Monday 16 December 2019
09 December 2019
Analysts: At Paris Summit, Putin Holds The Risk Advantage
06 December 2019
Ahead Of Ukraine Talks, Russian TV Promotes Fake Report About 'Donbas Deportation'
In the runup to December 9 peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, Russian state media is disseminating a fake-news report that alleges that Kyiv plans to force residents from areas of the Donbas region controlled by pro-Russian separatists to migrate and undergo “re-education.”
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.
03 December 2019
How EU Firms Are Sidestepping Sanctions And Making Money On The Crimean Peninsula
Even after the EU and the United States adopted sanctions barring investment in Crimea, scores of EU companies have continued to do business on the peninsula, often through murky ownership structures, a new investigation by Current Time has found.
21 November 2019
Ukraine's Mariupol Port Struggles To Stay Afloat Amid Russian 'Hybrid War'
After five years of conflict in eastern Ukraine, the port of Mariupol is struggling to survive. With the loss of coal exports and Russia choking access to the Sea of Azov, the port's maritime traffic has been cut in half. But Mariupol hopes Chinese investment can revive its sinking fortunes.
05 November 2019
Russia 'Biggest Obstacle' To Peace In Ukraine, Says Lithuanian Foreign Minister
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius told Current Time TV that Russia was the biggest obstacle to the latest efforts aimed at defusing the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Linkevicius noted violations of the cease-fire linked to troop withdrawals agreed by Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, and said Russia was an "active participant" in the conflict.
29 October 2019
Zelenskiy On Donbas Troop Withdrawal: 'Everything Will Be Calm'
23 October 2019
Separatists' Prison Sentence For Ukrainian Journalist Aseyev Sparks Outrage
Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine have sentenced journalist Stanislav Aseyev, an RFE/RL contributor, to 15 years in prison on charges of espionage. Aseyev has already been held since 2017, when he was captured while reporting on the separatist conflict. Rights defenders and press freedom groups are calling his imprisonment "illegal" and "shocking."