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Appeals for the SBU to investigate former Governor Skoryk -2014 events

A few days ago Ukraine released audio intercepts of telephone calls between Sergey Glazyev, Krill Frolov and others plotting and scheming the undermining of Ukraine in 2014. 798 more words


54.5% of people in Odessa........

A friend from within the Brussels bubble sent this blog a link regarding a recent SOCIS opinion survey made in Odessa.

What caught the eye in Brussels was “ 714 more words


Shawarma and the City Hall snake pit - Odessa

Vice Mayor of Odessa Oles Yanchuk is no more.  He has been removed from office by Mayor Trukhanov.

Mr Yanchuk’s crimes, both real and metaphorical, against the local constituency are numerous, and indeed for many grave.   1,184 more words


Data accessibility - Apps4Cities competition

About a week ago, whilst sat with a friend (and soon to be business partner) fluent in those strange tongues of Java, C++ and other exotic yet unintelligible languages that produce Microsoft Ukraine winners,  the blog tentatively mentioned the fact that an “Odessa App” would be a rather good idea – particularly if the city emerges as the Eurovision host.   239 more words


Tackling tourism (or its development) - Odessa

A few days ago the blog had occasion to informally discuss infrastructure, PPPs and tourism with somebody who works within the Oblast Regional Development, (read infrastructure, PPP/FDI) and Tourism Division within the bureaucratic machinery. 1,458 more words


Coming soon - Darth TV?

Much earlier in the year an entry appeared raising the mask of the Odessa political caricature of Darth Vader.

Better stated, it raised the mask of the current – and second – incarnation of Darth Vader, Odessa politician. 805 more words


In absentia or left forever as wanted? Due process choices

It appears that Prosecutor General Lutsenko has summonsed President Poroshenko, former Prime Minister Yatseniuk, Governor Moskal, Mayor Klitschko, Oleh Lyashko, NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, parliamentary Speaker Paruby and a host of other public figures to the prosecutors office to provide witness statements regarding the events of EuroMaiden/Revolution of Dignity covering the period January – February 2014. 704 more words