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    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations
    May19

    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said it will charge Stalin and Lavrenti Beria over 70-year-old crimes, and is still investigating the mass starvation of 1932-33. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’
    May19

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko touted Ukraine’s deepening integration with the European Union and fielded questions about law and order, corruption, progress on reforms and his businesses on May 14 during his first news conference in 16 months. Speaking of the EU’s decision to waive visa requirements on May 11, the president said:...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest, Ukraine touts contest as great success
    May19

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest, Ukraine touts contest as great success

    KYIV – Portugal was the top vote-getter in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual festival traditionally watched by a television audience of an estimated 200 million people. Some 4 million people watched the contest’s grand final, breaking previous records, according to the official website of Eurovision 2017. Singer Salvador Sobral...

    Ukraine Mission hosts “Ukrainian Insights” exhibit at U.N.
    May19

    Ukraine Mission hosts “Ukrainian Insights” exhibit at U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS – The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations on May 16 officially opened an art exhibit, “Ukrainian Insights,” that featured works by contemporary artists from Ukraine: Victor Sydorenko, Oleg Tistol, Mykola Matsenko and Valentin Popov. The latest example of “cultural diplomacy” by the Permanent Mission, the exhibit aims...

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous
    May19

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous

    The Department of Justice investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia isn’t just a scandal about the president’s conduct. The investigation could quickly engulf those surrounding the president — including his next in line. The investigation is also about Michael Flynn’s conduct; that of campaign aides Roger...

    FIFA has three options to deal with Israeli settlement clubs. Only one is legitimate.
    May19

    FIFA has three options to deal with Israeli settlement clubs. Only one is legitimate.

    As it has in Crimea, South Africa and Yugoslavia, FIFA should follow its own rules and the UN, and insist on an end of settlement activities …read more Source: Middle East...

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017
    May19

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017

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

    Polish paratroopers training elite Ukrainian ‘cyborg’ troops
    May19

    Polish paratroopers training elite Ukrainian ‘cyborg’ troops

    Paratroopers from Poland’s 6th Airborne Brigade will participate in a US-led mission to train Ukrainian soldiers from the elite special-forces group known as “cyborgs”. …read more Source: Polskie...

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina
    May19

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina

    President Kenyatta, who was one of only two African leaders invited to the just concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, will again be joined by his Ethiopian counterpart PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Sicily, Italy/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, May 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among four African leaders who will be attending the G7 Summit in Italy next...

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels
    May19

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels

    A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s...