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A Ukrainian court ruled on August 28 to release Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky pending trial on charges of high treason. The head of Russia's state-run RIA Novosti's office in Ukraine, Vyshinsky was arrested in May amid accusations that the news agency was involved in an "information war. A Kyiv court has ruled that Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky, who is in detention in Ukraine on high treason charges, can be released on his own recognizance as he awaits trial. Ukraine's former Health Minister Rayisa Bohatyrova has been detained in Kyiv upon her arrival from the Belarusian capital, Minsk, following five years of self-imposed exile in an unspecified country. Outgoing Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy on August 27 signed a bill that amends the Electoral Code to make political party lists open and eliminates single-mandate constituencies in future elections.
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ABC's Sabra Lane breaks down on air over child abandoned by surrogate parents. Outpouring of support for AM presenter, who was overcome by emotion after the station broadcast heart-wrenching Ukraine story. Published: 20 Aug New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict. Published: 18 Aug Food on the frontline: finding common ground through cooking. The illustrated city 'They have bullets.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has made an unexpected offer to swap a jailed Russian-Ukrainian journalist for a Ukrainian filmmaker being held by Moscow. Subscribe Now Subscribe Now. Final Say.