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Adapting legal services to wartime conditions in today’s Ukraine

How have the wartime conditions in Ukraine affected your work with international corporate clients? At the very beginning of the full-scale invasion, the level of demand in the international corporate client segment at our law firm decreased significantly. But demand has subsequently recovered and we have managed to engage new global brands in cooperation. In […]

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“One of the dumbest things I’d ever heard”: Tucker Carlson mocks Putin’s “Nazi Ukraine” lies

American media personality Tucker Carlson hoped Vladimir Putin would use their hotly-anticipated February 6 interview in Moscow to accuse the West of provoking the war in Ukraine. Instead, the Kremlin dictator appeared far more interested in reciting Russia’s distant historical claims to Ukraine and portraying the whole invasion as some kind of anti-Nazi crusade. With […]

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Serhii Plokhy: Putin’s belief that Russians and Ukrainians are one and the same people is dead

For the past decade, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has framed his country’s escalating campaign of aggression against Ukraine as a crusade for historical justice. Time and again, Putin has brandished his own highly distorted view of Ukraine’s place in Russian history in order to justify the invasion, occupation, and forced russification of the modern Ukrainian […]

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Putin’s chilling warning: Ukraine will have “a week left to live” if West ends military aid

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has warned that Ukraine would have “a week left to live” if the country’s Western partners stopped the delivery of weapons. Speaking at the annual Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi on October 5, Putin claimed Ukraine’s ability to defend itself against Russia’s ongoing invasion was entirely dependent on the support of […]

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UN investigator: Russian state media may be guilty of “inciting genocide” in Ukraine

United Nations investigators probing alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine have warned that rhetoric broadcast by the Russian media could qualify as incitement to genocide. In a September 25 address to the UN Human Rights Council, the leader of the UN’s Commission of Inquiry investigative team, Erik Mose, spoke of his concern over allegations of […]

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US lawmakers accuse Russian dictator Vladimir Putin of committing genocide in Ukraine

US House Foreign Affairs Committee members have accused Russian dictator Vladimir Putin of committing genocide in Ukraine. Speaking on September 6 during a visit to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Committee chairperson Michael McCaul said Putin “tried to erase a culture, a people and a religion, and that is the definition of genocide.” […]