Posts Tagged ‘ Viktor Pshonka ’

Ukraine’s top oligarch on US visa ban list

Jan 28th, 2014 | By

in Kyiv January 28, 2014 Powerful Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, a shadowy figure with strong ties to Moscow and President Viktor Yanukovych, is the latest name from the new US visa ban list to be leaked to the media, according to bne sources. Two independent sources close to Ukraine’s opposition forces, one with ties to…


Traffic police deployed against EuroMaidan protesters

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

03.01.14 | Halya Coynash Ukraine’s traffic police are as notorious as the country’s roads, and both are best avoided. This is not an option for people taking part in the EuroMaidan peaceful protests, not only because many come to Kyiv from other parts of the country. The traffic police have been widely used to prevent…


Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

Written by Dr. Andrew Zhalko-Tytarenko, Guest Contributor The sudden change of mind on the European Association by Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych in late November had unexpected and devastating impacts on his administration. Instead of the usual rallies in the thousands, which the government expected, the protests against his decision grew to hundreds of thousands of…


Tetyana Chornovol Exposes her Attackers

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

26.12.13 | Halya Coynash Tetyana Chornovol has exposed many corrupt dealings and crimes by those holding high office in Ukraine.  It is likely she has also helped to expose the men who savagely attacked her in the early hours of Dec 25 and left her for dead. Two men have been arrested in connection with…