Dear friends of Ukraine,
You'll find a complete account of the latest information in Newsletter No.235.
Here are the highlights.
Week's balance: New customs war, currency regulations, and new Supervisory Board in Ukrzaliznytsia.
Kremlin’s political prisoners, new auditor of NABU and more – Ukraine Crisis Media centre weekly update #62.
IMF demands Ukraine amend Anti-Corruption Court law before resuming loans.
What are Ukraine’s export priorities: the EU, CIS or Asia? The big challenge for the Ukrainian economy today is to re-orient its exports from Russia.
Restoring a banking sector to health—the Ukrainian experience. – Yakiv Smolii, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine.
Small privatization starts in Ukraine in a few weeks.
Ten Ukrainian technologies you may already be using.
War and Memes. How to overcome Russian cultural domination.
Lithuania sees threat of Russian invasion. President said West naive in assessing Russian Intentions.
European experts warn Berlin: Nord Stream 2 is strategic mistake.
Pentagon names key defense challenges in case Russia invades EU.
The provocation of “Sanctioning” Russia.
Fake concern about “fake news” is a part of Kremlin’s deception strategy.
Jun 25. Fighting persists in the frontline village of Svitlodarsk despite ceasefire.
Ukrainian army destroys militants' position in Donbas.
Ukraine insists on the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission throughout the whole territory of occupied Donbas, not only along the contact line.
Modernized air defense systems in Ukrainian army’s arsenal capable of destroying all types of enemy aircraft.
Russian jailed for defence of Sentsov, Balukh and other political prisoners during World Cup.
Sentsov: I hold on and am confident of victory.
The health of jailed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for almost 40 days in a Russian penal colony, is "very weak" and deteriorating.
Russia’s Penitentiary Service admits Sentsov’s Ukrainian citizenship, - lawyer Dinze. (document)
Balukh declares dry hunger strike. Foreign Ministry demands Ukrainian doctors be granted access to him.
Balukh, on hunger strike for 97 days, in danger of dying.
Crimea’s growing water problem might provoke new Russian attack against Ukraine.
Drought in Crimea: occupants declare emergency in two more districts.
Ukrainian fishermen detained by Russians off cost of Crimea are in despair, go on hunger strike, - lawyer.
Artist looks back at his roots. Ivan Marchuk has created more than five thousand paintings. At age 82, has no plans to stop.
400-year-old sunken ship found in Dnipro. The ship was most likely sunk by Cossacks, scientists say.
Heavenly Hundred Square, a space for the arts. Photo exhibitions, concerts and movie screenings held there attract people.
Ukraine’s History: 10 Key Books in English.
Please read more about the new developments in Ukraine in Newsletter No.235.
Kyiv hosts a large-scale exhibition called "The Roots" by Ivan Marchuk, the most famous contemporary Ukrainian artists, whose name is among Britain’s Top 100 living geniuses.