Spanish authorities have arrested Ukraine’s former finance minister Yuri Kolobov on suspicion of embezzlement.
Civilians in eastern Ukraine are being forced to pay bribes equivalent to up to a month’s salary to cross back and forth from disputed territory, reports the Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Viktor Yanukovych, the disgraced former president of Ukraine, says he will return to Ukraine if the opportunity arises.
An annual survey of press freedom calls 2014 “the worst period in Ukraine’s history since independence,” while Azerbaijani reporters are warned to “shut up, flee abroad or be jailed on trumped-up charges.”
Freedom House released its world freedom report on Jan. 28, declaring that civil liberties have seen a global decline for the ninth year in a row.
The Pechersky district court in Kyiv has issued arrest warrants for two former top officials of the Ukrainian government.
Ion Druta, a Moldovan national accused of selling weapons bound for the conflict in Ukraine, was sentenced to five years in prison for arms trafficking yesterday, Jan. 20.
For more than 1,200 students in the Republic of Georgia, it sounds like a good deal. Go to school for four years and earn a degree from a university in Ukraine – without ever leaving Georgia.
Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych was placed on the International Criminal Police Organization's (Interpol) wanted persons list today, Jan. 12, following a request made by Ukrainian authorities in March 2014.
More than 10,000 Hungarians protested on Monday, Nov. 17 against Prime Minister Viktor Orban, saying he is too close to the Kremlin and employs corrupt officials.
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