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    People smugglers nabbed on French yacht
    May17

    People smugglers nabbed on French yacht

    French police said they arrested five gang members on a rented yacht which was being used to transport seven Ukrainian migrants hoping to enter the UK. The Ukrainians had entered France on tourist visas. Two skippers and three suspected smugglers were detained on Friday in Brittany. …read more Source: Algarve Daily...

    The Luhansk Excursions
    May17

    The Luhansk Excursions

    “The Luhansk videos focus on the mundane. And that. . . is the point.” Screenshot from a dashcam video posted on YouTube. A car revs and pulls forward. Volume cranked on the radio, out blares a Russian pop song from the 1990s, all static and drum machine. Streets, pavement, peripheral view of buildings, trees, kiosks, streetlights, pedestrians....

    TAP ‘to Supply Gas to Central, SE Europe’ via Bulgaria-Greece Link
    May17

    TAP ‘to Supply Gas to Central, SE Europe’ via Bulgaria-Greece Link

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) would also supply Southeastern and Central Europe with gas through the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) when both are ready. Tsipras made his remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for TAP’s 550-km long Greek leg held on Tuesday afternoon. State...

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers
    May17

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers

    French police said on Tuesday they have broken up a smuggling network that used yachts to transport migrants to Britain after finding seven Ukrainians stowed away on a boat on the French coast. …read more Source: The Local...

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton
    May17

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton

    Poland and Hungary returned fire Tuesday after former U.S. President Bill Clinton accused the two countries of thinking that “democracy is too much trouble” and wanting “Putin-like leadership.” “Poland and Hungary, two countries that would not be free but for the United States and the long Cold War, have now decided this democracy is too much...

    Crimeans told to stop stealing sand
    May17

    Crimeans told to stop stealing sand

    Lorry-loads of sand are being pinched from Crimea’s beaches by unscrupulous builders. …read more Source:...

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules
    May17

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules

    The parents of one of the Australian victims of the apparent missile attack over Ukraine say “things can never be ok”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Putin ready to discuss downing of passenger jet in Ukraine with Malaysian PM: Kremlin
    May17

    Putin ready to discuss downing of passenger jet in Ukraine with Malaysian PM: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss the issue of the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine in 2014 with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak this week, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President
    May17

    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Danish prime minister, will meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday with Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council to discuss handling of the challenges facing the EU, including the refugee crisis and the Russia/Ukraine conflict. Following the Copenhagen meeting, Rasmussen and Tusk will travel to Greenland to examine the...

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine
    May17

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine

    The artistic director of Russia’s official Red Army Choir, formed during the Soviet era, has voiced readiness to join the competition. But tensions remain high following this year’s unexpected win by Ukraine’s Jamala. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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