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Radio Free Europe : Ukraine
07  décembre     18h13
Who Was Illya Kyva? Ukrainian Zelenskiy Critic Gunned Down Near Moscow
   Ukrainian law enforcement sources told RFE RL that the Ukrainian security service liquidated a former Ukrainian lawmaker on December . Illya Kyva was shot dead in a village near Moscow. An outspoken critic of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, he was convicted in absentia in November of...
The Ukrainian Fingerprints On A Shadowy Assassination Campaign On Russian Soil
   For at least months, Ukraine has been waging a not so secret drone and sabotage campaign on Russian soil, targeting everything from border town pipelines to the Kremlin itself. Then there’s a shadowy assassination campaign that has targeted former Ukrainian lawmakers and nationalist Russians,...
Ukrainian Intelligence Official Says Slain Former Lawmaker Likely Aided By Russia
   A former Ukrainian lawmaker who was gunned down near Moscow took safety precautions that were likely aided by Russian authorities as he took an active part in pushing Russian propaganda, an official from Ukraine’s military intelligence has said.
Russia Detains Belarusian Over Explosions On Siberian Railway Line
   Russia’s Federal Security Service FSB said on December it detained a Belarusian national with permanent residence in Lithuania on suspicion of carrying out explosions on two trains on the Baikal Amur Main Line last week.
Japan Pledges 1 Billion In Additional Aid, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Says
   Japan has pledged billion in additional aid to Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced on December .
Zelenskiy Thanks Japan For Aid Pledge After U.S. Senate Blocks Massive Package
   Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has thanked Japan for a pledge of an additional billion in aid, saying the funds will give significant support to the country just hours after the U.S. Senate blocked a White House request that would have earmarked around billion for Kyiv.
G7 Leaders Agree To Restrictions On Imports Of Russian Diamonds
   The leaders of the Group of Seven countries have agreed to restrict imports of Russian diamonds in another tightening of sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine
   RFE RL’s Ukraine Live Briefing gives you the latest developments on Russia’s ongoing invasion, Western military aid, global reaction, and the plight of civilians. The Live Briefing presents the latest developments and analysis, updated throughout the day.
06  décembre     23h45
Liquidated’: Two ’Traitors Of Ukraine’ Killed In Separate Incidents
   Two Ukrainians who collaborated with Russian authorities have been killed one in a shooting in a village southwest of Moscow and the other in a car bombing in the Russian occupied part of Ukraine’s Luhansk region.
The Armed Forces Are Our Shield And Hope’: Ukrainians Mark Armed Forces Day
   As Ukraine marked Armed Forces Day on December, it highlighted the grim reality of the ongoing war with Russia. Although Ukraine does not officially publish the number of its fallen soldiers, it is thought to be in the tens of thousands since Russia invaded Ukraine in February . For many...
At Least 10 People Detained In Nepal On Charge Of Recruiting Jobless People To Ukraine War
   Reuters cited police officials in Nepal on December as saying that they detained people on suspicion of sending Nepalese citizens to Russia, where they were recruited to Russian armed forces involved in Moscow’s war in Ukraine.
EU Leaders Set For High-Stakes China Summit Focused On Ukraine, Trade
   Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel will head to Beijing for a December summit amid deepening trade disputes and rising EU concerns over China helping Russia skirt sanctions to help its war in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Rights Defender Located In Prison In Russian-Occupied Luhansk Region
   Well known Ukrainian human rights defender Maksym Butkevych, sentenced by a Moscow installed court in Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk region to years in prison in March, has been located in the Russian occupied region after going missing for more than three months.
Two Russian Officers Sentenced To Four Years Each For ’Failing To Repulse A Ukrainian Attack’
   A Moscow military court has sentenced two Russian officers Colonel Anatoly Bondarev and Major Dmitry Dmitrakov to four years in prison for failing to repulse a surprise attack by Ukrainian forces on Russian territory.
U.S. Senate Blocks Ukrainian Aid Package Despite Pleas From White House
   The U.S. Senate on December blocked a White House request for billion in emergency aid primarily for Ukraine and Israel as Republicans objected to the bill’s lack of immigration reforms.
05  décembre     19h10
Russian Defense Procurement Network Added To U.S. Sanctions Designations
   The United States on December imposed fresh sanctions targeting a defense procurement network that the U.S. Treasury Department said is led by a Belgium based businessman and involves numerous Cyprus based companies as well as businesses in Sweden, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands.
David Ignatius: Despite War Fatigue, Gaza, Putin Should ’Be Pretty Careful About Making Bets’ In Ukraine
   Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius talks to RFE RL’s Georgian Service about the wars in Ukraine and Gaza, how next year’s U.S. election could affect international support for Kyiv, and why the world needs police, but not a policeman.
Tsikhanouskaya Calls On U.S. To Support Belarusian Opposition, Tighten Sanctions On Lukashenka
   Exiled Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has called on U.S. lawmakers to materially support the Belarusian democracy movement abroad, tighten sanctions on authoritarian leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka, and approve aid to Ukraine.
U.S. Targets Belarusian Red Cross Official, Regime’s ’Revenue Generators’ With Sanctions
   The United States on December imposed fresh sanctions targeting several entities and individuals that the U.S. Treasury Department says are revenue generators for the regime of Belarusian authoritarian leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
Kazakh Court Liquidates Charity Foundation Providing Assistance To Victims Of Russian Aggression In Ukraine
   The Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law KIBHR said on December that a court in the western city of Atyrau had ruled to shut down the local Glory to Ukraine charity that provided humanitarian and financial assistance to victims of Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine.