Odessa governor, Mikheil Saakashvili, has twice found himself involved in scandal within the past few weeks.
Ukrainian media report that Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigns voluntarily from his post as Prime Minister. And that he will be replaced by Finance Minister Natalia Jaresko. Other sources deny.
Right Sector’s ex-leader starts a new political movement and invites his former followers. At least the moderate ones.
In December US bombers successfully tested Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea, China demonstrated its non-recognition of Japanese claims in the East China Sea. Tit for tat in the waters around China.
Dmytro Yarosh stepped down from his post as leader of Right Sector (Pravyi Sektor) today. He explained the resignation with disagreements within the movement’s leadership.
Analyzing patterns of public attention in Ukraine with data from Google. Patterns, charts, statistics and some irritating results.
Masses of Ukrainians emigrated to Russia and Eastern Europe, especially Poland. To what degree Ukrainians intend to leave their country today? How dynamics change over time? What are regional differences and where do people want to go? Data which Google is collecting might give indications on these issues.
On September 8, regional leaders of Right Sector and Automaidan were arrested in Odessa. A day later Right Sector threatens with another wave of mobilization against the government. Governor Saakashvili says it would be better to unite against oligarchs instead.
Sergey Sternenko, the leader of Right Sector Odessa was arrested earlier today. He is accused of kidnapping a MP.
There is little reason to believe that Ukrainian elites stopped using offshore companies in order to avoid governmental regulation of their assets. The acting president and his partners are no good role models in this respect.