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Section: The Daily Star (Lebanon)

    Crimean Tatars mark Stalin deportations despite Russia ban
    May18

    Crimean Tatars mark Stalin deportations despite Russia ban

    Defying a Russian ban, hundreds of Crimean Tatars Wednesday commemorated the Stalin-era deportation of their relatives from the Black Sea peninsula 72 years ago. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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

    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 Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May15

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    Russian lawmakers Sunday lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine jails reporter who campaigned against army draft
    May12

    Ukraine jails reporter who campaigned against army draft

    A Ukrainian court on Thursday jailed for 3.5 years a reporter who campaigned to allow conscientious objectors not to fight pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor
    May12

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor

    Ukrainian lawmakers paved the way Thursday for a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to become the new General Prosecutor, a position seen by the West as crucial to tackling entrenched corruption …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum
    May11

    Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

    Ukraine has recovered 17 paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens and Tintoretto, stolen by armed robbers from the Castelvecchio museum in Verona last year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin says Crimea now free of reliance on Kiev for its power
    May11

    Putin says Crimea now free of reliance on Kiev for its power

    Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw the launch of a fourth and final line supplying electricity from Russia to Crimea Wednesday, saying the project had broken an energy blockage he accused Kiev of imposing on the peninsula …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels
    May11

    Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels

    Ukrainian and foreign reporters Wednesday lashed out at pro-Kiev hackers who revealed details of thousands of journalists who were accredited with the self-declared authorities of the separatist east in order to cover the war …read more Source: The Daily...

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