23.08. For the vast majority of citizens (68%), Ukraine's Independence Day is a national holiday, for 23% it is just a day off, and only 4% of Ukrainians consider this day a historical mistake, a poll conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology.
23.08. The United States and Russia have accused each other of igniting a new arms race during a UN Security Council meeting.
23.08. YouTube video hosting site administrators have blocked a campaign to discredit protests in Hong Kong. A coordinated campaign against protesters was carried out on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook with the support of the PRC authorities.