Der Spiegel: Is a New Revolution in Ukraine Inevitable?
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in protest on the streets of Kiev two years ago. It is not likely to be the last revolution that takes place in former USSR territory. The privileged elite and the intrusion of foreign countries prepare the ground for such uprisings. Benjamin Bidder, a correspondent for Der Spiegel wrote about it in dedication to the anniversary of the beginning of Euromaidan.Bidder noted that mass protests on the eve of Ukrainian Maidan don’t only concern the Ukraine. …
Will Ukraine be able to recover Yanukovich's assets?
To this day, Ukraine has been unable to recover funds withdrawn from the country by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and his assistants. More money can be lost if this process continues to be delayed. It has been a year and a half since the overthrow of Victor Yanukovich and his regime. Unfortunately, the process of refunding illegally withdrawn money by the former President and his assistants is slow.
According to the European Union Delegation in Kiev, Ukrainian law enforcement …
Associate of the ousted Ukrainian President arrested in Kiev
Vasily Gulick was one of the accomplices of the ousted Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, and helped him to illegally appropriate Mezhyhirya and Suholuchie residences. "The officers of the Ukrainian Security services have arrested the Deputy Head of the public management of the former President Yanukovich, Vasily Gulick" – reported the press center of the Security Services. The official from the President Yanukovich's team was on a nationwide wanted list and was arrested in Kyiv.
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First 'Refuseniks' for the Russian mission to Syria
It is a well known fact now that Russia is sending not only military equipment and weapons, but also its personnel to Syria. Compared with the average salary of a military in The Russian Federation, it's mercenaries get paid very good money. But as reported, there appear the first "refuseniks" who would not go to the "far away hot lands" whatever the pay might be.
Unrests started in one of the units in the Eastern Military District of the Russian Federation, because of soldiers refusing to go …
Mercenaries for Syria recruited in Donetsk.
An active mercenaries recruitment campaign is underway in Donetsk.Recruiters say that no aggravation is expected in the Donbas region in the nearest future and those on "payroll" will not get paid, but there is an alternative" - help "brotherly Syrian people."The city of Donetsk is teeming with posters like those of "Crusaders" Battalion calling on brave people to join. The phone number on the posters has Donetsk area code. This means that the recruitment station is located in Donetsk.Only a …