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    Pres. Poroshenko to support re-opening of Tatar TV
    Apr02

    Pres. Poroshenko to support re-opening of Tatar TV

    The European Union considers the shutdown of the Crimean Tatar media a flagrant violation of the right to freedom of expression and calls for the restoration of ATR television programs broadcast. The Crimean people deserve easy access to media pluralism,” according to EU. The statement calls for respect for fundamental rights and freedoms...

    U.S. fighter jets to join exercises over Bulgaria
    Apr02

    U.S. fighter jets to join exercises over Bulgaria

    The deployment is part of the U.S. military’s Operation Atlantic Resolve, aimed at demonstrating its commitment to NATO allies in light of Russia’s policy toward Ukraine. Moscow sees such drills in eastern Europe as provocative acts. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine to buy cheaper Russian gas for next three months
    Apr02

    Ukraine to buy cheaper Russian gas for next three months

    Ukraine has signed an interim deal for cheaper supplies of gas from Russia for the next three months, providing a breathing space for both sides in their protracted wrangle over pricing, Ukrainian energy officials said on Thursday. Previous gas disputes between Ukraine and Russia have affected the European Union, where Gazprom covers a third of...

    Obama Doctrine: Legacy or fallacy?
    Apr02

    Obama Doctrine: Legacy or fallacy?

    In his speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to him in December 2009, President Barack Obama said: “I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations — that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend...

    At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka
    Apr02

    At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka

    At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean late on Wednesday, officials in the area said. Sixty-three of the 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok were rescued with the sea’s temperature near zero degrees Celsius, Viktor...

    Ukraine signs new three-month deal to buy Russian gas – energy ministry
    Apr02

    Ukraine signs new three-month deal to buy Russian gas – energy ministry

    Ukraine has signed a new agreement to buy Russian gas over the next three months at $248 per thousand cubic metres, the Ukrainian energy ministry said in a statement on Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian Trawler Sinks, Dozens Dead
    Apr02

    Russian Trawler Sinks, Dozens Dead

    At least 54 people are believed dead after a Russian trawler sank in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s far east Wednesday. Emergency officials say 63 of the 132 people aboard the ship were rescued after the Dalniy Vostok sank in icy waters near Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. More than a dozen people are still missing. The ship was...

    Ukraine Working to Stabilize Cease-fire, Merkel Says
    Apr02

    Ukraine Working to Stabilize Cease-fire, Merkel Says

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Ukraine “is determined” to reach a more stable cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels in the country’s restive east. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk appear after talks at the chancellery in Berlin, April 1, 2015. x German Chancellor...

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea
    Apr01

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea

    Crimea’s independent Tatar-language television station… …read more Source:...

    Russia pulls plug on Crimean Tatar TV sparking Ukraine outrage
    Apr01

    Russia pulls plug on Crimean Tatar TV sparking Ukraine outrage

    Russian authorities on April 1 shut down a television channel for Crimean Tatars, an ethnic group that opposed Moscow’s seizure of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine, despite an outcry from activists and the West. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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