Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. 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...

  2. 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,...

  3. String of murders keep Kyiv captivated - Dossier

    On 16 April 2015, two pro-Russian journalists were killed in Kyiv. Olex Buzyna, a pro-Russian journalist, was murdered in the yard of his house by two unidentified gunman. His death comes directly after another journalist, Sergey Sukhobok, was also killed. Both men played a role in the ‘’Anti-Maidan’’...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Syria's President Assad sweeps 'non-election' - Dossier

    This week Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a new seven-year term with nearly 90 percent of the vote. The elections were only held in the areas that are controlled by the government which are mostly in the north-west of the country, centred around the city of Hama and Damascus. Tens of thousands took to the streets...

  7. 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...

  8. Movie night: "Age of Delirium", the collapse of the Soviet Union - Dossier

    The  documentary  "Age of Delirium," a new documentary by David Satter, tells the story of the fall of the Soviet Union as lived and experienced by the Soviet people. Satter's film tells the story of Alexander Shatravka, who crossed the Finnish border only to be handed back by the Finns and tortured in a mental...

  9. Time to save the life of Nadia Savchenko is running out - Dossier

    ‘’Time to save the life of Nadia Savchenko is running out,’’ says the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Anne Brasseur. Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko is now on the 82 nd day of a hunger strike in a Russian jail. Savchenko has been charged with involvement in the death of Russian...

  10. “You do not need to be afraid of us – Ukrainians” - Dossier

    Volodymyr  Yavorkyy, member of the board and former director of the Ukrainian Helsinki Union for Human Rights agreed to answer a few questions about the planned Dutch referendum on the Association Treaty between Ukraine and the EU. ‘It is interesting  and unique that a country will ask its people to think about...