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    Ronaldo, Carvajal Continue Recovery Work before Champions League Final
    May11

    Ronaldo, Carvajal Continue Recovery Work before Champions League Final

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and defender Dani Carvajal continued on Thursday their respective recovery processes in preparation for the Champions League final against Liverpool on May 26 in Kiev. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    ‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’
    May11

    ‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’

    Speaking of Orthodoxy, I’ve been thinking about this column for a couple of weeks: Eastern Orthodox Christianity has done more to shape certain ex-Communist countries than communism. It also, some say, made their people relatively unhappy and anti-capitalist. This theory got a lot of play in 1990s Russia but has now resurfaced in a fresh...

    Eurovision 2018: All finalists known
    May11

    Eurovision 2018: All finalists known

    The second Semi-Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest has come to an end and ten more countries have qualified for Saturday’s Grand Final. The following ten countries have qualified for the Grand Final (in order of announcement): Serbia: Nova Deca by Sanja Ilić & Balkanika Moldova: My Lucky Day by DoReDoS Hungary: Viszlát Nyár by...

    Bilateral cooperation in focus of president’s visit to Ukraine
    May11

    Bilateral cooperation in focus of president’s visit to Ukraine

    President Borut Pahor will visit Ukraine on Friday in what his office has labelled an opportunity to continue the political dialogue and intensify political and economic ties. …read more Source:...

    Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia
    May10

    Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia

    Christopher Lambert, right, portraying a German Nazi officer in “Sobibor.” (Courtesy of Rosiya Segondiya) (JTA) — A decade ago, relatively few people in Russia even knew about the existence of Sobibor, the smallest-scale facility of the six killing centers that the Nazis built in occupied Poland. This relative obscurity persisted for decades in...

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified
    May10

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified

    A Russian major general now believed to be helping lead his country’s missile and artillery efforts in Syria was behind the indiscriminate shelling in January 2015 of a Ukrainian town … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified
    May10

    Russians behind the killing of 29 civilians in Ukraine identified

    A Russian major general now believed to be helping lead his country’s missile and artillery efforts in Syria was behind the indiscriminate shelling in January 2015 of a Ukrainian town … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Estonia gets creative about integrating local Russian-speakers
    May10

    Estonia gets creative about integrating local Russian-speakers

    THE grey Stalinist blocks, potholed roads and intimidating communist-era plazas hardly suggest a hipster hotspot. But Narva, an Estonian town on Russia’s border, is suddenly all the rage. “Within the last six months Narva has become hip in Estonia. Everyone wants to go there,” says Helen Sildna, who runs Tallinn Music Week and who is going...

    Donbass review – freakish fake-news kaleidoscope of Ukrainian civil war
    May10

    Donbass review – freakish fake-news kaleidoscope of Ukrainian civil war

    Filled with the violence and Orwellian unreality ruling eastern Ukraine, Sergei Loznitsa’s feverish procession of scenes is handled with steely control “What was that flying circus all about?” says one of the many dead-eyed, cynical functionaries in Sergei Loznitsa’s macabre new social-realist portmanteau movie about the civil war in...

    Sergey Lavrov: Ukraine gas transit route cannot be ‘politically imposed’
    May10

    Sergey Lavrov: Ukraine gas transit route cannot be ‘politically imposed’

    A Russian decision to continue gas transit to the European Union via Ukraine after the construction of Nord Stream 2 needs to make economic sense and not be politically motivated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday. “We don’t mind continuing with a certain amount of transit going through Ukraine — it just has to be...