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    U.N. report on Crimea details  grave human rights violations
    Sep29

    U.N. report on Crimea details grave human rights violations

    GENEVA – The human rights situation in Crimea has significantly deteriorated under Russian occupation, says a United Nations report that details how residents there were affected when Ukrainian laws were substituted by those of Russia and Russian citizenship was imposed on tens of thousands of the peninsula’s residents. “Grave human rights...

    Crimean Tatar leader convicted of ‘separatism’ will not seek clemency
    Sep29

    Crimean Tatar leader convicted of ‘separatism’ will not seek clemency

    Ilmi Umerov, who was sentenced to jail for comments about Russia’s annexation, says he will not ask for mercy despite illnessesA Crimean Tatar leader sentenced to two years in jail for opposing Russian rule in the annexed territory has said he will not appeal to the Kremlin for mercy, despite illnesses that mean his life could be at risk in...

    Thirteenth world meeting of Bulgarian media due in October in Moldova
    Sep29

    Thirteenth world meeting of Bulgarian media due in October in Moldova

    From 4 to 8 October the Moldovan capital Chisinau is hosting the 13th world meeting of the Bulgarian media. The forum is organized again by the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) and the Association of Bulgarian Media in the world. Moldova has been selected as a venue, because the region of Bessarabia is the home of the largest and most compact...

    Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)
    Sep29

    Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court has frozen four rail assets of billionaire Igor Kolomoyskiy in a long-running corruption case that led to the state’s eventual takeover of Ukraine’s largest private bank. …read more Source: The West...

    Sep29

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, which brought down the czars and paved the way for the Soviet Union. Fifteen states broke off from that country in 1991, but Russia remains an undeniable political and economic powerhouse in the region. Its influence spills beyond its frontiers — and it has plenty of those. Russia...

    SS death squad soldiers, tracked down by Nazi hunter, face national TV audience
    Sep29

    SS death squad soldiers, tracked down by Nazi hunter, face national TV audience

    Einsatzgruppen members killing Jews in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo12/UIG via Getty Images) BERLIN (JTA) — A German television channel broadcast interviews with two alleged members of World War II Nazi death squads located with help from a Nazi hunter based in Israel. Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem went public with the names...

    Russia left troops in Belarus after wargames – Ukraine

    MELITOPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russia has left troops behind after staging war games in Belarus despite promising not to, Ukraine’s Commander in Chief Viktor Muzhenko told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Borderlands: Life with Russia as a neighbor
    Sep29

    Borderlands: Life with Russia as a neighbor

    Tracing the influence of Russia on 8 countries on its western edge. …read more Source: POLITICO – Europe...

    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister
    Sep29

    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister

    Stepan Poltorak, the Ukrainian Defence Minister, has told journalists in that country that he had discussions with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan to become involved in building a Ukrainian ammunition plant. “It was very important to create joint production of equipment and equipment both in Canada and in Ukraine,” Poltorak explained. “We would...

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option
    Sep29

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option

    Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin …read more Source:...