Tuesday 21 January 2020
05 December 2019
Cypriot Ferries For Crimea’s 'Little Green Men'
Current Time’s investigation of European Union companies’ links with Crimea has found that a Cyprus-based company, AnRussTrans, played a role in transporting the “little green men” and military equipment that enabled Russia to take control of the Ukrainian peninsula in 2014. To date, none of the companies that make up the AnRussTrans group appear to be included in EU, U.S., or Ukrainian sanctions lists.
14 November 2019
Ukraine's Chief Prosecutor Confirms Burisma Prosecutor Fired
Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Ruslan Ryaboshapka has confirmed to Current Time that the prosecutor who led investigations into Burisma will be fired. Burisma is the Ukrainian energy company at the center of an impeachment inquiry into the actions of U.S. President Donald Trump. The president faces allegations that he withheld U.S. military aid to Ukraine in a bid to prompt Kyiv to investigate the activities of ex-Burisma board member Hunter Biden and his father, presidential candidate Joe Biden.
09 October 2019
Russia Designates Anti-Corruption Foundation A 'Foreign Agent'
24 June 2019
Rock Star Gives Voice To Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Party
A Ukrainian rock star is moving back into politics. Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, frontman of the band Okean Elzy, has launched a new anti-corruption party called Holos (Voice) ahead of July's parliamentary elections. Vakarchuk was previously elected to parliament in 2007, but resigned after a year.
29 April 2019
Sizing Up Ukraine's 'Young Donald Trump'