Compilation of media reports related to the Ukraine, Russia and beyond.
A friend of mine (a Crimean migrant) who currently lives on the territory of Ukraine, told the story of his mother-in-law who got a ‘present’ from Russia in the form of Toyota Corolla car at the cost of USD 23’000.
On May 16 two Russians were captured on Ukrainian held territory (see here for a summary). Aleksandr Aleksandrov and Evgeniy Erofeyev (or Yevgeny Yerofeyev). The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published interviews with them on May 22 (Novaya Gazeta, May 22). The following is a complete translation of these interviews. Interviewer was Pavel Kanygin.
Short and selective summary of the incident of the two Russians captured on May 16 on Ukrainian controlled territory. As usual there is no lack of diversity in respect of interpretations.
Interview with Vadik, 39. Director of operations of cases of particular importance of the Administration of organized crime control. Department of Terrorism and extremism control. (in Russian)
Feb 11, 2015 Leaders of Belarus, France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine met in Minsk for negotiations. The result were the ‘Minsk 2’ agreements, a road map for a ceasefire in the east of Ukraine and to lay ground for a political solution. OSCE was appointed to monitor the implementation of the agreements. For …
28th April in the Lesniki village of Kievska oblast the unknown attacked the camera crew of journalist investigation program “Nashi Groshi” (Our Money) (ZIK channel). It is highly likely this case would interest no one (alas, journalists are assaulted regularly in Ukraine), if it were not the people who assaulted and their sibling …
Interview with Irina (32) from Donetsk. Occupation: Lawyer, criminologist. Single.
OSCE monitors and publishes nearly on a daily bases reports on the implementation of the Minsk 2 agreements. Or to what degree the ceasefire is violated. Graphics that are based on those data and about how they were made.
Interview with Dimitry (35) from Lugansk. Divorced taxi driver with two children. His wife with the children remained in Lugansk because they feared to lose their property.