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Brit permanently in Ukraine blogging for those with nothing better to read.
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  • Delete "ATO" and insert "Temporarily occupied territories" 1 day ago On 18th January an entry appeared following 280 Verkhovna Rada deputies voting through the final reading of the “reintegration law” relating to the occupied Donbas. The 8th February witnessed the Verkhovna Rada Speaker sign the law and send it onward for Presidential signature. On 20th February...
  • Trukhanov - Winners and Losers 4 days ago Following the detention and subsequent release of Odessa Mayor Gennady Trukhanov a few days ago, it is perhaps worth pondering the winners and losers as events have unfolded. (Unsurprisingly Mayor Trukhanov features quite often in blog entries – a reader is encouraged to put “Trukhanov” into...
  • Odessa Mayor Trukhanov detained in Kyiv by NABU 1 week ago Only a few days ago an entry appeared relating to preparations for the return of Odessa Mayor Turkhanov from an extended holiday/leave of absence since 26th December 2017. This until his detention in Kyiv returning on a flight to Kyiv from Warsaw on 14th February 2018 – albeit still absent from...
  • From the Saakashvili to the mundane 1 week ago The circus surrounding Misha Saakshvili is on to another act. It appears that upon 12th February he was arrested in a Georgian restaurant in Kyiv and spirited away by uniformed personnel – whereabouts unknown at the time of writing. It may be an arrest relating to the “Kurchenko conspiracy”...
  • The return ("capture") of Shepelev - How, and who suffers? 1 week ago Yulia Tymoshenko has been in the USA this week no doubt lobbying her cause and telling tales (true, half-true and untrue in equal measure) regarding President Poroshenko – as if US Embassy Kyiv’s communiques since summer 2017 will have been anything less than inspiring for readers inside The...

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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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