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Poroshenko signs election law amendments......but......

After returning from what can only be described as a less than successful ASEM Summit with regard to progress vis a vis The Kremlin, President Poroshenko has signed the election law amendments relating to voter bribery. 490 more words


Odessa Port Side - Dmitry Firtash

Odessa Port Side is a State owned entity of arguably some strategic value – which is why despite being rumoured to be on the privitisation lists of various Ukrainian governments over the years, it has after deliberation, never actually been sold – at least it has never been sold as far as anybody knows, and remains on the register of the State Property Fund. 509 more words


Behind the scenes at the RADA today

Rightly, the media attention will be focused on numerous laws and some appointments made within the Ukrainian RADA today.

A new Defence Minister (again) was appointed. 323 more words


"I WILL BE THERE" official music video from ODESSA

Good video, directed by Nicole McDonald. It captures the haunting and hypnotic mood of the song.
Don’t forget to read my review of the self-titled E.P. that this song comes from.

I Will Be There By Odessa

Mens rea - The Shufrych incident (and beyond)

Yesterday, as the sharp-eyed amongst you readers will have noticed, there was no entry.  That due to a requirement to be in Kyiv.  Whilst away for the day, a very sad incident occurred in Odessa whereby RADA MP Nestor Shufrych was beaten by demonstrators strongly objecting to his presence in the city. 1,541 more words


Partisan local media - What does it tell us? Odessa

A few days ago, this entry about IT belatedly rearing its head within the Odessa Regional Administration, contained this penultimate paragraph:

“Who knows, perhaps an increase in quality regional soft power may also result, helping to negate some of the partisan local media and set an example for the snake-pit that remains Odessa City Hall.” 1,911 more words