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    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    US says the bridge opening was an attempt to solidify Moscow’s “unlawful seizure” of Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Daily...

    Senior official Ciamba reaffirms Romania’s commitment to supporting efforts to strengthen OSCE role
    May16

    Senior official Ciamba reaffirms Romania’s commitment to supporting efforts to strengthen OSCE role

    Secretary of State with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) George Ciamba on Tuesday welcomed ambassador Marcel Pesko, Director of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Center, to reconfirm Romania's decision to remain an active OSCE member. According to a MAE press statement, the two...

    Conscience Convoy delegation meets Ukrainian patriarch
    May16

    Conscience Convoy delegation meets Ukrainian patriarch

    Head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church pledges support to all-women convoy’s projects during Kiev visit …read more Source: Anadolu...

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman
    May16

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman

    A U.S. judge has refused to dismiss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on the grounds that it has nothing to do with alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL
    May16

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL

    In his January 29, 2002, State of the Union address, President George W. Bush inaugurated the phrase “Axis of Evil.” He described the regimes of Iran Ayatollahs, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as such. Bush stated that, “…Our second goal is to prevent regimes that sponsor terror from threatening America or our friends and allies...

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May16

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre right, drives a truck to officially open the much-anticipated bridge linking Russia and the Crimean peninsula, during the opening ceremony near in Kerch, Crimea, Tuesday, May 15. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)Moscow (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a large construction truck Tuesday to...

    Putin Inaugurates 19-Kilometer Bridge Connecting Crimea, Russian Mainland
    May16

    Putin Inaugurates 19-Kilometer Bridge Connecting Crimea, Russian Mainland

    Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurated on Tuesday a 19-kilometer-long (12-mile) bridge linking the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia four years ago, to mainland Russia over the Kerch Strait. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (centre) giving a speech during the opening ceremony of the road-and-rail Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait.(AFP pic) KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck...

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist
    May16

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist

    Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism from the top trans-Atlantic security and rights group. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, said the raids of the Kyiv...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck across it to the peninsula. Putin dressed in jeans and a casual jacket was shown by Russian state television behind the wheel of a construction truck to...