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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...

    F-22 fighter jet deployment to Europe packs military punch
    Aug25

    F-22 fighter jet deployment to Europe packs military punch

    The planned deployment of advanced F-22 fighter jets to Europe sends a clear signal to Russia and Eastern Europe of Washington’s concern about the situation in Ukraine. But the move is also significant militarily. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia jails prominent Ukrainian filmmaker who opposed annexation of Crimea
    Aug25

    Russia jails prominent Ukrainian filmmaker who opposed annexation of Crimea

    A PROMINENT Ukrainian filmmaker who has the backing of Hollywood directors has been jailed by a court in Russia for 20 years, in what critics are calling a politically motivated show trial. …read more Source:...

    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...

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