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    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President
    May17

    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Danish prime minister, will meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday with Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council to discuss handling of the challenges facing the EU, including the refugee crisis and the Russia/Ukraine conflict. Following the Copenhagen meeting, Rasmussen and Tusk will travel to Greenland to examine the...

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds
    May17

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds

    Ukrainian singer Jamala says she rejects criticism that her song 1944 took top prize at the Eurovision Song Contest for political rather than artistic reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’
    May17

    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’

    The winner of Europe’s immensely popular Eurovision Song Contest might have stoked tensions in Russia, but in her homeland she’s being lauded as a hero. …read more Source:...

    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean
    May17

    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean

    Russia will upgrade a radar station near Sevastopol in Crimea to detect potential missile launches from the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Sputnik News reported Tuesday, citing Izvestia newspaper. The development comes on the heels of a U.S. missile shield going operational in Romania — a move Moscow views as a threat to Russia’s...

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine
    May17

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine

    The artistic director of Russia’s official Red Army Choir, formed during the Soviet era, has voiced readiness to join the competition. But tensions remain high following this year’s unexpected win by Ukraine’s Jamala. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine
    May17

    Russia’s Red Army Choir hopes for 2017 Eurovision in Ukraine

    The artistic director of Russia’s official Red Army Choir, formed during the Soviet era, has voiced readiness to join the competition. But tensions remain high following this year’s unexpected win by Ukraine’s Jamala. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016
    May17

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016

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

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean… …read more Source:...

    Mideast conference on Israel-Palestine peace postponed: Francois Hollande
    May17

    Mideast conference on Israel-Palestine peace postponed: Francois Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande A conference on the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, due to be held on May 30 in Paris, has been postponed, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday. “(US Secretary of State) John Kerry cannot come on May 30 so it has been delayed. It will take place in the summer,” he told French...