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    The Week In Russia: Crossing To Crimea, Stumbling On Sanctions
    May18

    The Week In Russia: Crossing To Crimea, Stumbling On Sanctions

    Editor’s Note: To receive Steve Gutterman’s Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here.President Vladimir Putin got some extra mileage from Moscow’s tak …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars; Dozens Detained
    May18

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars; Dozens Detained

    KYIV — Ukraine commemorated the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars from their homeland in 1944, and authorities on the Russian-controlled peninsula briefl …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars
    May18

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars

    KYIV — Ukraine is commemorating the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars from Crimea in 1944.All Orthodox churches and monasteries of the Ukrainian P …read more Source: Big News...

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.Merkel’s trip Friday to the Black Sea resort of Sochi is her first visit to Russia in a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish President Asks UN To Deploy Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    May18

    Polish President Asks UN To Deploy Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    Poland’s president has asked the UN Security Council to deploy a UN peacekeeping force in eastern Ukraine throughout the zone of conflict with Russia-backed separatists and along the border with Ru …read more Source: Big News...

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is calling for U.N. peacekeepers to be sent to the Russia-Ukraine border and all territory controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine.Duda stressed “in the strongest terms”… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    In Crimea, Locals Divided Over Russia’s Kerch Strait Span
    May18

    In Crimea, Locals Divided Over Russia’s Kerch Strait Span

    The newly-opened bridge linking Crimea and Russia carries traffic both ways, but the political divide its construction has come to symbolize is most apparent to those who call the territorially con …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason
    May17

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason

    A Ukrainian court has ordered the head of a major Russian state news agency’s branch in Ukraine held for two months on charges of high treason in a case that drew angry criticism from Moscow and ex …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest
    May17

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian court has ordered a Russian journalist jailed for two months pending investigation on treason charges.Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukrainian office of Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency, has been in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker has gone on hunger strike to demand the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of his native Crimea,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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