Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Shocked by the murder of Boris Nemtsov - Dossier

    The world is shocked by the murder of Boris Nemtsov that occurred just before midnight on the 27 th of February. He was shot just a stone’s throw away from the Kremlin, which is ‘’beyond imagination’’, fellow opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov said . ‘’There can be only one version: he was shot for...

  2. Fears for civil war in Ukraine - Dossier

    On 6 May the Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, convened an emergency session behind closed doors to discuss the escalating crisis in the country. Security forces have been trying to regain control over eastern parts of the country after pro-Russian separatists started occupying government buildings since 15...

  3. Ukrainian opposition continues its pro-EU rallies - Dossier

    In Europe, the past two weeks have been a time of respite from politics as people celebrated Christmas and new year. At the same time in Kyiv, thousands of Ukrainians kept spending day and night on “Euromaidan”, protesting against the blocking of their road to Europe. On January 5 about 10,000 people gathered in...

  4. Thousands of Russians march against war - Dossier

    Sunday the 21st of September witnessed according to some the largest anti-Kremlin rally since the conflict in neighbouring Ukraine started in April of this year. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other Russian cities to protest against what they say is a covert Russian war in eastern...

  5. New offensive in Ukraine - Dossier

    In order to reclaim control over the country’s eastern regions, Ukrainian security forces have started a new offensive against pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas and Luhansk region . The offensive started on Sunday 1 June as government forces marched on the strategic town of Slavyansk, breaking through several...

  6. Poroshenko ends ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine against European and Russian advise. - Dossier

    On the night of July 1st the ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian state was put to an end by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. In his address to the nation, he declared that Kiev "will attack and liberate [its] land. Not renewing the ceasefire is [its] response to terrorists, rebels,...

  7. Kazakh cabinet is reshuffled while super Energy Ministry is created - Dossier

    The Kazakh government was reshuffled on Wednesday 6 August by President Nursultan Nazarbaev. Two main priorities were put forward : the reduction of the number of ministries and the creation of a super-sized Energy Ministry. These decisions reinforce the position of personalities close to the President while trying to...

  8. Early elections scheduled in Ukraine as Kiev condemns Russian “invasion” - Dossier

    One day after the country’s independence day parade on 24 August, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the Parliament and announced that early elections would be held on 26 October. The announcement is a strong signal on the eve of Poroshenko’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Minsk, and...

  9. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny in Kremlin’s cross hairs: will his conviction prevent him from building a campaign movement? - Dossier

    On February 8th a Kirov city court in Russia found prominent opposition politician and anti-corruption activist Alexey Navalny guilty of embezzlement in the so-called Kirovles case. He and his co-defendant Piotr Ofitserov received suspended prison sentences of 5 and 4 years respectively, and a 500.000 RUR fine (about...

  10. Violence in Kyiv following controversial constitutional amendments - Dossier

    In Kyiv three members of the National Guard died as a result of injuries sustained by a grenade explosion during protests in the Ukrainian capital on Monday. A further 140 people, mostly law enforcement officers, were hospitalized after a group of protesters tried to storm the parliament and clashed with the National...