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    Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev
    May09

    Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Several thousand people are taking part in the Immortal Regiment commemorative march in Kiev. Ukrainian radicals have announced their intention to derail the campaign. Several dozen Ukrainian nationalists gathered near memorial and were asked by the participants of the Immortal Regiment march to not disturb the laying of the...

    ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Turkey Attended by Over 300 People
    May07

    ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Turkey Attended by Over 300 People

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — Citizens of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and other former Soviet republics took part in the event. They, in particular, laid flowers to the monument of the Russian soldiers, who died in captivity during 1877-1878 Russian-Turkish war. “Today, the “Immortal Regiment” march took place on the Island of...

    Hundreds Attend ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Lebanese Capital
    May07

    Hundreds Attend ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Lebanese Capital

    BEIRUT (Sputnik) — The event was organized by the Russian Embassy and the Russian Cultural Center. Representatives of the Russian diaspora, citizens of Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Lebanon took part in the action. “Since April we have recorded 220 veterans, people came with photos of their heroes. We can say that 30% of the...

    Accredited Russian Journalists Who Visited Crimea to Be Denied Entry to Ukraine
    May07

    Accredited Russian Journalists Who Visited Crimea to Be Denied Entry to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian journalists who had visited post-referendum Crimea will not be allowed to enter Ukraine even if they are accredited for the Eurovision Song Contest, Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said Sunday. Earlier in the day, a photojournalist working for the Rossiya Segodnya...

    Rossiya Segodnya Reporter Accredited for Eurovision Denied Entry to Ukraine
    May06

    Rossiya Segodnya Reporter Accredited for Eurovision Denied Entry to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ramil Sitdikov, a photo reporter of the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency who had been accredited for the Eurovision Song Contest was denied entry to Ukraine. “At the border they took his documents, went somewhere and in about an hour brought a decision to refuse entry,” Alexander Shtol, Director of the Joint...

    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’
    May06

    Germany, EU ‘Enabling Ukraine to Refrain From Implementing Minsk Agreements’

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The German chancellor paid an official visit to Kiev in late January followed by a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in late March in Malta, where Merkel stressed Ukraine’s importance for Europe. During the early April phone conversation between Merkel, Poroshenko, and French President Francois...

    Germans Break Ukraine Blockade to Bring Humanitarian Aid for People of Donbass
    May05

    Germans Break Ukraine Blockade to Bring Humanitarian Aid for People of Donbass

    A German charity has responded to Kiev’s blockade of Donbass by sending a truck of hospital equipment there, Sputnik Deutschland reports. The charity is called “Zukunft Donbass” (Future Donbass) and is based in the state of Thuringia. The German activists have been supporting the people of Donbass for over a year and felt moved to send aid...

    Ukraine to Challenge Interpol Decision to End Hunt for Ousted President
    May04

    Ukraine to Challenge Interpol Decision to End Hunt for Ousted President

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian chief prosecutor’s office said Wednesday it would challenge a decision by Interpol to remove ousted President Viktor Yanukovych from its wanted list. The announcement was made hours after Yanukovych’s lawyer Yuri Kirasir published a letter by the international police organization confirming the end of...

    Syrian Orphans to Make New Friends in Russia’s Children Recreation Center Artek
    May03

    Syrian Orphans to Make New Friends in Russia’s Children Recreation Center Artek

    BEIRUT (Sputnik) — Pupils of a boarding school for children of deceased Syrian soldiers will visit Russia and stay in Artek, an international children center in Crimea, at the invitation of the all-Russian organization of veterans “Boyevoye Bratstvo” (Military Brotherhood), Dmitry Sablin, the member of the lower house of Russia’s...

    Interpol Confirms Removing Ukrainian Ex-Leader Yanukovych From Wanted List
    May03

    Interpol Confirms Removing Ukrainian Ex-Leader Yanukovych From Wanted List

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Kirasir published scans of an Interpol letter stating that a red notice, which is equivalent to an international arrest warrant, is absent against Yanukovych. “Interpol has thus confirmed the fact that criminal proceedings against Viktor Yanukovych [by Ukraine] are politically motivated,” the lawyer said on Facebook. The letter...

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