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    How a European song contest offers a glimpse of the Russian psyche
    May12

    How a European song contest offers a glimpse of the Russian psyche

    Eurovision 2017 has become yet another stage for the tensions between Russia and Ukraine. But Russia’s abstention from this year’s edition actually highlights how much the competition – and engagement with Western culture – matters to the Russian public. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    NHS under attack from hackers
    May12

    NHS under attack from hackers

    LONDON — The U.K.’s National Health Service was on Friday hit by a large-scale cyber attack, a spokesperson for the NHS confirmed. Some of the U.K.’s biggest hospitals and medical practices were hit by the hack on the NHS IT system, forcing vital services to be shut down. NHS Digital said in a statement that...

    ‘Have you noticed that Eurovision is very popular with gay people?’
    May12

    ‘Have you noticed that Eurovision is very popular with gay people?’

    For once, music and fun takes pride of place ahead of politics in Ukraine …read more Source: The Irish...

    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.
    May12

    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.

    Yesterday, on the same day- I had meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the FM of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin.#LetsMakePeace! pic.twitter.com/SPiIrJqI6G — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 11, 2017 Last night, President Trump tweeted something kind of strange — a photo of him with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, pasted...

    Hi-Tech Park, Microsoft choose best Belarusian startups
    May12

    Hi-Tech Park, Microsoft choose best Belarusian startups

    Each team had three minutes to present their project and two minutes to answers questions from the judges and the audience. Three winners were named. The Scrawless team won the first place and will go to the Imagine Cup 2017 semifinals in Kiev where it will compete with the best teams in the Commonwealth of Independent States. …read more...

    AGERPRES documentary “The Land between the Waters,” acclaimed at Romanian Film Evenings
    May12

    AGERPRES documentary “The Land between the Waters,” acclaimed at Romanian Film Evenings

    The documentary “The Land between the Waters, the People of the Danube Delta,” an AGERPRES Video production on the Danube Delta, recounting life stories of locals – Lippovans, Ukrainians or Greeks, was presented on Friday within the Serile Filmului Romanesc – SFR (Romanian Film Evenings) festival in Iasi. …read more...

    Eurovision Song Contest: Who are the past winners?
    May12

    Eurovision Song Contest: Who are the past winners?

    The Week looks back at the last ten years of the competition One-Minute Read Friday, May 12, 2017 – 4:14pm On Saturday night, delegations from across Europe will arrive in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev for a night of glam and glitter at the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. See related …read more Source: The...

    The world’s third most active internet ad clickers live in Latvia
    May12

    The world’s third most active internet ad clickers live in Latvia

    Latvia’s internet users actively click on advertisements. Activity is higher only in Ukraine and Turkey, according to results of a study of Gemius. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia
    May12

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia

    A simple question that deserves a real answer. Donald Trump’s admission that he had the Russia investigation on his mind when he fired FBI Director James Comey has, naturally, attracted the lion’s share of attention out of Thursday night’s interview with NBC News’s Lester Holt. But he made another telling admission in...

    Mogherini: Military solution not answer to Ukrainian, Syrian conflicts
    May12

    Mogherini: Military solution not answer to Ukrainian, Syrian conflicts

    Political will is needed to solve the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini told BNS in an interview. …read more Source:...