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#Ukraine – Those behind #Xdedic international hacking group named

#Ukraine – Those behind #Xdedic international hacking group named

| January 30, 2019

The cyberpolice department of the Ukrainian National Police reported that Ukrainian and Belgian authorities, European Justice, Europol and United States agencies have fully documented and tracked down the creators and maintainers of a well known Darknet ‘xDedic’ portal. While online it allowed users to sell and buy access credentials to access the hacked servers online, […]

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‘I believe that we can pull Ukraine up by its bootstraps’ – Vitaliy Skotsyk, #Ukraine presidential candidate

‘I believe that we can pull Ukraine up by its bootstraps’ – Vitaliy Skotsyk, #Ukraine presidential candidate

| January 30, 2019

A successful businessman who hopes to break the mould of Ukraine politics in the country’s upcoming presidential elections has spelled out his domestic policy objectives.  Vitaliy Skotsyk (pictured) was speaking to EU Reporter ahead of polling day on 31 March. He is one of more than 20 candidates running in the election. Others include the […]

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Leading #Ukraine lawyer Andrei Domansky faces raids from security services

Leading #Ukraine lawyer Andrei Domansky faces raids from security services

| January 25, 2019

A leading Ukraine lawyer who has tried to shine a light on abuses against journalists in his homeland has himself been targeted by the country’s security services. The home and offices of Andrei Domansky were raided by the staff of the security service of Ukraine on 17 January during which files and highly sensitive case […]

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Trilateral talks with #Russia and Ukraine on future of gas transit via #Ukraine to take place on Monday 21st

Trilateral talks with #Russia and Ukraine on future of gas transit via #Ukraine to take place on Monday 21st

| January 21, 2019

The 2nd round of political trilateral talks with Russia and Ukraine on the future of gas transit via Ukraine will take place on Monday 21st January 2019 in Brussels. The meeting will take place with the participation of Vice President responsible for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Andriy Kobolyev, CEO […]

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#Ukraine – Never forget the huge suffering in the centre of Europe

#Ukraine – Never forget the huge suffering in the centre of Europe

| January 17, 2019

This week at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Charles Tannock MEP hosted a reception to open an exhibition of original photographs entitled “Donbass and Civilians” compiled by the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation, writes James Wilson. The Rinat Akhmetov Foundation is the largest personal charitable initiative in Ukraine. The reception was attended by more than 30 MEPs […]

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‘Abide by international standards of press freedom’, human rights organization tells #Ukraine

‘Abide by international standards of press freedom’, human rights organization tells #Ukraine

| December 13, 2018

  A leading human rights organization has called on Ukraine to “abide by the international standards” concerning freedom of the press. The demand by Human Rights Without Frontiers comes after a conference in Brussels this week heard how some journalists are being victimized and harassed by the Ukraine authorities merely for going about their work, […]

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Independent journalists have to flee #Ukraine ‘out of fear for their safety’

Independent journalists have to flee #Ukraine ‘out of fear for their safety’

| December 11, 2018

The plight of journalists in Ukraine has come under the spotlight, with several high profile cases highlighting the need for urgent action by the international community. This was the key message to emerge from a conference on press freedom in Brussels on 10 December – designated International Human Rights Day. The issue of freedom of speech and […]

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