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    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee – White House
    May13

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a call on Friday that the United States is prepared to move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry
    May13

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry has reached the finals with a song about the suffering of Crimean Tatars forcibly deported under Josef Stalin. But seen through the prism of Russian state media, the song has a very different meaning. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Indian, Ukrainian Companies Sign Major Defence Pact
    May13

    Indian, Ukrainian Companies Sign Major Defence Pact

    Reliance Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited – India’s largest private sector enterprise power utility and construction company, recently signed an agreement with three Ukrainian state-run firms – Ukroboronprom, Spetstechno Exports and Antonov – to manufacture a range of military products, such as transport...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Nordic States Determined To Maintain Sanctions After Obama White House Meeting
    May13

    Amid Russian Aggression, Nordic States Determined To Maintain Sanctions After Obama White House Meeting

    The leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden had one nation on their minds while attending a summit at the White House on Friday — Russia — and its airspace violations and aggressive posturing. While meeting with President Barack Obama, the leaders all agreed on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia following the illegal...

    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands
    May13

    Watch: Russian Strongmen Lift Soviet ‘Tank’ With Bare Hands

    “Quantity is quality,” Joseph Stalin is often quoted as telling his Soviet troops. In modern Russia a group of factory workers appear to have taken that maxim to the extreme as a video of a dozen of them lifting a Red Army tank with their bare hands has spread online. The video, taken in a factory in central Russia, near the city of...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown

    Britain warned it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo …read more Source: Al...

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)
    May13

    EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown (AFP)

    Kinshasa (AFP) – Britain warned Friday it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as police clashed with supporters of a key opposition leader accused of hiring foreign mercenaries. …read more Source: The West...

    Corruption: Nigeria, Ukraine want their money back
    May13

    Corruption: Nigeria, Ukraine want their money back

    Some of the world’s most corrupt nations have agreed to chase assets round the world and share more information. The accord is “weak”, but better than nothing, NGOs say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to inflame
    May13

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to inflame

    Entry risks stirring already tense relations with Russia …read more Source: Financial...

    The Dark History Behind Eurovision’s Ukraine Entry
    May13

    The Dark History Behind Eurovision’s Ukraine Entry

    The camp, pop-filled bonanza that is the Eurovision Song Contest took a turn toward the serious on Thursday night, when Ukrainian jazz singer Jamala’s performed her evocative “1944” during the contest semi-finals. Performing live to millions of viewers, the 32-year-old Jamala sang: “when strangers are coming, they come to your house, they...