Ukrainian studies

Turkish media and travel to Ukraine

Femen, a group made up of women activists, staged a demonstration about eight years ago in front of the Turkish Embassy in Kiev, carrying posters that said, "Ukraine is not a brothel." They claimed Turkish men came to Ukraine in groups to be with prostitutes and were making inappropriate offers to women on the streets of the city.

Turkish tourism players expect over 10 pct increase in arrivals from Ukraine

An increase of over 10 percent is expected in the number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Turkey this year, according to a leading sector representative. 

The head of the Hoteliers Association of Turkey (TÜROB), Timur Bay?nd?r, said a double-digit increase will be seen in the number of Ukrainian tourists in 2016, adding that around 700,000 Ukrainians visited Turkey last year. 

Russia finds Ukraine pilot guilty over journalists'

A Russian court on March 21 found Ukrainian combat pilot Nadiya Savchenko guilty over the killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn east Ukraine, in a trial condemned by Kyiv and the West as a political sham.

Savchenko "committed the premeditated murder as part of a group of people from the motives of hatred and enmity," the judge was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.

Topless Femen ‘sextremists’ crash Paris event on Islam (Watch vid)

Two topless activists from the self-proclaimed “sextremist” group Femen were violently dragged away from a Paris-area stage after after storming an Islamic conference on women and religion.
Video footage shows two topless women race onto the stage as two Imams were addressing a crowd on Saturday afternoon in the Pontoise district near Paris.

Clashes, Grenade Explosion Take Place Outside Ukraine's Parliament

About a hundred policemen were wounded in protests outside Ukraine's parliament building on Monday as lawmakers approved on first reading amendments to the constitution that will give greater autonomy to the eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed rebels, newswires reported.