Tamara Kiptenko

ViaNews correspondent for Ukraine - Bachelor of Economics and Marketing. Currently obtaining journalism master's degree. Journalist contact: tamarakiptenko@vianewsagency.com.

Russia World Cup fan kissing Russian girl.

World Cup 2018: Russian Women are Being Bullied for Getting too Friendly With Foreigners

Moskow, Russia (ViaNews) – Russian women are being accused of disregarding Russian men and “sell themselves” to foreigners. Online haters have been launching bullying campaigns in the social media. They search for photos of Russian women with men from other countries, post them on social media pages, and then write demeaning comments and messages to…

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Rally deportation of Crimean Tatars. Ukraine. Photo by: kaktuse.

Local and Unwanted: How Russian Government Violates Tatars Human Rights in Annexed Crimea

Kyiv, Ukraine (VIAnews) – The first episode of the Tatars’ rights restraint took place after the Russian Empire annexation of the Crimean peninsula from the Ottoman Empire in 1783. The new government seized lands and properties, using its power to deprive Crimean Tatars of their rights, which caused a mass migration to the Ottoman Empire….

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Georgian ex-President, Mikheil Saakashvili, in Kiev.

The Story of Return: How Former Georgian President Struggles for Power in Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine (VIAnews) – Back in 2015, the ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili obtained the Ukrainian citizenship from the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. Mr. Saakashvili was also appointed as Governor of the Odessa region and head of Advisory International Council for Reforms. In September 2015, a national online petition demanding to make Mr. Saakashvili the…

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