust rhetoric. The condemnation came in an open bipartisan letter to Under Secretary of State…

Ukraine’s fascist government attacks Communists, crushes May 1 preparations – people’s world

Azov Right-Wing Paramilitary Civilian Volunteers Swear Allegiance in Central Kyiv on January 28 | Efrem Lukatsky, AP In an attempt to thwart pro-worker protests slated for May 1 in Ukraine, government “security services” yesterday broke into Communist Party buildings in…

The Ukrainian government has frozen its investigations into Manafort. Critics say he is currying Trump’s favor.

KIEV — Investigations here into payments allegedly made to former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort by ousted Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych have come to a standstill, which could affect the US case against Manafort. The information from the Ukrainian…

Irish investors in search of Crimea incur the wrath of Ukrainian government

The Ukrainian government is threatening to sue a group of Irish businessmen if they invest in real estate in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula subject to international sanctions since Russia’s annexation in 2014. Paddy Duffy, previously senior advisor to former…

‘Historic’ cyberattack hits Ukrainian government, businesses

Published on: 06/27/2017 – 5:23 PMAmended: 06/27/2017 – 22:54 A massive cyber attack caused disruption across Europe on Tuesday, but hackers appeared to specifically target Ukrainian government offices, infrastructure and key businesses. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said the country…

Mikheil Saakashvili: “The Ukrainian government has no vision for reform” | Ukraine

When Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region a year ago, the former Georgian president has repeatedly mentioned Vladimir Putin. Reforms in post-revolutionary Ukraine and attempts at Russian-speaking reform in Odessa were all part of a grand plan…

Radical Party quits Ukrainian government after deadly protests

KIEV, Ukraine, September 1 (UPI) – The head of the Ukrainian Radical Party announced on Tuesday that the party was leaving the coalition government, a day after violent clashes erupted between ultranationalists and riot police outside parliament. Three National Guards…