With an unexpected symmetry, its scarring history of pogroms and concern with “ethnic purity” made this little-known town on the western edge of the Ukrainian map the place where the two modern legal concepts of “crimes against humanity” and “genocide” originated.

The possibility of exporting sunflower meals from Ukraine to China is seen in a positive light.

Ukraine GDP rises 2.1% in 3Q17 2017/11/15 13:59:14

Analyst: “…we still expect 1.9% yoy GDP growth by the year end. For 2018, we anticipate economic growth accelerating to 3.5% yoy growth.”

Photo: Flowers outside the Dutch embassy in Kyiv after the MH-17 disaster.



EDITOR’S NOTE: UBO is publishing the following as received from the South Front news service. We have no way to independently confirm any of the assertions made in this information.

The An-74 is a medium-sized aircraft capable of carrying up to 10 people in the transport version and 52 people in the passenger version with a payload capacity of up to 10 tons with a maximum speed of 700 kilometers per hour.

The war against ISIS and its planned Islamic Caliphate may be nearing the end of one phase but a longer and bloodier phase may be just beginning

According to a new report by Freedom House, in 2017 governments in a total of 30 countries deployed some form of manipulation to distort online information. For example, Ukrainian authorities, the report said, blocked Russia-based services, including the country's most widely used social network and search engine, after Russian agents flooded social media with fabricated stories advancing the Kremlin's narrative. 


New York Army National Guard Soldiers from 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) undergo combat life saver training in preparation for the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine mission, Oct. 21. 2017. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)


A trial underway in Moscow is part of an ongoing battle between competing clans in the Russian power vertical. As Brian Whitmore points out in today’s Daily Vertical podcast, what the trial proves is that in Russia the one court that matters is the court of Vladimir Putin.


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