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    EU prolongs sanctions against Russia
    Mar13

    EU prolongs sanctions against Russia

    On 13 March 2017, the Council prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months until 15 September. The measures consist of asset freezes and a travel bans. The assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the sanctions...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Muguruza rallies to beat US teen, Pliskova advances
    Mar13

    Muguruza rallies to beat US teen, Pliskova advances

    French Open champion Garbine Muguruza survived a fierce challenge from US teenager Kayla Day on Sunday to reach the fourth round of the WTA Indian Wells hard court tournament. The seventh-seeded Spaniard had to dig in to subdue the hard-hitting Californian 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 and set up a meeting with 10th seeded Ukrainian Elina Svitolina. Day, last...

    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...