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Brit permanently in Ukraine blogging for those with nothing better to read.
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  • The SFS fight - Round 1 to the PM 6 hours ago A few weeks ago an entry appeared relating to the perceived political weight gain of Prime Minister Groisman – and the potential political weight loss looming for him.  It included a few paragraphs regarding the Ministry of Finance, Finance Minister Danilyuk, and attempts to force the State...
  • "Winter" is coming (and got arrested for trying to recruit SBU officers) 1 day ago That Russian infiltration remains within the political class and institutions of the Ukrainian State is no secret.  Indeed Ukraine as a State is perhaps better working on the assumption that it has no secrets. Whether Russian infiltration has increased over the past few years, remained constant,...
  • The re-militarisation of Artsyz airfield (Odessa) 3 days ago 1998 saw the military finally leave the former Soviet airbase of Artsyz, western Odessa. The 840 hectare site, once known as the 206th Airbase was home to the 737 Fighter Wing, and in Soviet times was also the airbase for a military transport squadron.  It was also a reserve space shuttle site.  ...
  • StranaUA searched - Editor Igor Guzhva arrested 4 days ago Many readers aware of the media outlet StranaUA will have perhaps wondered why the search of its premises by the National Investigative Police (not SBU) has taken so long in coming. StranaUA is hardly what can be called a publication that promotes a western traveling Ukraine. Igor Guzhva is long...
  • n end to ATO and a start of "temporary occupation" (legislatively speaking)? 5 days ago The misnomer that was and remains the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine, sealed in Ukrainian statute in April 2014, may very soon be about to end.  Ukraine after all is not fighting against terrorists.   It was, is and will continue to fight against an assortment of pro-Kremlin...

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15:01 PM February 17, 2014

As probably the only native English speaker in Zaporozhzhye and definitely the only South African it’s interesting to see a Brit blogging. Well done, at least now you’ve got one follower!

09:43 AM March 27, 2014

Actually, you are not the only native English speaker in Zaporozhzhye! ;-) Cheers!

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