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    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest

    MOSCOW— A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest

    MOSCOW— A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he remains in...

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. Asked by Die Welt in an interview if sanctions expiring in July would be extended, the former Italian foreign minister said: “I expect so.” In a text of her...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian convicted for tyre blaze stunt
    May19

    Russian convicted for tyre blaze stunt

    A Moscow court convicts a Russian performance artist for burning tyres in support of Ukrainian democracy activists. …read more Source:...

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list
    May19

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has added several senior North Korean military officers to its sanctions list. The EU said Thursday that 18 people, most of them North Korean officers, and one “entity” involved in programs linked to ballistic missiles or weapons of mass destruction had been put on the list. No names were provided, although...

    Ukraine Renames Third-Largest City
    May19

    Ukraine Renames Third-Largest City

    The Ukrainian parliament has voted to change the name of the country’s third-largest city from Dnipropetrovsk to Dnipro. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Terror attack most likely scenario for EgyptAir disappearance
    May19

    Terror attack most likely scenario for EgyptAir disappearance

    Several scenarios could explain the mysterious disappearance of the Egyptair flight between Paris to Cairo early on Thursday, but experts say a terrorist attack is the most likely. Both France and Egypt have been leading targets for Islamist extremists in recent months. In October, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing an...

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Tatar Deportation From Crimea
    May19

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Tatar Deportation From Crimea

    Ukrainians gathered in Kyiv on the evening of May 18 to commemorate the mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. Some 200,000 people from the minority group were sent to Central Asia on the orders of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...