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Offline Danno99

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Do you have a favorite or go-to website for
-Ukraine news.
-E. Europe news.

I come across websites but they are usually very Slanted to Ukraine or slanted to RU.
The others I find more even-handed, maybe the BBC has only headline news on the area.

Who do you use?

Montaigne's axiom: "Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know."

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In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One. Yakov Smirnoff

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You can't use very many Russian news services, because reporters and news services not adhering to an agenda flattering to Russia, are often under threat of jail and fines, losing licenses and sometimes are beaten, assassinated or both.  Russians who share links to news services not flattering to Russia, can face criminal charges.

Offline K24

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I think the honest answer to the question is that there are not really any good news services on Ukraine unfortunately.  There is not even a sensible newspaper, even in Russian or Ukrainian language, published in Ukraine which says a lot.  So given this some of the sites mentioned above are about as good as it gets.  And you can also add KyivPost

Offline Kord

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Is any news reliable at this point?

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You can't use very many Russian news services, because reporters and news services not adhering to an agenda flattering to Russia, are often under threat of jail and fines, losing licenses and sometimes are beaten, assassinated or both.  Russians who share links to news services not flattering to Russia, can face criminal charges.

Well, so far, the Moscow Times have been relatively unscathed although they have been raided several times. I cannot be bothered to check the events but I thought a the Kremlin-based midget loyalist had "commandeered" the paper.

See for yourself:    https://themoscowtimes.com/news

Looks reasonably OK.

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https://www.pravda.com.ua

If their reporters are getting assassinated then they must be doing something right.

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https://www.pravda.com.ua

If their reporters are getting assassinated then they must be doing something right.

And the founder, the great Georgiy Gongadze, a true hero of Ukraine. He was decapitated during Kuchma's watch in 2000 aged just 31. Kuchma and his ass-licking lap dog Lytvyn have long been suspected of having ordered his murder.

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Georgiy_Gongadze