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    In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian
    May23

    In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian

    The measure was passed a week after Ukraine blocked Russia's most popular social media networks. Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language.The measure was...

    Volunteerism creating a stronger people power in Kazakhstan
    May23

    Volunteerism creating a stronger people power in Kazakhstan

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. What is the richness of a nation? – Its people. It couldn’t be truer for Kazakhstan where this saying resonates loud and clear. People the world over volunteer to give back to society. The one billion and counting volunteers work to commit their time and...

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey
    May23

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey

    By Denise FeldnerLimiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend. The issue of academic freedom is making international headlines again. Unfortunately, the news is far from positive. Especially surprising is that it has reared its ugly head in several Western and...

    Sladkaya Strana confectionery expanding into markets of Russia, Ukraine
    May23

    Sladkaya Strana confectionery expanding into markets of Russia, Ukraine

    The production of biscuits under the Sladkaya Strana trademark was launched in 2014, making the annual output of 103 tonnes. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: UK police arrest man in Manchester
    May23

    The Latest: UK police arrest man in Manchester

    Condemning the bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester, England, Gentiloni told reporters Tuesday in Rome that the summit on Friday and Saturday provides the opportunity to insist that “the cowardliness that snuffs out the lives of young people won’t get the better of our freedom.” July McKenzie, who was shopping when the...

    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian (AFP)
    May23

    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: The West...

    BC-NJ–Hacked News Releases-Security Fraud, DISREGARD
    May23

    BC-NJ–Hacked News Releases-Security Fraud, DISREGARD

    A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 30 months in prison for his role in what prosecutors say was the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Morning Vertical, May 23, 2017
    May23

    The Morning Vertical, May 23, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Russia’s Putin calls Manchester attack inhuman
    May23

    The Latest: Russia’s Putin calls Manchester attack inhuman

    In Tuesday’s telegram to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Putin offered condolences over what he called a “cynical, inhuman crime” and wishes for a quick recovery of all those hurt. Putin reaffirmed Russia’s readiness to “expand anti-terror cooperation with British partners, both on bilateral level and within the...

    Ukrainian Hacker Sentenced to Jail in US for Role in Massive Fraud Scheme
    May23

    Ukrainian Hacker Sentenced to Jail in US for Role in Massive Fraud Scheme

    NEW YORK (Sputnik) — Ukrainian citizen Vadym Iermolovych was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme, US Department of Justice announced in a press release Monday. “A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his role in an international scheme to hack...