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    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory
    May15

    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory

    KIEV – Jubilant Ukrainian officials erupted in celebration Sunday after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest with a powerful tribute to her Tatar people’s deportation from Russian-annexed Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest Saturday, May 14, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. After a tense vote count, during which it seemed Australia was going to run away with the crown until … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest

    STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN) – Ukraine’s Jamala has won the 61st edition of Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s annual kitsch fest of music, glitz and politics. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016: Armenia comes in 7th
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016: Armenia comes in 7th

    Ukraine became the winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2016. …read more Source: Public Radio of...

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th
    May14

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th

    The Grand Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight, 14th of May, live from the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, from 21:00 CET ( 23:00 Yerevan time). Tonight 26 countries will compete for the 2016 Grand Prix. The broadcast will be hosted by Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw who are eager to welcome the millions of viewers to...

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine
    May14

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine

    In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other experts. The 2016 Free Media...

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe
    May14

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama (pix) warned Russia about its military build-up in northern Europe Friday as he hosted leaders from five Nordic countries at the White House. “We are united in our concern about Russia’s growing, aggressive military presence and posture in the Baltic-Nordic region,” Obama said at the end of...

    US, Russia step up war of words
    May14

    US, Russia step up war of words

    REDZIKOWO, Poland: The United States and Russia on Friday (Saturday in Manila) accused each other of mounting an aggressive military presence in northern Europe, with Moscow vowing to “end threats” posed by a US missile shield near its border. The stepped-up war of words came as Poland on Friday broke ground on the northern section of a US...

    Editors quit Russian media group after Putin family reports
    May14

    Editors quit Russian media group after Putin family reports

    MOSCOW: Three top editors at a top Russian media group which has reported on the business interests of President Vladimir Putin’s family quit Friday, in the latest blow to the country’s beleaguered media industry. The RBC group’s daily newspaper recently published a number of high-profile investigations including about the...

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete
    May14

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete

    A major clash was recorded between the representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan during a match at the Open European Kungfu Championship being held in Lviv, Ukraine. Ashot Harutyunyan defeated the Azerbaijani athlete, Ermenihaber.am Armenian news agency reported. Toward the end of this match, during which Davit Petrosyan—who hails originally from...

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