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    Ukraine Commemorates Crimean Tatars’ Deportation
    May18

    Ukraine Commemorates Crimean Tatars’ Deportation

    Ukraine is commemorating on May 18 the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought
    May18

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought

    Human rights groups have received thousands of reports of ill treatment from both the pro-Russian and Ukrainian sides in the ongoing conflict. Representatives are due to meet in Minsk for the first time in weeks. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Commission spares Spain and Portugal on deficit, for now
    May18

    Commission spares Spain and Portugal on deficit, for now

    The European Commission has delayed its decision on potentially fining Spain and Portugal for exceeding the EU’s budget deficit limit of 3 percent of GDP. The college of commissioners on Wednesday said it is recommending to “the Council to recommend a durable correction of the excessive deficit in 2016 and 2017 respectively, by taking the...

    Polish Ambassador: Armenia is an ancient Christian country with European mentality and quite good prospects for European integration
    May18

    Polish Ambassador: Armenia is an ancient Christian country with European mentality and quite good prospects for European integration

    Mr. Ambassador, what do you think of the current level of the trade and economic relations of Armenia and Poland, considering that despite the upward tendency of the two countries’ trade turnover for 2015, Poland is no longer in the list of the countries wherefrom Armenia receives net direct foreign investments? The commodity turnover...

    Ukraine’s trilateral contact group in session in Minsk
    May18

    Ukraine’s trilateral contact group in session in Minsk

    The previous meeting of the representatives of OSCE, Ukraine and Russia took place in the Belarusian capital on 29 April. …read more Source:...

    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win
    May18

    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win

    The parents of Jamala, the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, said their daughter’s victory has unified Crimean Tatars. The Ukrainian performer won the competition with her song 1944, about the deportation of 240,000 Crimean Tatars by Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Jamala’s father said old ladies had been praying for his...

    “Bad times for East-West diplomacy”
    May18

    “Bad times for East-West diplomacy”

    On this week’s Conflict Zone, Vladimir Chizhov, Russian ambassador to the EU, discusses the crisis in Ukraine, U.S. missile defense and NATO expansion. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought
    May18

    Ukraine conflict: more cases of trafficking and torture than previously thought

    Human rights groups have received thousands of reports of ill treatment from both the pro-Russian and Ukrainian sides in the ongoing conflict. Representatives are due to meet in Minsk for the first time in weeks. …read more Source:...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine.U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says she met with Russian presidential adviser Vladislav Surkov to discuss the implementation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...