Monthly Archives: February 2021

Ukraine simplifies entry for foreign tech specialists

Employees of the job search website Jooble work in the company’s main office in Kyiv on Sept. 16, 2020.Photo by Kostyantyn Chernichkin In an attempt to attract more foreign tech specialists to Ukraine, the government has made it simpler to enter the country. Ukraine on Feb. 24 approved the immigration quotas for 5,000 foreign specialists who want to work in the local information

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“Lukashenka’s regime will fall this year.” Svetlana Tikhanovskaya – about the change of power in Belarus

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who took part in the presidential elections in Belarus, believes that the power will change in the country by the end of the year. “Lukashenka’s regime will fall this year. I think he will leave in the spring, ”Tikhanovskaya said in an interview with Bild magazine. In her opinion, pressure on the regime, both inside the country and outside,

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‘They Will Break You’: Inside Navalny’s Notorious New Prison Home

In conversations with The Moscow Times, former inmates of the jail where Navalny will serve his time spoke of psychological isolation and harsh conditions. Russian officials said Sunday that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is in a prison colony in Vladimir region, three hours outside Moscow, where he will spend the next two and a half years.  Four former inmates of penal

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Poroshenko: Ukraine gets basic intl document referred to as ‘Pompeo Declaration’ on U.S.’ non-recognizing Crimea as Russian

The leader of the European Solidarity party, Petro Poroshenko, has said that during 2014-2019 Ukraine received a basic international document called the “Pompeo Declaration,” testifying to the unwavering U.S. support for Crimea as an integral part of the Ukrainian state, the party’s press service has reported. “We received a basic international document called the “Pompeo Declaration,” which clearly stated that

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Two new visa-free destinations to become available to Ukrainians as of March 1

In addition, Georgia is re-opening its borders for Ukrainians.REUTERS Two new visa-free destinations are to become available to citizens of Ukraine as of March 1, 2021. Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba announced this on Twitter on February 28. According to him, visa-free travel with Grenada will be launched on March 1. Also, as of March 1, a visa-free regime is

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“Everyone there is not happy about Navalny’s appearance.” In “Russia Sitting” told about Navalny’s arrival in the colony

Inmates of colony No. 2 in the town of Pokrov, Vladimir Region, confirmed that politician Alexei Navalny was taken to this correctional institution. Those serving sentences in IK-2 told Ruslan Vakhapov, a member of the Sitting Rus Foundation, that the arrival of a new group of convicts, which included Alexei Navalny, was different from how such a procedure usually goes. As Vakhapov told Open

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Russian helicopter reportedly crashes in Syria

Local media report one crew member was killed in the crash; Russia’s Defense Ministry denies casualties.A Russian helicopter crashes in Syria / Illustration, REUTERS A Russian helicopter has reportedly crashed in Syria. The incident occurred between the villages of Rayhaniyah and al-Qasimia, which is two kilometers from a Russian military base, the Mash (breakingmash) channel on Telegram said on February 28. Local

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