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Monthly Archives: September 2015


Blockade enabled to return Crimean issue in the world politics agenda

Blockade enabled to return Crimean issue in the world politics agenda

Food blockade of Crimean peninsula has returned the annexation issue in the agenda of world and Ukrainian politics. It has also become a bad surprise for Russian President Putin on the eve of UN General Assembly. Such opinion was expressed by political experts and historians during discussion in Ukraine Crisis Media Center.   Response to […]

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Blockade of Crimea, its bases and perspectives

Blockade of Crimea, its bases and perspectives

Blockade of Crimea passes smoothly and according to the plan of activists. Currently trucks with good have returned to the mainland territory of Ukraine, there are no queues at the three checkpoints: Chaplynka, Kalanchak and Chongar. Unian reports this with reference to interview of head of Crimean Tatar Mejilis Refat Chubarov which he gave on […]

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Despite war in the east Ukrainian harvest grows [infographics]

Despite war in the east Ukrainian harvest grows [infographics]

In spite of hostilities in the east, early grain harvest results of 2015 display growth in comparison to the same results in 2014. The agriculture volume that Ukraine produces is enough for export as well as consumption inside the country. This years result show up growth by two million tons in comparison on 2014. In […]

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This was an ordinary reportage from the firing range when these guys started having fun

azov servicemen dancing

A woman journalist was filming her reportage from firing range of ‘Azov’ regiment. She said that on the 9th day the guys had fully adapted themselves and their skills kept improving. However, it is not what she says that is interesting. The two servicemen on the background actually start dancing while the woman is speaking. […]

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Ukrainian startup Looksery becomes part of Snapchat for huge sum of $ 150 million

Ukrainian startup Looksery becomes part of Snapchat for huge sum of $ 150 million

Some three years ago, in 2012, the inventors of the mobile message app Snapchat declined $3 billion offer from Mark Zuckerberg. In 2015, Snapchat helped the team from Ukraine to make this huge exit in Ukrainian startups history. It has become known that Looksery has become a part of Snapchat. CEO of the Ukrainian company […]

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24 hours without a single shot meanwhile withdrawal of RU forces from Donbas is not observed

September 10, 2015 without a single shot

On September 10, for the first time in many months not a single shot was made in zone of anti-terrorist operation. Unian reports this with reference to press-center of anti-terrorist operation. The day of September 10 didn’t bring unpleasant surprises. On the night of September 11, from midnight to 06.00 am the ceasefire was not […]

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Sentsov expects to be exchanged for someone from Russian military

Sentsov expects to be exchanged for someone from Russian military

Recently sentenced in RF Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov expects to be exchanged for someone from Russian servicemen. Unian reports this with reference to sister of Oleg Sentsov Natalia Kochneva. According to Ms. Kochneva, her brother is in a good mood. He doesn’t believe in 20 years of prison. First of all Oleg counts on exchange of […]

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Crimean Tatars call on creation of civic headquarters and massive blockade of Crimea

Since annexation of Crimea Ukrainian legislation got two new laws. The first one is Law ‘On provision of the rights and freedoms of citizens and the legal regime on the territory of temporarily occupied Crimea’ and the second is Law ‘On creation of free economic zone ‘Crimea’ and the peculiarities of economic activity on the […]

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Chechen Punisher Arseniy Yatseniuk – social networks boomed in response to another Russian fake

Chechen Punisher Arseiy Yatseniuk – social networks boomed in response to another Russian fake

Internet users actively publish cartoons about prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk as fighters in Chechen war. This boom is the response to claim of head of Investigation Committee of Russian Federation Alexander Bystrykin that Yatsenkiuk participated in Chechen war and fought against Russian forces. Take a look at some vivid examples of Ukrainian and […]

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4 cases of shelling, one killed servicemen on September 8

4 cases of shelling, one killed servicemen on September 8

During the previous day ceasefire was violated 4 times, 1 Ukrainian serviceman killed in clash. Unian reports this with reference to press-service of anti-terrorist operation. Violations took place near Artemivsk, Shchastya and Avdiivka. In total there were 4 cases of ceasefire violations registered. Russia-backed fighters used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns and […]

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