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    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine
    Jun04

    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine

    ATHENS — The neighborhood of Exarchia in central Athens has always been home to those who fight the system. Before Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing Syriza Party came to power in 2015, groups of police would stand on street corners bordering the area, riot shields at the ready, waiting for the streets to erupt...

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk
    May26

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk

    KIEV — These are worrying times for those members on NATO’s eastern edge, especially for countries such as Ukraine that are dependent on the alliance for support against a newly assertive Russia. And Donald Trump’s comments at this week’s summit in Belgium did little to alleviate their...

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster
    May26

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster

    KIEV — In 1936, when Winston Churchill cautioned that the “era of procrastination” was coming to an end and that the world was entering a “period consequences,” his warning had already gone unheeded for too long. Two years earlier, the British statesman had warned Europe about the impending peril and was dismissed as an alarmist....

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence
    May17

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence

    FEODOSIA, Crimea — Andrey Yudenko began to get his addiction under control with the help of a Ukrainian substitution therapy program, a treatment for those who have tried but failed to quit drugs and are given an alternative substance under medical supervision. The 31-year-old had been injecting drugs since he was a teenager and...

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community
    May16

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community

    TBILISI, Georgia — On May 13, 2013, a hundred or so members of Georgia’s LGBTQ community celebrated International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on the streets of Tbilisi. But the celebration turned ugly quickly, with many claiming they were physically assaulted by demonstrators from the Orthodox...

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel
    May16

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel

    A Russian aluminum magnate with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is suing The Associated Press for libel over its reporting on the pair’s relationship. Lawyers for Oleg Deripaska filed the suit Monday in federal court in Washington, claiming the CEO of the Russian firm United Company RUSAL...

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel
    May16

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel

    A Russian aluminum magnate with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is suing The Associated Press for libel over its reporting on the pair’s relationship. Lawyers for Oleg Deripaska filed the suit Monday in federal court in Washington, claiming the CEO of the Russian firm United Company RUSAL...

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel
    May16

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel

    A Russian aluminum magnate with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is suing The Associated Press for libel over its reporting on the pair’s relationship. Lawyers for Oleg Deripaska filed the suit Monday in federal court in Washington, claiming the CEO of the Russian firm United Company RUSAL...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    EU ministers today approved measures that will allow Ukrainian citizens to travel to the EU for 90 days in any 180-day period without a visa. The EU’s move came after Kiev pushed through reforms in areas such as migration, public order and security, external relations and fundamental rights, Carmelo Abela, Malta’s minister for...

    13 times Eurovision got super political
    May03

    13 times Eurovision got super political

    It’s been a tense run-up to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, everyone’s favorite night of glitz, glamour and novelty trampolines. Russia’s proposed act, Julia Samoylova, fell foul of a Ukrainian travel ban because she’d visited occupied Crimea, causing her country to withdraw from the contest,...

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