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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Luhansk Excursions
    May17

    The Luhansk Excursions

    “The Luhansk videos focus on the mundane. And that. . . is the point.” Screenshot from a dashcam video posted on YouTube. A car revs and pulls forward. Volume cranked on the radio, out blares a Russian pop song from the 1990s, all static and drum machine. Streets, pavement, peripheral view of buildings, trees, kiosks, streetlights, pedestrians....

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers
    May17

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers

    French police said on Tuesday they have broken up a smuggling network that used yachts to transport migrants to Britain after finding seven Ukrainians stowed away on a boat on the French coast. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukraine will remain winner of Eurovision, EBU says
    May17

    Ukraine will remain winner of Eurovision, EBU says

    The results of the voting will not be revised. …read more Source: armenpress

    Ankara reiterates support for Crimean Tatars, decries Russian ‘occupation’
    May17

    Ankara reiterates support for Crimean Tatars, decries Russian ‘occupation’

    Ankara has voiced strong support to the Crimean Tatars while decrying Russia’s 2014 “occupation” of Crimea on the occasion of the anniversary of the 1944 deportation of some 200,000 Tatars from Crimea …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton
    May17

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton

    Poland and Hungary returned fire Tuesday after former U.S. President Bill Clinton accused the two countries of thinking that “democracy is too much trouble” and wanting “Putin-like leadership.” “Poland and Hungary, two countries that would not be free but for the United States and the long Cold War, have now decided this democracy is too much...

    Crimeans told to stop stealing sand
    May17

    Crimeans told to stop stealing sand

    Lorry-loads of sand are being pinched from Crimea’s beaches by unscrupulous builders. …read more Source:...

    Russia Studies Reactivating Electronic Surveillance Site in Crimea
    May17

    Russia Studies Reactivating Electronic Surveillance Site in Crimea

    17 de mayo de 2016, 11:03Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The high military command of Russia is considering the reactivation of the electronic surveillance station in Sevastopol, Crimea, to prevent missile strikes, according to official sources. …read more Source: Prensa...

    IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples
    May17

    IOC: 31 caught in retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples

    In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports were caught in retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games, the IOC said Tuesday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against the 31 unidentified athletes...

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU
    May17

    Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: EBU

    The European Broadcasting Union has issued a statement in response to the petition on Change.org calling for the results of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest to be revised: The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was a spectacular show and a testament to a year of hard work by so many people from so many countries. The live shows were world-class...

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin
    May17

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...