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    Russia Suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis For ‘Extremist Activities’
    Apr18

    Russia Suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis For ‘Extremist Activities’

    The Russian Justice Ministry has suspended the Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body due to what it called “extremist activities,” a fresh escalation in Moscow’s crackdown against a group that has broadly opposed Russia’s forcible annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukraine court convicts two Russian servicemen of terrorism
    Apr18

    Ukraine court convicts two Russian servicemen of terrorism

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 18 (UPI) — Two Russian servicemen were sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison in Ukrainian court on charges relating to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    White House – Obama, Putin have 'intense' talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Apr18

    White House – Obama, Putin have 'intense' talk about Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had an “intense conversation” on Monday that covered Syria and Ukraine, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    White House: Obama, Putin have ‘intense’ talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Apr18

    White House: Obama, Putin have ‘intense’ talk about Syria, Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    [Ticker] Dutch FM briefed EU on Ukraine referendum
    Apr18

    [Ticker] Dutch FM briefed EU on Ukraine referendum

    Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders briefed EU colleagues in Brussels on Monday on the state of play after Dutch people voted against an EU-Ukraine treaty. EU foreign relations chief Mogherini said the Dutch parliament, to her knowledge, would be involved in the government’s response, but declined to give further details. …read more...

    Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar Battalion To Start Border Patrols
    Apr18

    Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar Battalion To Start Border Patrols

    Crimean Tatars have announced they are launching a battalion to help Ukrainian police patrol the region bordering annexed Crimea, Radio Free Europe has reported. Lenur Islyamov—the leader of the Asker activist group that cut off Crimea’s electric supply in 2015, in protest of Russia’s annexation and treatment of the native Muslim...

    Ukraine court sentences Russia soldiers to 14-years in prison
    Apr18

    Ukraine court sentences Russia soldiers to 14-years in prison

    A court in Ukraine has sentenced two Russian soldiers, captured in 2015, to 14 years in prison for crimes, including fighting in the conflict in the country’s troubled east. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine Hands 2 Russian ‘Servicemen’ 14-Year Prison Terms
    Apr18

    Ukraine Hands 2 Russian ‘Servicemen’ 14-Year Prison Terms

    Russia denies sending troops to rebel fighters in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Photo exhibition about Ukrainian refugees in Belarus opens in Gomel
    Apr18

    Photo exhibition about Ukrainian refugees in Belarus opens in Gomel

    For several months a reporter and a photographer have been meeting with Ukrainian citizens, who live in various parts of Gomel Oblast, to take photos and tell the story of nine families, who have fled their home country to find a new home in Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine sentences two alleged Russian soldiers
    Apr18

    Ukraine sentences two alleged Russian soldiers

    A court in Kiev found two Russian citizens guilty Monday of taking part in an “aggressive war” and committing a “terrorist act” on Ukrainian territory, sentencing each to 14 years in prison. Ukraine says the two men, Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Alexandrov, were serving in the Russian military. They were captured by Ukrainian forces last May...