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    Russia jails Ukrainian filmmaker
    Aug25

    Russia jails Ukrainian filmmaker

    A Russian court sentenced Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison on Tuesday on charges of plotting terrorist attacks in Crimea — prompting an outcry from fellow filmmakers and human rights organizations. Sentsov gave up filmmaking to help coordinate support for Ukrainian servicemen trapped in their military base when Russian...

    Oleg Sentsov sings Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in Russian penal colony – video
    Aug25

    Oleg Sentsov sings Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in Russian penal colony – video

    Film director Oleg Sentsov sings the Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in a high-security penal colony by a Russian military court for ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea. Along with a second defendant, Alexander Kolchenko who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Sentsov laughs in derision when the sentencing was...

    Deputy PM Kuneva to Discuss Bulgaria’s Bid to Join Schengen on Finland Visit
    Aug25

    Deputy PM Kuneva to Discuss Bulgaria’s Bid to Join Schengen on Finland Visit

    Bulgaria’s bid to join the EU’s Schengen borderless area and the increasing migratory pressure on Europe will be in the focus of a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Finland’s Foreign Minister Timo Soini, the government in Sofia said on Tuesday. Kuneva, who is in charge of European policies coordination and...

    UN giving chickens to small farms in Ukraine
    Aug25

    UN giving chickens to small farms in Ukraine

    Agriculture sector in Donetsk and Luhansk has been hard hit by conflict …read more Source: The Prague...

    Minister Schetyna: there is ‘no alternative’ for Ukraine talks format
    Aug25

    Minister Schetyna: there is ‘no alternative’ for Ukraine talks format

    Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna assessed that the statements made by President Andrzej Duda about the format of talks on the Ukraine crisis are “unfortunate and awkward”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Russian Court Jails Ukrainian Film Director
    Aug25

    Russian Court Jails Ukrainian Film Director

    The 39-year-old Crimean native, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year, is jailed for 20 years. …read more Source: Sky...

    ‘A court of occupiers cannot be just’: Ukrainian director’s courtroom speech
    Aug25

    ‘A court of occupiers cannot be just’: Ukrainian director’s courtroom speech

    Oleg Sentsov has been sentenced to 20 years on terrorism charges by a Russian court. Here’s the full text his rousing speech from the dock A Russian court has sentenced Crimean film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in jail, after a trial that has been criticised by observers as farcical.The prosecutution accused Sentsov of organising a...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison

    A Russian court has sentenced Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison. The Crimean native was convicted on terrorism charges which rights group dismiss as Moscow’s revenge for Sentsov’s pro-Ukraine stance. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. …read more Source:...

    Election 2015. Jacques Faure to head OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission
    Aug25

    Election 2015. Jacques Faure to head OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission

    Jacques Faure served as the ambassador of France to Ukraine and a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group mediating the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The diplomat will meet with Belarusian journalists in Minsk on 26 August. On the same day, he will hold a meeting with Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina....

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