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    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National for Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb29

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National for Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday. Bliznakov came under the spotlight in Bulgaria as one of several thugs who beat a car driver in a...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision 2016 Entry Is About Stalin’s Repressions. Russia Isn’t Thrilled.
    Feb29

    Ukraine’s Eurovision 2016 Entry Is About Stalin’s Repressions. Russia Isn’t Thrilled.

    Is Putin akin to Stalin in the eyes of Crimean Tatars? Jamala’s Eurovision song sheds light on the issue. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young. A song about Soviet Moscow’s repressions against the Crimean Tatar community is Ukraine’s entry for the Eurovision 2016 music contest. Though it concerns events that took place over 70...

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL
    Feb29

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL

    U.S. lawmakers are cranking up the pressure this week on the Obama administration to formally declare that the Islamic State is committing “genocide” against Christians, Yazidis and other minorities in Syria and Iraq — a weighty designation with legal and moral implications. But the administration is struggling over what to do — sources say some...

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb29

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday. Bliznakov came under the spotlight in Bulgaria as one of several thugs who beat a car driver in a...

    Obama’s Ukraine policy in shambles
    Feb29

    Obama’s Ukraine policy in shambles

    President Barack Obama’s effort to rescue Ukraine from Russia’s military grip has stalled, and turmoil inside Ukraine’s government may hand Russian President Vladimir Putin a victory in a conflict that Obama has said involves “the most basic principles of our international system.” Two years after the pro-western protests that...

    Latvian entrepreneur almost murdered in Ukraine
    Feb29

    Latvian entrepreneur almost murdered in Ukraine

    Businessman Andis Priednieks, who owns a woodworking company in Ukraine, was shot at, possibly due to his activities reporting corruption he faced there, reported Latvian Television (LTV) Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia
    Feb29

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The European Union is expected to hold discussions about whether Russia has fulfilled the Minsk agreement on Ukraine and there will not be an automatic extension of sanctions against Moscow, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia
    Feb29

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The European Union is expected to hold discussions about whether Russia has fulfilled the Minsk agreement on Ukraine and there will not be an automatic extension of sanctions against Moscow, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Life after Ukraine: the ‘invisible’ Russian fighters struggling to return to normal
    Feb29

    Life after Ukraine: the ‘invisible’ Russian fighters struggling to return to normal

    Volunteers say they’ve been left to cope with the physical and psychological scars without any state support. Meduza reportsRussian volunteers returning home after fighting alongside separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have not received any support from the state, despite many suffering from ongoing physical and psychological...

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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