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Does Big Brother speak Ukrainian?: Popov speaks out on Facebook block

May 16, 2017 – Fort Russ –  Op-ed by Eduard Popov- translated by J. Arnoldski –  Around 10 days ago, I opened Facebook only to find out that I couldn’t log in. A message from Facebook’s administration appeared which informed me that I’ve been blocked for a month for publishing “inadmissible” materials of an “extremist” […]


Fort Russ Under Attack: Flores and Popov Blocked, Censorship Ongoing

May 16, 2017 – Fort Russ – By Fort Russ Special Editor Jafe Arnold  (J. Arnoldski) –  Fort Russ and its team of independent translators and analysts have been hit by yet another round of social media censorship.  On May 16th, Fort Russ Editor-in-Chief Joaquin Flores was slapped with an indefinite block on Facebook. Just […]

Ukraine expands sanctions on Russia, blocks media and social networks

May 16, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  RIA Novosti – translated by J. Arnoldski –  Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has enacted a decision of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council to expand the list of Russian citizens and companies under sanctions as well as extend the terms of existing sanctions. The decree on the […]

Ukraine’s SBU raids Russian TV channels broadcasting in Ukraine

September 1st, 2016 – Fort Russ News –  – DNR News – translated by: J. Flores –  Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine carried out raids against companies that, according to the agency, provide illegal broadcasting of Russian TV channels banned in Ukraine. “In particular, the investigation revealed that the company ‘New television technologies, […]

Poroshenko regime created black lists of undesirable journalists

October 1, 2015 Varjag_2007 Translated by Kristina Rus Poroshenko regime created black lists of journalists, who are jailed or pressed Poroshenko’s regime created a black list of journalists — reporters who because of their critical position towards the authorities are called in for questioning or jailed, said former MP Olena Bondarenko on Chanel 17, reports […]

The Chilling Statistics of Ukrainian Police State

Is this what Maidan stood for?  May 13, 2015       ВЗГЛЯД / Репрессии и террор на Украине Translated by Kristina Rus Repressions and Terror in Ukraine After the coup of February 22, 2014 (Vzglyad. The Business Paper) Sources: Reporters without Borders; Ukrainian official data; The Foundation of Research of Problems of Democracy; open sources […]

South Front vs. Youtube

April 24, 2015 South Front ATTENTION: THE SOUTH FRONT YOUTUBE CHANNEL WAS DELETED YouTube has deleted the South Front channel: The official reason that was given was copyright violationin the our old video “Stand with Ukraine” ( because of the claim of Nordic Films LTD. This company makes video propaganda for NATO. BUT, JUST A […]

Oles Buzina on media censorship in Ukraine and why he quit his post as editor-in-chief of a popular newspaper

Author, historian and journalist Oles Buzina Oles Buzina March 10, 2015 Translated by Dvajdsidva on April 22,2015 Yes, I wrote a resignation letter. No regrets there. As the Internet began releasing tidal waves of information regarding my resignation from the post of editor in chief of the Ukrainian newspaper “Segodnya” [‘Today’] (, the actual causes […]

“If you can’t get it up, it’s Putin’s fault” – the last interview of the editor-in-chief of Ukrainian newspaper “Segodnya,” Oles Buzina, murdered today in Kiev

Oles Buzina April 16, 2015 Radio Vesti (Ukr) Translated from Russian by Kristina Rus Y.K.: This is Radio Vesti, 12.16 pm in Ukraine, Yury Kulinich, Vasilisa Frolova, and our guest Oles Buzina, Ukrainian writer, host, journalist, blogger. V.F.: Oles, how would you like to be introduced? O.B.: More modestly, considering I wrote 8 books, and […]

Ukraine Blocks 10,000 Websites, Confiscates a Newspaper

April 10th, 2015 Eric Zuesse As I reported yesterday, the Security Bureau of Ukraine, on April 7th, had seized and disappeared two Odessa bloggers, who were trying to get an independent investigation, and ultimate prosecution, of the individuals who participated in the 2 May 2014 massacre of regime opponents, and who burned, shot, and clubbed to […]