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Ukraine information newsletter No.251
Press-center of Civic Sector of EuroMaidan,
Kyiv, Ukraine, Tue, Oct 30, 2018
You'll find a complete account of the latest information in Newsletter No.251.
Here are the highlights.
European Parliament urges tough stance on Russia over Sea of Azov ‘Blockade’.
European Parliament in resolution on Azov Sea: Russia aims to transform it into an internal lake.
Ukrainian ports sustain over UAH 1 bln in losses due to Russia’s actions in Azov Sea.
Week's balance: Heating season start, Putin's sanctions, and eurobonds worth $2 bln.
28% of Ukrainians believe that the best assistance to Ukraine from the EU – pressure on Ukrainian authorities to support reforms – social polls.
68% of Ukrainians want pro-European reforms even without EU membership prospects.
Top 5 most democratic cities in Ukraine named. The residents of Chernivtsi, Kyiv, Khmelnytsky, Lviv and Kramatorsk have the highest level of access to the governance of their cities.
Overloaded Ukrainian courts obstructing justice in top corruption cases.
Ukraine's anti-corruption agency apprehends ten suspects in major fraud in Oschadbank.
A dangerous trend: attacks on activists in Ukraine are on the rise.
Red Dot Award: Ukraine’s Banda becomes agency of the year.
A brief overview of Ukrainian startups that have become successful and interesting for the community worldwide.
Over 3,000 households installed solar power panels in January-September 2018.
$100 million solar power plant going up in Dnipro. The project is expected to power 180,000 households and provide 200 new jobs.
Russia refuses to recognize the decision of the International Arbitration Court in The Hague on the payment of $ 139 million to 18 Ukrainian companies as compensation for property in the occupied Crimea.
Russian disinformation on Facebook targeted Ukraine well before 2016 U.S. election.
Sanctions against Ukraine Putin’s losing bet.
Filaret: Kremlin seeks for reason to 'protect' Orthodox believers in Ukraine.
NATO launches 'biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War'.
Ukrainian de-miners win at Ardent Defender 2018 exercise in Canada.
OSCE drone downed after it spotted Russian nightime military movement in Ukraine.
Ukraine's security forces will take preventive measures to counter terrorist and sabotage threats in the town of Kramatorsk on October 31 and November 1.
Ukraine's deputy minister for occupied areas reveals Russia's plans for "LPR/DPR". Russia is now working on a scenario to replace the "leaders" of the so-called "LPR/DPR" so that they can be integrated into Ukraine on Moscow's terms, Tuka said.
Russian media starts dubbing Zakharchenko a 'criminal' (Screenshot).
Oleg Sentsov won the Sakharov prize. Here are his most inspiring quotes.
Sentsov makes his will public.
Critical time for Sentsov. 21 days have passed since Oleg Sentsov finished his hunger strike. Now his condition needs extra attention.
Russia hurls petulant lies as Kremlin hostage Oleg Sentsov awarded Sakharov Prize.
Russian authorities dig up ancient Muslim necropolis to build highway in occupied Crimea.
What the Kerch tragedy reveals.
Environmental disaster in occupied Crimea: Titan resumes work.
"Human rights" in Crimea: 138 arrests for political motives and 79 searches since the beginning of year.
Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarity and lawyers defending political prisoners.
Stalin deported 100,000 Ukrainians to Siberia and Kazakhstan in October 1947. Operation West
Travels with Ivan: how the Soviet secret police monitored U.S. writer John Steinbeck.
The Ukrainian team has demonstrated an impressive result at the Invictus Games competition in Australia, winning seven gold, ten silver and three bronze medals.
Svitolina wins WTA Finals, obtains most prestigious trophy in her career.
An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Yuriy Andrukhovych: “I don’t like banality, so I don’t meet the readers’ expectations”.
Please read more about the new developments in Ukraine in Newsletter No.251.