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    Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia
    May10

    Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia

    Lukashenka and Metropolitan Pavel. Photo: naviny.by Last month, the Pew Research Centre released its Global Restrictions on Religion report, which gauges barriers imposed by governments as well as social hostilities towards religious organisations. Out of the nearly 200 countries studied, Belarus ranked among the ‘high-risk’ group...

    Syria Likely to Dominate Tillerson-Lavrov Talks in Washington
    May10

    Syria Likely to Dominate Tillerson-Lavrov Talks in Washington

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcoming Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to the State Department Wednesday for talks expected to be dominated by the two countries’ differences over Syria and Ukraine. Later in the morning Lavrov will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House. This will be the first time Lavrov has...

    Two Turkish doctors accused in organ transplant scam among arrested in Ukraine
    May10

    Two Turkish doctors accused in organ transplant scam among arrested in Ukraine

    Two Turkish doctors were among arrested suspects for allegedly running an organ trafficking network in Ukraine and selling organs to Turkey and the Philippines, daily Habertürk reported on May 10 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Trump and Tillerson welcome Russia’s top diplomat
    May10

    Trump and Tillerson welcome Russia’s top diplomat

    When Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in Washington today for talks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson—and an Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump—the moment will hardly be ripe for diplomacy between Russia and the United States. Washington is in an uproar over Trump’s firing of FBI...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job on Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement. …read more Source: The...

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena To Continue In Crimea
    May10

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena To Continue In Crimea

    The trial of RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, is due to resume in the Crimean capital, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia Qualify For Eurovision Final
    May10

    Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia Qualify For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Moldova have made it through to the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine central bank says deputy takes temporary charge
    May10

    Ukraine central bank says deputy takes temporary charge

    Ukraine central bank says deputy takes temporary charge. …read more Source: Independent...

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition
    May10

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition

    43 participants represent 13 countries (USA, UK, Germany, France, Cyprus, Mexico, South Africa, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Artsakh). …read more Source:...