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    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos

    When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming …read more Source: The New...

    Vladmir Putin: US challenges Kremlin with new Russian TV channel
    Feb28

    Vladmir Putin: US challenges Kremlin with new Russian TV channel

    Nearly three decades after it helped topple communist totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is challenging Moscow again, this time with a new 24-hour TV news channel in Russian. Nearly three decades after it helped topple communist totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, US-funded Radio Free...

    France’s Disillusioned Farmers Turn to Le Pen
    Feb28

    France’s Disillusioned Farmers Turn to Le Pen

    France’s presidential contenders will this week make mandatory campaign stops at the annual Paris farm fair as polls show farmers increasingly tempted by the far-right’s Marine Le Pen when they even bother to vote at all. Though only a fraction of the population still works in the farm sector, voters remain attached to the...

    Kim Jong Un: UN slams North Korea over ‘provocative’ sanctions evasion
    Feb28

    Kim Jong Un: UN slams North Korea over ‘provocative’ sanctions evasion

    Backed by China, the UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned North Korea for its "irresponsible and provocative" attempts to evade sanctions. Backed by China, the UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned North Korea for its “irresponsible and provocative” attempts to evade sanctions.The council agreed...

    Russians Mark Anniversary of Opposition Leader’s Murder
    Feb28

    Russians Mark Anniversary of Opposition Leader’s Murder

    The second anniversary of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s murder was marked Monday in Moscow. U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft read a message on the bridge where Nemtsov was assassinated, just meters from the Kremlin. “We are here today to honor his memory, the values for which he stood, and to express our hope for the...

    Russians Mark Anniversary of Opposition Leader’s Murder
    Feb28

    Russians Mark Anniversary of Opposition Leader’s Murder

    The second anniversary of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s murder was marked Monday in Moscow. U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft read a message on the bridge where Nemtsov was assassinated, just meters from the Kremlin. “We are here today to honor his memory, the values for which he stood, and to express our hope for the...

    Amazon and Netflix had historic Oscar wins — and it shows the huge difference in their movie strategies (NFLX, AMZN)
    Feb27

    Amazon and Netflix had historic Oscar wins — and it shows the huge difference in their movie strategies (NFLX, AMZN)

    Amazon and Netflix scored big wins for streaming video, but the categories they won in underscored the difference in their movie strategies. Netflix and Amazon both scored Oscar wins on Sunday, marking the first time any streaming service has triumphed at the Academy Awards. But the awards that each won underscore the huge difference in how...

    Russian Opposition Struggles 2 Years after Nemtsov Killing
    Feb27

    Russian Opposition Struggles 2 Years after Nemtsov Killing

    Two years after he was killed near the Kremlin, Boris Nemtsov can still attract crowds of supporters. But his death left in tatters Russia’s opposition movement, which is struggling with infighting and seems unable to rally behind one unifying figure. In the largest Russian opposition protest in months, thousands marched Sunday across...

    Amazon and Netflix had historic Oscar wins — and it shows the huge difference in their movie strategy (NFLX, AMZN)
    Feb27

    Amazon and Netflix had historic Oscar wins — and it shows the huge difference in their movie strategy (NFLX, AMZN)

    Amazon and Netflix scored big wins for streaming video, but the categories they won in underscored the difference in their movie strategies. Netflix and Amazon both scored Oscar wins on Sunday, marking the first time any streaming service has triumphed at the Academy Awards. But the awards that each won underscore the huge difference in how...

    Georgia: Country wins visa-free EU travel for citizens
    Feb27

    Georgia: Country wins visa-free EU travel for citizens

    Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free for 90 days in the EU during any 180-day period. European Union member states on Monday approved visa-free travel for Georgia, after agreeing safeguards to prevent any upsurge in arrivals from the former Soviet satellite.Georgia, along with much larger Ukraine, has been urging the EU to grant...

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