Monthly Archives: August 2019

Wizz Air airline to launch flights to six destinations from Odesa, one from Lviv

Hungary’s low cost Wizz Air airline in autumn 2019 will launch flights to seven new destinations: six from Odesa and one from Lviv, Paulina Gosk, corporate communications manager at Wizz Air, said at a briefing in Odesa on Tuesday. According to her, from Odesa, in particular, twice a week from November flights will be operated to Budapest (Hungary), Berlin (Germany),

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Average monthly wage in Kyiv goes beyond UAH 15,000– city administration

An average monthly wage in Kyiv was UAH 15,183 that is 18% higher than in 2018, a press service of Kyiv City State Administration reported. In the meantime, an unemployment level saw 6.7% decrease compared to the previous year, said administration’s economics and investments department director Natalia Melnyk. She also has reported that a retail turnover in capital saw 14.4%

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Russia’s FSB Branch Authorized to Block Websites Without a Court Order

A newly formed Federal Security Service (FSB) cybersecurity branch will gain the power to block websites without a court order, Russia’s national domain coordinator announced Tuesday. The FSB branch joins the ranks of several IT firms, as well as the state media watchdog Roskomnadzor, that hunt down websites that spread malware and are used for other illicit activities. The FSB’s

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The old ultra-violence in Moscow solves nothing and everything

Violence paired with a smart effort to co-opt the population is, sadly, an eminently successful technique Two successive Saturdays of peaceful protest in Moscow, two successive days of the old ultra-violence in response. Indiscriminate arrests, beatings, maybe even a poisoning: this is a step up from what we have become used to seeing in the Russian capital. What can one learn from the authorities’ response?

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Stoltenberg: Annexation Of Crimea Is Consequence Of Increased Great Power Competition

August 06, 2019 03:03 GMT Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014 was the result of increased “great power competition,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on August 5. Speaking at the Center for Strategic Studies at New Zealand’s Victoria University, Stoltenberg said that along with competition between great powers, terrorism and cyber security are the other main challenges

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