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VSquare: Kremlin leaks, secret files reveal how Putin pre-rigged his reelection

VSquare: Kremlin leaks, secret files reveal how Putin pre-rigged his reelection

Editor's note: This investigation, based on leaks obtained by Delfi Estonia and compiled for a joint investigation with VSquare and Frontstory.pl, Expressen, Meduza and iStories, Paper Trail Media, Der Spiegel and ZDF, Der Standard, and Tamedia publications, has been republished by the Kyiv Independent with VSquare's permission. “I will

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Politically connected NGOs help men exploit the Shliakh system, leave the country

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Politically connected NGOs help men exploit the Shliakh system, leave the country

by Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Increasing attacks on journalists signal weakening state of freedom of speech

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Increasing attacks on journalists signal weakening state of freedom of speech

by Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigation: Apparent Russian disinformation group posing as ex-president Poroshenko targets foreign fighters in Ukraine

Investigation: Apparent Russian disinformation group posing as ex-president Poroshenko targets foreign fighters in Ukraine

by Andrea Januta

TOP FINDINGS: * An apparent Russian state-aligned group is targeting Ukraine’s International Legion in a disinformation campaign * The Kyiv Independent obtained and analyzed exclusive video that shows the group used doctored footage to pose as the Ukrainian ex-president on a Zoom call that took place in early January * Legion members

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Journalists allege that key state agency controlled by unofficial boss

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Journalists allege that key state agency controlled by unofficial boss

by Daniil Ukhorskiy, Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Millions of dollars could have been stolen from the state humanitarian fund

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Millions of dollars could have been stolen from the state humanitarian fund

by Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Zelensky’s deputy chief of staff lives in a villa owned by people tied to Yanukovych

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Zelensky’s deputy chief of staff lives in a villa owned by people tied to Yanukovych

by Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Russia receives Ukraine-made aviation spare parts despite war

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Russia receives Ukraine-made aviation spare parts despite war

by Daniil Ukhorskiy, Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Russian military helicopters get Czech components despite sanctions

Investigative Stories From Ukraine: Russian military helicopters get Czech components despite sanctions

by Daniil Ukhorskiy, Anna Myroniuk

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Parliament still closed to journalists, raising transparency concerns

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Parliament still closed to journalists, raising transparency concerns

by Daniil Ukhorskiy

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Construction consultant under graft probe allegedly maintains ties to presidential office

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Construction consultant under graft probe allegedly maintains ties to presidential office

by Daniil Ukhorskiy

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Notorious pro-Russia MP tied to investment fund building homes in Ukraine

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Notorious pro-Russia MP tied to investment fund building homes in Ukraine

by Daniil Ukhorskiy

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Russian soldiers deliberately, systematically kill Ukrainian children

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Russian soldiers deliberately, systematically kill Ukrainian children

by Daniil Ukhorskiy

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption, and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Pro-Russian politicians under sanctions in US, EU – yet not in Ukraine

Investigative Stories from Ukraine: Pro-Russian politicians under sanctions in US, EU – yet not in Ukraine

by Daniil Ukhorskiy

Welcome to Investigative Stories from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent's newsletter that walks you through the most prominent investigations of the past week. If you are fond of in-depth journalism that exposes war crimes, corruption and abuse of power across state organizations in Ukraine and beyond, subscribe to our investigative newsletter.

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1:56 AM  (Updated: )

Trump shot at during Pennsylvania rally.

At a rally in Pennsylvania, gunshots were reportedly fired at former U.S. President Donald Trump, prompting security staff to rush him off stage.
10:47 PM

Kremlin spokesman threatens Europe over decision to host US missiles.

"Our country is in the crosshairs of American missiles located in Europe. We've been through all this before," he said in an interview with Russian TV propagandist Pavel Zarubin. "We have enough potential to deter these missiles. But the capitals of these states are potential victims."
9:18 PM

Chief emergency worker among two killed in Kharkiv Oblast.

Half an hour after emergency workers arrived at the scene, Russian troops launched a second attack on the same location, Artem Kostyria, head of the State Emergency Situations Service's branch in Kharkiv Oblast, and police sergeant Oleksiy Koshchii.
5:24 PM

Russian kamikaze drone flies deep inside Belarus, whereabouts unknown.

The Belarusian Hajun monitoring group reported it had flown 250 kilometers "over Gomel and Zhlobyn, entered the Mogilev region, and then the Minsk region." It also said a Belarusian Mi-24 helicopter and Su-30 fighter jet were scrambled to intercept the drone before it "presumably flew to Vitebsk."
3:37 PM

US developing new 'extended-range' missile for Ukraine's Air Force.

The new weapon to be developed is an Extended-Range Attack Munition (ERAM), that aims to be a low-cost, quick to produce air-launched missile with a range of around 460 kilometers. The manufacture of the weapon is intended to begin no later than two years after the awarding of the contract and up to 1,000 are to be produced each year.
3:19 PM

Children's theater goes underground in Kharkiv

In the heart of Kharkiv, Kharkiv Theater for Children and Youth performs in bomb shelters under constant threats of Russian attacks. The Kyiv Independent visited one of the theater's performances in late June to meet the dedicated actors and their no less dedicated audience.
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