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    US and EU condemn opening of Crimean bridge by Russia

    On Tuesday, May 15, the US Department of State commented on the opening of the Kerch Strait bridge between Russia and Crimea to partial traffic. An official statement by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert was published on Department’s website. “The United States condemns Russia’s construction and partial opening of the...

    Filmmaker Sentsov launches hunger strike untill Russia releases all Ukrainian political prisoners

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Russia sentenced to 20 years in prison has announced a termless hunger strike, demanding to free all the Ukrainian political prisoners held by Russia. He announced this is in a letter to his lawyer, Dmitry Dinze, RFE/RL reported. “I, Oleg Sentsov, citizen of Ukraine, illegally sentenced by a Russian court and...

    Russia: repression, discrimination ahead of World Cup

    FIFA should stand up for rights one month before kickoff …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wants to cut ties with the Russian Orthodox Church — here’s why

    Critics warn that such a move would risk greater division in Ukraine and throughout the Orthodox world …read more Source:...

    Chemical weapons watchdog: Chlorine used in attack on Syrian town of Saraqeb in February

    The mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) concluded that on February 4 chemical weapons, probably chlorine, were used near ​​the city of Saraqeb in the Syrian province of Idlib. The OPCW report, released on May 16, states that “chlorine was released from cylinders by mechanical impact in the Al-Talil...

    Political prisoner Sentsov under doctors’ observation, – Federal Penitentiary Service

    Sentsov announced termless hunger strike on May 14 …read more Source:...

    Radical groups in Ukraine obstruct LGBTI event

    Kyiv police did not interfere to stop the offenders …read more Source:...

    US Representative Volker meets with Ukraine’s Joint Forces Commander Sergei Naev in Donbas

    The Joint Forces Operation press service announced via its Facebook page that U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, met with the Joint Forces Commander, Lieutenant-General Sergei Naev, to discuss the Donbas security situation. “We are glad to welcome you in the operation area,” Naev stated. “We thank our partners for their support...

    European Parliament Committee approves financial allocation for Ukraine

    Yet, the Committee added an amendment on the need to renew the body of the Central Election Committee …read more Source:...

    Der Spiegel: Why NATO is worried by supplies of Russian S-400s to Turkey

    Instead of the conventional partner systems adopted within the alliance, Turkey wants to install a missile shield, developed by Russia …read more Source:...

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