: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Germany

Ukraine: Top judge investigated for witness tampering
Dec28

Ukraine: Top judge investigated for witness tampering

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been in conflict with the Constitutional Court since it struck down key anti-corruption legislation earlier this year. He has previously asked parliament to dissolve the court. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Germany: Trial starts over sales to Russian missile firms
Dec15

Germany: Trial starts over sales to Russian missile firms

Two businessmen stand accused of selling 15 tooling machines to two Russian firms involved in missiles manufacture. EU sanctions were imposed after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Spat between Zelenskiy and Ukraine’s top court concerns EU
Nov05

Spat between Zelenskiy and Ukraine’s top court concerns EU

In October, Ukraine’s Constitutional Court scrapped anti-graft legislation enacted in 2015. The ruling has precipitated a standoff with the president and is jeopardizing Ukraine’s relations with the European Union. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Ukraine: Protests in Kyiv after top court scraps anti-graft laws
Oct30

Ukraine: Protests in Kyiv after top court scraps anti-graft laws

Ukrainian President Zelenskiy has asked Parliament to dissolve the Constitutional Court after it struck down anti-corruption laws. The court ruling could have ramifications for Ukraine’s international relations. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Belarus: Lukashenko closes borders amid security shakeup
Oct29

Belarus: Lukashenko closes borders amid security shakeup

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko has named a new interior minister and ordered him to ensure security in Minsk. The state is restricting entries from with Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine, citing COVID-19 fears. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Ukraine president slams ‘unacceptable’ corruption ruling
Oct29

Ukraine president slams ‘unacceptable’ corruption ruling

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called an emergency meeting after Ukraine’s Constitutional Court dismantled some key anti-corruption measures. The court ruling could have repercussions for international relations. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Military plane crashes in Ukraine, several dead
Sep26

Military plane crashes in Ukraine, several dead

A Ukranian military plane carrying aviation school students burst into flames after crashing, killing at least 22 people on board. The cause of the crash is not yet known. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Jewish pilgrims leave border as Ukraine upholds travel ban
Sep18

Jewish pilgrims leave border as Ukraine upholds travel ban

Ultra-orthodox Jews hoping to visit the tomb of an important Hasidic rabbi for the Jewish New Year have begun leaving the Ukraine-Belarus border. They had been holding out hope for days a travel ban would be lifted. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

EU top court rules Russia sanctions legal
Sep17

EU top court rules Russia sanctions legal

The EU acted legally when it imposed sanctions on Russian energy companies and banks, the European Court of Justice has ruled. The EU hit firms such as Rosneft with sanctions over Russia’s destabilization of Ukraine. …read more Source:: Deutsche...

Belarus protest leader Kolesnikova detained at Ukraine border
Sep08

Belarus protest leader Kolesnikova detained at Ukraine border

State media says Belarusian border guards arrested Maria Kolesnikova as she attempted to leave the country “illegally.” The opposition movement have not yet confirmed the news. …read more Source:: Deutsche...