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    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home
    May20

    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home

    HARI SREENIVASAN: It’s been more than two years since Russia invaded the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, home to a Muslim population that has suffered greatly through the centuries. Since the invasion, they are under pressure once more. From Kiev, special correspondent Kira Kay reports, our story produced in partnership with the Bureau for...

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine
    May20

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is considering sending an armed police mission to help conduct elections in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine that is controlled by Russian-backed rebels. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest
    May20

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted a radical artist with a penchant for self-mutilation on vandalism charges for a 2014 performance celebrating the mass street protests in Ukraine that helped topple pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovich. Officials said the artist, Pyotr Pavlensky, will not… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Parliamentary fighting is a global tradition
    May20

    Parliamentary fighting is a global tradition

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    L. TODD WOOD: Will the Trump military buildup come too late?
    May20

    L. TODD WOOD: Will the Trump military buildup come too late?

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Gen. Sir Richard Shirreff, formerly NATO’s deputy supreme allied commander in Europe, claimed in a recent book release that Western defense cuts and slowness to confront Russia in Eastern Europe will lead to the Kremlin retaking the Baltics and consolidating gains in Ukraine. He believes Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel East
    May19

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel East

    NNA – Two Ukrainian soldiers and a civilian have been killed in eastern Ukraine amid deadlocked international efforts to halt the violence, the military said on Thursday. “As a result of hostilities, …read more Source: National News...

    EU to back temporary halt on visa-free travel
    May19

    EU to back temporary halt on visa-free travel

    EU interior ministers are expected to approve on Friday an “emergency brake” that would allow member countries to temporarily suspend visa-free travel for non-EU citizens. Germany and France led a push for the measure to assuage fears in national capitals that non-EU citizens could travel to the bloc in large numbers. The European Commission came...

    The 12th International Cartoon Contest opens activities at Opera House
    May19

    The 12th International Cartoon Contest opens activities at Opera House

    Damascus, SANA – Seventy caricature paintings from all over the world were showcased at the Opera House in Damascus within the framework of Syria’s 12th International Caricature and Cartoon Contest 2016 under the title “Art against Terrorism”. The seventy paintings were selected from hundreds of artworks submitted by 300 artists from 63...

    Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka key in Ukraine Euro 2016 squad
    May19

    Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka key in Ukraine Euro 2016 squad

    KIEV – Ukraine coach Mykhaylo Fomenko on Thursday announced a provisional 28-man squad for Euro 2016, led by Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko and Yevgen Konoplyanka who starred in Sevilla’s Europa League triumph. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments
    May19

    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a new $602 billion defense policy bill that backs increased spending for bolstered military deployments in Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...