Dear friends of Ukraine,
You'll find a complete account of the latest information in Newsletter No.234.
Here are the highlights.
The United National General Assembly elects Ukraine to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period of 2019-2021.
Thirty-eight countries ask UN chief to intervene with Putin in Sentsov case.
European Union agricultural ministers have prolonged the bloc's investment ban against Crimea for another year.
Why Canadian Ukrainians are boycotting FIFA World Cup-2018 in Russia. Is football beyond politics?
Ukrainian artist poster campaign goes viral.
World Cup 2018 Boycott: Exhibition of posters by Ukrainian artist in Prague
Week's balance: War against business harassers, NBU names key financial risks, and Swedish court suspends Gazprom debt collection.
European Parliament approves EUR 1 bln in loan assistance to Ukraine.
Law on Anti-Corruption Court comes into force.
Ukraine’s new Anti-Corruption Court law could let some top-corrupts get away.
Ukrainian student wins Gold at Genius Olympiad in USA.
333 investment projects implemented in Ukrainian agro-industrial complex.
Scientists developing super-plants for Ukraine. Future plants could be resistant to frost and drought.
Japanese expert: Ethnic Ukrainians form 60% of Northern Territories’ (Kuriles’) population.
The Center for European Policy Analysis report on the implications of Nord Stream 2.
Norway asks for doubling of U.S. troops, deployed closer to Russia.
Minsk talks: Russia agrees with none of Ukraine’s proposals.
The main task of the Joint Forces Operation is to exercise total control over the situation and to adequately respond to provocations from the Russian-occupation forces.
Ukraine submits to ICJ evidence of Russian crimes in Crimea, Donbas.
Three largest Russian militant training facilities identified.
Almost 500 former "DPR"/"LPR" hostages reported torture, psychological abuse, - SBU.
U.S. calls on Russia to release dozens of political prisoners. And European Parliament demands Russia free over 70 Ukrainian political prisoners.
Stephen King calls to free Sentsov: "Time is running out, and he may die for his views".
Sentsov continues hunger strike, not going to give up, - filmmaker’s sister.
Russia refuses access to Ukrainian political prisoners Oleg Sentsov, Mykola Karpyuk and Sushchenko.
Crimea is drying out. More than 70 percent of the vegetation needs water.
The FSB just can’t get the plot right for its Crimean academic ‘saboteur’ trials.
Crimea. Territory of torture.
Chornobyl nuclear disaster was tragedy in the making, declassified KGB files show.
Moscow secretly destroyed GULAG victims records in 2014.
New dig in Chyhyryn sheds light on a page of Ukrainian Cossack history.
Documentary about murder of Pavel Sheremet receives IRE Medal in the US.
The epic struggle of Crimean Tatars captured in the film Mustafa.
Bullet-covered statues in Kyiv remind people that war in Donbas rages on.
Little Treasures hidden in Kyiv. Bronze mini-sculptures tell a tale of the heritage of Kyiv.
Two new tourist routes presented in Bukovyna.
Vasyl Lomachenko is the best boxer in the World According to ESPN.
Please read more about the new developments in Ukraine in Newsletter No.234.
Details of First Via Carpatia Festival released. The festival will take place from June 23-30.