On Sunday, August 5, foes of the Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will have an opportunity to blow out a candle on the celebratory cake.
Exactly a year ago the Pecherskyi District Court of Kyiv arrested probably the most charismatic and controversial Ukrainian politician.
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The Kyiv Post is disabling its online comment section due to an increase in trolls, violent comments and other personal attacks. Other news organizations worldwide have taken similar steps for the same reasons. The Kyiv Post regrets having to take this action. The newspaper believes in a robust public debate, but the discussion must be constructive and intelligent. For the time being, the Kyiv Post will allow comments on its moderated Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/kyivpost/
The newspaper will consider hosting online comments again when circumstances allow.
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