A vote on Kosovo’s visa free access to the EU, originally planned for June 12, has been delayed to September; Tanja Fajon, the EU reporter on visa liberalization for Kosovo, and the Vice President of S&D parliamentary group, said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
7th Kilometer Market is said to be the biggest market for wholesale and retail products in Europe. It’s located outside the city of Odessa, Ukraine. Traders, customers, market administration and police live by their own laws. This is a short and selective portrait of the market and its inner workings.