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      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 168
      Aug12

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 168

      Russian troops, attempting to take control of the rest of the Donetsk Oblast, are continuing their assaults towards Sloviansk, Bakhmut and Avdiivka. The aggressor has unsuccessfully tried to break Ukrainian defence lines near the village of Bohorodychne north of Sloviansk, and fighting is also continuing east of Siversk (about 40km east of...

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 165
      Aug09

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 165

      In recent days, Russian troops have stepped up their assault in the Bakhmut area in an effort to obtain favourable positions to storm the city from the north-est and south-east. …read more Source:: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 161
      Aug05

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 161

      Russian forces have intensified attacks north and west of Donetsk. Fighting is ongoing on the outskirts of Avdiivka – the invaders are attempting to break through Ukrainian defences towards Kramatorsk. Clashes are also being conducted for control of the village of Pisky (at the exit of the M04 highway from Donetsk to the Dnipro) and on the...

      Ukraine: gas challenges ahead of the heating season
      Aug03

      Ukraine: gas challenges ahead of the heating season

      On 29 July, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law providing for a ban on heating price increases for the population and on gas price increases for individual consumers. The moratorium will last for the period of martial law and will continue six months after it ends. In addition, budget expenditures were increased by ₴264.3 billion (approximately $7.2...

      Belarusian citizens ambivalent about Russian aggression against Ukraine
      Aug02

      Belarusian citizens ambivalent about Russian aggression against Ukraine

      Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, several independent opinion polls have been conducted. The Andrei Vardomatski Analytical Laboratory has carried some out by telephone and the British think tank Chatham House has done so online. These have consistently shown a negative attitude among the vast majority of Belarusians toward the possible...

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 158
      Aug02

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 158

      The Russians intensified their shelling and bombardment of Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Nikopol and towns near them and south of the Kryvyi Rih (mainly around Zelenodolsk). The assault on Mykolaiv on the night of 31 July was assessed by the defenders as one of the heaviest since the war began. Nikopol, which has been under constant shelling for several...

      Grain under fire: agreement to unblock Black Sea ports
      Jul28

      Grain under fire: agreement to unblock Black Sea ports

      On July 22 in Istanbul – after a series of negotiations initiated by Turkey with the participation of the UN – Ukraine and Russia agreed on the terms for the creation of a secure corridor for the transportation of grain, food and fertiliser from three Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea: Odesa, Chernomorsk and Yuzhne. The two...

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 147
      Jul22

      Russia’s attack on Ukraine: day 147

      Russian troops continue to shell and attempt to take control of the border areas of Chernihiv (Mykolaivka), Sumy (including Esman, Zaruts’ke, Pavlivka, Volfyne, Yastrubyne, Zhuravka) and Kharkiv oblasts (Kharkiv and towns to the north, east and south-east of it). Intense fighting is taking place along the Pytomnyk–Udy line, with the aim of...

      Ukraine: the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office has a new head
      Jul21

      Ukraine: the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office has a new head

      On 19 July, a selection committee approved the selection of Oleksandr Klymenko as head of the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP) – a separate unit of the Prosecutor General’s Office that prepares indictments based on materials provided by the Na …read more Source:: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Russia: a wartime economy
      Jul21

      Russia: a wartime economy

      In recent weeks, Russia has introduced further legal changes to adapt its economy to the needs of the war in Ukraine. This includes a law which has been passed on special economic measures to support the Russian armed forces during “counter-terrorism and other operations” outside the country. The document authorises measures such as the temporary...