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    Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day
    May02

    Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day

    A protester is taken away on a stretcher after being injured during clashes with anti-riot police at a May Day rally in Bakirkoy, a district of Istanbul. — AFP photo PARIS: French and Turkish police fired tear gas at protesters as tensions erupted in both countries during May Day rallies yesterday, while thousands marched across the globe for the...

    ‘Holy Fire,’ fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
    May02

    ‘Holy Fire,’ fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

    With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter in March, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern Orthodox churches...

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses
    May02

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies have asked a U.N. arbitrator to award them compensation for investments they lost when Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) said Monday. The case, brought in June but only now made public, involves gas stations owned by Ukrnafta and Stabil. It is the lastest...

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone
    May02

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone

    The sides also discussed the situation in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Satire Is Thriving in Russia, While Many Russians Aren’t
    May02

    Satire Is Thriving in Russia, While Many Russians Aren’t

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual “direct line” conversation with the nation was still going strong when the joking began on social media. “Question: ‘Everyone has had to make cuts to their household budgets recently. What have you cut spending on?’ Putin: ‘On you lot,’” wrote one Twitter user, in a parody of the...

    Odessa on Edge
    May02

    Odessa on Edge

    In a quirk of the calendar, the somewhat ideologically divergent holidays of May Day and Orthodox Easter fell on the same Sunday this year. In Odessa, the Easter Sunday festivities took place on an afternoon so lovely that the citizens of the city could be forgiven for forgetting the generalized sense of dread that had taken hold of the town for...

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses
    May02

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula have asked a UN arbitrator to award compensation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses
    May02

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized control of the peninsula have asked a U.N. arbitrator to award compensation, the Permanent Court of Arbitration said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses
    May02

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized control of the peninsula have… …read more Source:...

    Among the winners of the award Gerd Bucerius  is a journalist from Azerbaijan
    May02

    Among the winners of the award Gerd Bucerius is a journalist from Azerbaijan

    Baku / 02.04.16 / Turan: In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other...