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    Belarus president blames war in Ukraine on lack of consensus
    May08

    Belarus president blames war in Ukraine on lack of consensus

    “The Ukrainian crisis has not been prevented yet. War cinders still linger over there because the key players — the countries involved in the conflict — have failed to reach a consensus. Not everyone may desire peace in Ukraine as much as Ukrainians do.” …read more Source:...

    Poland talks down Putin but talks up Russia
    May08

    Poland talks down Putin but talks up Russia

    WARSAW — Showing disdain for Vladimir Putin while not offending the Russian people is the tricky diplomatic challenge now being attempted by Poland and the rest of the EU during competing observances of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Bronisław Komorowski, Poland’s president, tried to upstage the traditional...

    [Ticker] Objections raised on EU-Russia-Ukraine talks
    May08

    [Ticker] Objections raised on EU-Russia-Ukraine talks

    Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Moldova have objected to an EU draft declaration for the Riga “Eastern Partnership” summit, on grounds it endorses talks with Russia on “flexibilities available” in the EU-Ukraine free trade treaty. Russia, earlier, wanted to postpone implementation from 2016 until 2017. But the European Commission...

    Ukraine poised to ban Soviet symbols
    May08

    Ukraine poised to ban Soviet symbols

    Critics say the laws are flawed and fall short of European standards new government espouses …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukrainian artists occupy Russian pavilion at Venice Biennale
    May08

    Ukrainian artists occupy Russian pavilion at Venice Biennale

    Mock occupation by activists in military uniforms mimics Russia’s military incursion into east Ukraine Mimicking the Russian military involvement in east Ukraine, a group of Ukrainian artists and activists have staged a mock-occupation of the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale, descending on the venue in camouflage fatigues.The artists...

    Lukashenko: Ukraine is unlikely to formally break up with the CIS
    May08

    Lukashenko: Ukraine is unlikely to formally break up with the CIS

    “At present the Ukrainian side is de facto wrapping up its participation in the operation of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Ukraine does not finance the common budget while it used to be the second largest contributor after Russia. Ukraine does not take part in planned events and has recalled the resident plenipotentiary representative,”...

    PLENKOVIC Europe for peaceful reintegration of occupied Ukrainian territory
    May08

    PLENKOVIC Europe for peaceful reintegration of occupied Ukrainian territory

    Europe is constantly sending a message about the need for peaceful reintegration of the occupied parts of Ukraine and about Ukraine’s right to European orientation, Croatian MEP and head of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Ukraine Andrej Plenkovic… …read more Source:...

    What can the Lusitania teach us about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17? | Philip Oltermann
    May08

    What can the Lusitania teach us about the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17? | Philip Oltermann

    The disinformation tactics deployed by Putin’s Russia last summer are not that different from the propaganda used by Kaiser Wilhelm’s Germany 100 years agoThe fog of propaganda and counter-propaganda settled long before the last corpse had been laid to rest. One side called the catastrophe a deliberate act of warfare, an unspeakable...

    FRANCE – EUROPE: Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II victory in Europe day
    May08

    FRANCE – EUROPE: Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II victory in Europe day

    0 French President François Hollande laid a wreath on Friday at the tomb of an unknown soldier at a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to mark the victory over Nazi Germany on 8 May 1945. On the 70th …read more Source: Radio France...

    Ukraine Is Banning ‘Communist Symbols’ and the Kremlin Is Peeved
    May08

    Ukraine Is Banning ‘Communist Symbols’ and the Kremlin Is Peeved

    Ukrainian government tries to abandon its Soviet legacy by banning the symbols of the communist regime. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young. Ukrainian authorities have moved to restrict the propaganda of Communist and Nazi regimes and their symbols in a bid to part with the country’s communist past. Some Russian politicians believe this...

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