• Ukrainian Ministry wants to teach Crimeans how to bypass Russian internet bans

    The Minister for Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine, Vadym Chernysh, feels that it is necessary to start teaching Crimeans how to use technology to evade Russian internet bans. He stated this in an interview with Krym.Realii.

    This ministry was established on the 20th of April based on the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

    According to Chernysh, the ministry will create technology to allow communication with Crimeans. They will then teach the …

  • More than 100 Tatars detained at a Mosque in Crimea

    Several dozen armed men, allegedly belonging to the Russian OMON riot police, raided a mosque in Crimea, detaining about 100 Tatars. The detainees were then loaded onto a bus and taken away towards an unknown location.

    "It was reported that 30 to 50 armed men raided the mosque.. more than 100 Muslims were taken away in an unknown direction," lawyer Emile Kurbedinov wrote on Facebook.

    The Tatars were later released, but ordered to report to the police station. 

    "We have information the …

  • Yanukovych's defense promises to present his explanation of the events of Maidan

    The office of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine (GPU) has claimed that the defense team of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will explain what happened during the Revolution of Dignity.

    According to the head of the special investigations department of the GPU, Sergey Gorbatyuk, Yanukovych's lawyers have promised that they will provide an explanation after the May holidays.

    Last summer, the office of the GPU had asked Yanukovych to appear for questioning but he did not arrive. His …

  • India chooses Ukrainian An-178 cargo plane over Russian Il-214

    Russian aircraft experts are concerned that India suspended a preliminary contract for the development and production cargo aircraft for the country. According to the contract, Russia was to build Il-214.

    However, according to Russian expert Vladimir Tuchkov, recent actions by India show that Delhi intended to terminate the contract with Russia and sign a similar contract with Ukraine. Unlike the Russian Il-214 which has not been tested, Ukraine has proposed the An-178 which has already been …

  • Poland bans Russian journalist from entering Schengen zone until 2020

    Polish authorities have banned a Russian correspondent from Rossiya Segodnya, Leonid Sviridov, from entering the country and other states in the Schengen zone until December 2020, says the journalist’s lawyer, Yaroslav Helstovsky.

    According to the lawyer, Poland's Foreign Office explained that the journalist’s presence in the country violates Polish interests.

    Sviridov left the country in December 2015 after Polish authorities from the Internal Security Agency revoked Sviridov's accreditation …