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    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest
    May14

    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

    Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history., Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music… music isn’t fireworks, music...

    Ukraine Receives $11 Million From EU for Public Administration Reform
    May14

    Ukraine Receives $11 Million From EU for Public Administration Reform

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine has received 10 million euros ($11 million) from the European Union as the first tranche within the EU program supporting the reform of the public administration in the country, the press service of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers said Saturday in a statement. “The European Union adopted the decision on payment of the...

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
    May14

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest narrowly beating Bulgaria and Moldova, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. The WINNER of the #ESC2017 is Portugal! CONGRATULATIONS Salvador Sobral!!! #CelebrateDiversity pic.twitter.com/uMvU4fFf9Z — Eurovision (@Eurovision) May 13, 2017 ​The...

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
    May14

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. This marks the first time Portugal has won the competition. …read more Source:...

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
    May14

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv

    As the glitz and glamour of Eurovision kicked off in Kyiv, people were being shelled to death in their own homes in eastern Ukraine. Authorities have blamed pro-Russia separatists for the attack. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Cancels Visit to Eurovision Due to Shelling of Avdiivka
    May14

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Cancels Visit to Eurovision Due to Shelling of Avdiivka

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Poroshenko said he had canceled his visit to the final of the 2017 Eurovision song contest set for May 13 because of the shelling of the town of Avdiivka in Donbas, resulting in casualties among civil population. Earlier in the day, Pavlo Zhebrivskyi, the governor of the Kiev-loyal Donetsk region administration, said that at...

    234 Years of Naval Glory, and Counting: Russian Black Sea Fleet Marks Birthday
    May13

    234 Years of Naval Glory, and Counting: Russian Black Sea Fleet Marks Birthday

    Following Crimea’s absorption into the Russian Empire in 1783, it quickly became apparent to Empress Catherine the Great that the peninsula on the Black Sea required a fleet to defend it. Ahtiar Bay, a sparsely populated area located in the southwest of the peninsula, was chosen to serve as the base for the fleet, and it was here that the...

    Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes
    May13

    Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

    A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday. Capitalising on spying tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency,...

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians
    May13

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians

    In an interview with Sputnik, Mikhail Pogrebinsky, head of the Kiev-based Center for Political and Conflict Resolution Studies, suggested that the numerous problems Ukrainians will face after entering the EU will lead to widespread disillusionment about their country’s visa-free regime with the EU. On Thursday, the EU Council approved the...

    Internship Opportunities in Kenya – Copywriter
    May12

    Internship Opportunities in Kenya – Copywriter

    Copywriter Internship The Genesis Technology Partners is one of the world’s leading digital media service providers, delivering an extensive portfolio of large, fast-growing digital projects in different continents. A global web and mobile enterprise, its reach is rooted across Russia, Ukraine, Asia and Africa through its subsidiary arms....

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