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Ukraine court sentences ex-president Yanukovych to 13 years in prison for treason
A Ukrainian court on Thursday sentenced former president Viktor Yanukovych to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of treason for a 2014 crackdown on pro-Western demonstrations. In 2014 Yanukovych spiked an association agreement with the EU (More)
Manafort facing obstruction of justice charge
Prosecutors added new obstruction of justice charges Friday against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, his third indictment since Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to probe into possible Russian influence in U (More)
Special Counsel indicts attorney on false statement charges related to Russia investigation [updated]
US Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted Attorney Alex van der Zwaan for false statements made during the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Van der Zwaan was indicted for his answers regardi (More)
EU court upholds financial sanctions against former Ukraine president
The EU General Court on Thursday upheld sanctions against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych . Following an uprising in 2014, Yanukovych fled to Russia, and the EU imposed sanctions for embezzlement and wrongdoing. Yanukovych successfull (More)
Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3 billion Eurobond debt
Russia filed suit against Ukraine on Wednesday over Ukraine's default on $3 billion in bonds. Filed in the London High Court , Russia seeks to regain the principal plus $75 million in accrued interest and legal fees. Russia bought Ukraine's debt, in (More)
US judge dismisses suit filed by ex-Ukraine PM
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko , who alleged that Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash perpetuated a racketeering (More)
The Russian Constitutional Path To The Annexation Of Crimea
JURIST Guest Columnist Jason Samuel, Penn State Dickinson School of Law Class of 2014, explores the constitutional framework surrounding the annexation of Crimea by Russia...When the Alma-Ata Declaration was signed on December 21, 1991, 10 nations se (More)
Crimean lawmakers approve new pro-Russian constitution
The State Council of the Republic of Crimea on Friday voted unanimously in favor of adopting a new constitution that will make Crimea part of the Russian Federation. The constitution, consisting of 10 chapters and 95 articles, defines Crimea as a l (More)
Ukraine implicates members of elite police force in protester shooting
An inquiry by the interim Ukrainian government on Wednesday implicated members of the special Berkut riot police in the deaths of 76 anti-government protesters in Kiev in February. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov presented initial findings before r (More)
Criminalization of Defamation in Ukraine: A Step Towards Europe?
JURIST Guest Columnist Pavlo Malyuta, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Class of 2016, comments on the passage of new Ukrainian laws that restrict fundamental rights such as freedom of speech and assembly ... On January 16, 2014 the Supreme (More)
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