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    A group of Armenians assault Azerbaijanis, leaving 6 wounded
    May16

    A group of Armenians assault Azerbaijanis, leaving 6 wounded

    The incident happened in Lvov city of Ukraine around 16:00 local time. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine celebrates Eurovision victory, Russia grouses
    May16

    Ukraine celebrates Eurovision victory, Russia grouses

    Ed AdamczykSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 16 (UPI) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine were stoked by the victory of a Ukrainian singer in the annual Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: United Press...

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh, Syria and Ukraine
    May16

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh, Syria and Ukraine

    It is expected that Lavrov and Kerry, together with the French Foreign Minister, will attend the possible meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision’s Music Drowns Out Politics
    May16

    Eurovision’s Music Drowns Out Politics

    Ukraine won the contest with a political entry. Voters didn’t seem to mind. …read more Source:...

    Russians Aren’t Happy About Losing Eurovision, But They Weren’t Happy Before, Either
    May16

    Russians Aren’t Happy About Losing Eurovision, But They Weren’t Happy Before, Either

    Image shared widely online featuring the “Putin Rides” meme mixed with Sergei Lazarev’s performance. Russia’s narrow defeat this weekend in the 2016 Eurovision music contest wasn’t the only tension in a competition full of lights, pyrotechnics, and nationalism. Even before the Ukrainian artist Jamala won with a song titled...

    Hopeless Hilda ensures Eurovision drama continues
    May16

    Hopeless Hilda ensures Eurovision drama continues

    It’s hard to know what’s worse about Hilda Heick’s admission that she cocked up her voting slip as a member of Denmark’s Eurovision Song Contest jury on Saturday night. Getting her choices in the wrong order so her favourite song received the fewest points is pretty diabolical, but actually designating the eventual winner...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed after Failed Peace Talks
    May16

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed after Failed Peace Talks

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed in a fresh upsurge of fighting with pro-Russian ‘separatists’ after high-profile peace talks failed to bring any results, the Kiev military said on Monday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Construction of TAP Gas Pipeline to Start Tuesday
    May16

    Construction of TAP Gas Pipeline to Start Tuesday

    Europe will launch on Tuesday the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a project key to the diversification of gas supply sources and routes on the continent. The project’s main objective is to improve security of supply by decreasing EU’s dependence on imports of Russian gas via Ukraine and linking consumers directly to...

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?
    May16

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?

    Justin T. Johnson Security, The defense authorization bill is the best chance Congress has to stop the downward spiral that our military faces This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017. Much of the debate and media coverage will revolve around a handful of controversial...

    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage
    May16

    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage

    In many respects, Jamala’s politically charged victory at this year’s Eurovision song contest on May 14 bodes ill for the future of the event. Since its inauguration in 1956, the competition has earne …read more Source: Big News...