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17 August 2020

NABU has opened 406 cases this year

NABU has opened 406 cases this year

During the first half of 2020, National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has opened 406 criminal proceedings and served 125 people with charges.

15 August 2020

14 August 2020

NUJU collecting signatures in support of journalists from Belarus

NUJU collecting signatures in support of journalists from Belarus

The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) is initiating the collection of signatures of Ukrainian journalists in support of their Belarusian colleagues who are being persecuted by law enforcement agencies after the presidential election in the neighboring country, according to a statement posted on the NUJU's website.

13 August 2020

Ukraine reports 1,592 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours

Ukraine reports 1,592 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours

Ukraine has reported 86,140 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases as of August 13, including 1,592 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours, according to data provided by the coronavirus epidemic monitoring system of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

12 August 2020

Court leaves Sheremet murder suspect Antonenko in custody

Court leaves Sheremet murder suspect Antonenko in custody

Kyiv Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal filed by the defense team of Donbas war veteran Andrii Antonenko, a suspect in the case of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet, against a trial court ruling to extend his detention, the Free Riff community has reported on Facebook.

11 August 2020

Kyiv Court of Appeal places Kuzmenko under 24-hour house arrest

Kyiv Court of Appeal places Kuzmenko under 24-hour house arrest

Kyiv Court of Appeals has changed the measure of restraint for doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, a suspect in the case of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet, from detention to round-the-clock house arrest, the Free Dr Kuzmenko community has reported on Facebook.

10 August 2020

Mobile COVID-19 testing site opens near checkpoint in Stanytsia Luhanska

Mobile COVID-19 testing site opens near checkpoint in Stanytsia Luhanska

Pharmbiotest, a medical research center from Rubizhne, has placed a mobile COVID-19 testing site for residents of temporarily occupied territories near the checkpoint in Stanytsia Luhanska, Ukraine's Luhansk region, the press service of the Luhansk regional civil-military administration has reported.

698 IDPs registered over past week in Ukraine

698 IDPs registered over past week in Ukraine

A total of 1.451,496 internally displaced persons from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea are registered in Ukraine as of August 10.

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