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    2 Captured Russian Men Sentenced to Prison in Ukraine
    Apr18

    2 Captured Russian Men Sentenced to Prison in Ukraine

    The Russians, captured on a battlefield last year, had been accused of fighting in the separatist war in southeast Ukraine as active-duty Russian soldiers — a claim Moscow denies. …read more Source: The New York...

    Syria talks close to collapse after opposition’s pause
    Apr18

    Syria talks close to collapse after opposition’s pause

    Syrian peace talks came close to collapse on Monday, with the mainstream opposition announcing a pause in talks at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, although it agreed to keep its negotiating team in the city.The Western-backed opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) said in a letter to rebel fighters that government military...

    The Idea of Parajanov Museum in Armenia Belongs to Himself: Due to Whose efforts and How was it Built?
    Apr18

    The Idea of Parajanov Museum in Armenia Belongs to Himself: Due to Whose efforts and How was it Built?

    Sergei Parajanov managed to see the plastered rooms of the museum built for him, although the idea of having a museum in Armenia belonged to him. Museum named after Sargis Parajanyants (Parajanov) has been in Yerevan for 25 years, founded in the period fatal for our country—cold and dark years of revolution, without electricity, parallel to...

    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...

    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...

    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

    …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...