The long-awaited prisoner exchange that is expected to bring Ukrainian political prisoners like Oleg Sentsov, Pavlo Gryb, and the sailors captured during the Kerch Strait attack is now under way.
Hromadske Int.A large-scale prisoner exchange between #Ukraine and #Russia that is expected to bring home political prisoners like Oleg Sentsov and Pavlo Gryb is taking place right now.
Hromadske Int.Lawyer to the 24 Ukrainian sailors @nikolai_polozov told Hromadske that all of the sailors have been bailed out by #Ukraine's ombudsperson Lyudmila Denisova. All of the sailors have been brought to #Russia's Vnukovo-2 airport this morning, he said.
Kazakh police detained a young activist for standing on the street holding an empty placard.
Hromadske Int.The Kazakh police took a young activist into custody after he decided to test whether he could get away with standing in the street holding a placard with no writing on it. #Kazakhstan via @bbc
Today millions of Ukrainians will cast their votes in the second and decisive round of presidential elections. There are just two candidates to choose from: incumbent president Petro Poroshenko, and showman turned politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The...
Exit polls in the Ukrainian presidential election show candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy with a firm lead against incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko according to early polling, according to the national exit...
German journalist with links to Russia allegedly organised arson attack in Ukraine to stoke tensions, court told
Hromadske Int.Their alleged task was to carry out “false flag” operation in western #Ukraine: burn down a Hungarian cultural centre, and make it look as though Ukrainian nationalists were responsible. The main beneficiary of the ensuing recriminations would be #Russia.
The latest developments in the November 25 Azov Sea conflict saw Russia firing at a Ukrainian ship leaving one person injured.
Hromadske Int.BREAKING: #Russia opens fire on one Ukrainian ship near the Kerch Strait, one person injured. Naval Forces spokesperson told Hromadske #Ukraine is retaliating and firing back. We follow the situation
The Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarch recognizes the illegality of the 1686 annexation of the Kyiv Metropolitanate by the Russian Orthodox Church, according to a Facebook post from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP)...
Hromadske Int.UPDATED: Ukraine to Receive Autocephaly, Says Ecumenical Patriarch
Russian intelligence service (GRU) colonel Anatoliy Chepiga (previously believed to be Ruslan Boshirov), who is one of the suspects in the poisoning of former agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, allegedly headed the operation to evacuate ex-Ukrainian...
Hromadske Int.Skripal Poisoning Suspect Helped Yanukovych Escape to Russia - Journalist
See a related story here. A court has given the Prosecutor General’s Office access to the phone records of Kristina Berdynskykh, a journalist at the Novoye Vremya magazine, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko’s spokeswoman Larysa Sargan said on Sept....
Hromadske Int.Ukrainian court has given the Prosecutor General’s Office access to the phone records of yet another journalist, Kristina Berdynskykh (@berdynskykh_k) who works at the Novoye Vremya magazine. (via @KyivPost)
Journalists and NGOs have expressed their outrage over a Kyiv court’s decision to allow the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) to access information from the telephone of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty investigative journalist and host of...
News have been coming in thick and fast ever since we learnt about the murder of Alexander Zakharchenko, the self-proclaimed head of the occupied parts of Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Russia and the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) were quick...
Hromadske Int.10 Facts About Alexander Zakharchenko, Occupied Donetsk Leader Killed in a Blast
Hromadske Int.Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei #Lavrov said that after the assassination of the of the so-called "DPR" leader Zakharchenko, the Normandy Four meeting will not be discussed in the nearest future.
Members of the Ukrainian nationalist group C14 have captured former “Donetsk People’s Republic” militant and Brazilian citizen Rafael Lusvarghi in Kyiv, according to a Facebook post by C14 member Yevhen Karas.