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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision
    May17

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision

    First a drag queen won amid Putins crackdown on LGBT rights. Now a Crimean Tatar calling out Stalins atrocities has taken the prizeand Putinists blame the demonization of Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    World’s biggest plane leaves Australia
    May17

    World’s biggest plane leaves Australia

    The Ukrainian-built plane took off from Perth Airport slightly later than scheduled at 6 am local time, and was farewelled by hundreds of aviation enthusiasts. …read more Source: China...

    Social media comedians: Are they the new set of celebrities in Nigeria?
    May17

    Social media comedians: Are they the new set of celebrities in Nigeria?

    They are a new breed of comedians who ply their trade on the Internet. With a growing audience social media comedians are a new set of celebrities in Nigeria. With the popularity of the social media has come a new breed of humour merchants.On Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat these comedians have devised a way to create and publish content that...

    Ukraine slams Russia on Crimean Tatar deportation anniversary
    May17

    Ukraine slams Russia on Crimean Tatar deportation anniversary

    Ukraine’s ambassador says Moscow violated every promise it gave to Ukraine regarding protection of rights and freedom …read more Source: World...

    Ukrainian hacker pleads guilty in insider-trading case
    May17

    Ukrainian hacker pleads guilty in insider-trading case

    A Ukrainian man has become the first computer hacker to plead guilty in what U.S. authorities called a worldwide scheme to hack into services that distribute corporate news releases, and use stolen information to conduct insider trading. Vadym Iermolovych, 28, of Kievm, on Monday joined three traders in admitting criminal wrongdoing over the...

    Ukraine slams Russia on 72nd year of Tatar deportation
    May17

    Ukraine slams Russia on 72nd year of Tatar deportation

    Ukraine’s ambassador says Moscow violated every promise it gave to Ukraine regarding protection of rights and freedom …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Eurovision winner named People’s Artist of Ukraine
    May17

    Eurovision winner named People’s Artist of Ukraine

    Honorary title bestowed on Jamala, whose song about Soviet-era deportations won annual Eurovision …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion
    May17

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion

    Eurovision has always been political spectacle, says Mayhill C. Fowler. And Ukraine and Russia have a longer history of politics making their culture entertaining. …read more Source:...

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities
    May17

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities

    The song “1944,” by singer-songwriter Susana Jamaladynova who performs as Jamala, has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest for Ukraine. This victory makes the annual event something more than a musical competition. “1944” recalls Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. As the Guardian explained, Stalin accused the Tatars of...

    Violence returns to E. Ukraine as Easter truce ends
    May17

    Violence returns to E. Ukraine as Easter truce ends

    Representatives of the Ukrainian government and independence-seeking militants said on Monday that violence has resumed in eastern Ukraine after a period of relative calm that started on May 1, when the country celebrated Orthodox Easter. …read more Source:...