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· September, 2016

Stories about Ukraine from September, 2016

This Soviet Cartoon Was Too Much for Romania’s Communist Censors

According to the documentary "Chuck Norris vs Communism," Romania's state censorship board actually banned scenes from an episode of the classic Soviet cartoon "Nu Pogodi."

A Toxic Mix of Illegal Logging and Corruption Is Devastating Europe’s Last Primeval Forests

The documentary film “Clear Cut Crime” shows the toxic effects of collusion between illegal logging and politicians in Romania and Ukraine.

Ukrainian Ministry of Information Policy Thanks Facebook Bots for Their Hard Work

The Facebook bot war between Ukraine and Russia rages on. Will the Russian government find a way to crack down on spammers?

The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Disturbing the Peace

This week, we take you to Ukraine, Russia, Singapore, India and Brazil.

A Man in Crimea Self-Immolated to Save His Wife’s Cafe From Officials, Who Razed It Anyway

Late last week, 75-year-old Yalta pensioner Alexander Strekalin poured acetone down his back, lit himself on fire, and collapsed near Primorsky Beach. Days later, he died from his wounds.

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