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    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials
    Mar13

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials

    A deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been summoned to the Russian-run Center for Combating Extremism in Ukraine’s Russia-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO
    Mar13

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The head of NATO threw down the gauntlet Monday, saying he expects all members to increase what they spend on their...

    Romania’s Eurovision representatives will promote their song in three European cities
    Mar13

    Romania’s Eurovision representatives will promote their song in three European cities

    Romanian singers Ilinca and Alex Florea, the two artists who won the national selection and will represent Romania at the 2017 Eurovision music competition in Kyiv, will promote their song Yodel It in three European cities this spring. On April 2, Ilinca and Alex Florea will play their song at the London Eurovision Party, which will be The post...

    Russia strikes provocative note for Eurovision in Ukraine
    Mar13

    Russia strikes provocative note for Eurovision in Ukraine

    Moscow ends speculation about Kiev song contest boycott, naming Yuliya Samoylova who sang in Crimea after annexationRussia has announced its musical entry for the Eurovision song contest, ending speculation that it might boycott the competition, which this year is being held in Ukraine.State TV announced on Sunday that Yuliya Samoylova, who uses...

    [Ticker] EU extends life of Russia blacklist
    Mar13

    [Ticker] EU extends life of Russia blacklist

    EU states have rolled over visa bans and asset freezes on 150 Russians and Ukrainians and 37 entities deemed responsible for the war in east Ukraine. “The assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the sanctions regime,” they said Monday. The measures are to last until 15 September. Economic sanctions and a ban on doing...

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic
    Mar13

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic

    The chief doctor at a psychiatric clinic in Ukraine is in custody following the death of seven patients, allegedly due to inadequate heating, which caused pneumonia. She is also alleged to have embezzled funds allocated to pay the hospital’s heating bills. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends sanctions over Ukraine crisis for 6 months
    Mar13

    EU extends sanctions over Ukraine crisis for 6 months

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Union on Monday, March 13, prolonged by another 6 months sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals over their role in the Ukraine crisis. The asset freezes and travel bans were first introduced in early 2014 as the crisis deepened into outright war between pro-Russian rebels and … …read more...

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv

    The Kyiv headquarters of Russia’s state-owned Sberbank has suspended operations in the midst of protests by anti-Kremlin demonstrators who blocked the entrance and windows of the building with concrete blocks on March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016
    Mar13

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016

    Defense spending by European NATO states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said on Monday, but still remained below the threshold the new U.S. President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve. Trump made NATO states in Europe nervous when he criticized the alliance as “obsolete” during...

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis
    Mar13

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS – The European Union has prolonged for six months until Sept. 15 a blacklist of Russian and Crimean individuals and firms accused of undermining Ukraine’s integrity and independence, an EU statement said on Monday. “The assessment of… …read more Source:...