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    Russia boosts power supplies to annexed Crimea
    May11

    Russia boosts power supplies to annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw on Wednesday the launch of a fourth and final electricity line from Russia to Crimea, which will almost completely end the peninsula’s reliance on the Ukrainian grid for its power. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. To Unveil European Missile-Defense System
    May11

    U.S. To Unveil European Missile-Defense System

    The United States is expected to formally announce its European missile-defense system operational on May 12, despite protests from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks
    May11

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks

    Russia, Ukraine and France sent their top diplomats to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss how to move ahead with the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine amid a fragile cease-fire and little progress on political issues. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels
    May11

    Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels

    Ukrainian and foreign reporters Wednesday lashed out at pro-Kiev hackers who revealed details of thousands of journalists who were accredited with the self-declared authorities of the separatist east in order to cover the war …read more Source: The Daily...

    US gears up missile defense system in Europe to Russia’s ire
    May11

    US gears up missile defense system in Europe to Russia’s ire

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A U.S. missile defense system aimed at protecting Europe from ballistic missile threats is moving into higher gear this week, with a site in Romania becoming operational on Thursday and officials breaking ground at another site in Poland a day later. The system has been under development for years and is, NATO and U.S....

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe
    May11

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe

    The Danish brewery Carlsberg posted a financial report for the first quarter today without out too many surprises. The beer producer saw a 2 percent increase in organic turnover growth to 13 billion kroner and has maintained its expectations for the rest of the year, thanks in part to a 20 percent growth in the eastern European market. “We...

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
    May11

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — You can croon about unrequited love, dance with unbridled passion or dress up in drag. Just keep politics out of it. Organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest say the annual kitsch-fest, which is watched by almost 200 million people in dozens of countries, is about having a good time, not making political statements. Yet it...

    Germany eyes truce extension in Ukraine talks
    May11

    Germany eyes truce extension in Ukraine talks

    Germany’s foreign minister said he hoped the warring sides in Ukraine’s conflict could agree to extend a shaky truce, ahead of peace talks in Berlin later Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort
    May11

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort

    One example of a temporary council member gaining from its position is Lithuania, which was on the council in 2014 and 2015. When Russian forces occupied Crimea, Lithuania was able to call a meeting of the UN’s General Assembly and put the matter on the agenda. …read more Source:...

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities
    May11

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities

    Ukraine’s KVV Group, the owner of the Latvian metallurgical plant KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, categorically rejects allegations about involvement of its co-owner, Yevgeny Kazmin, in financing of separatism in Ukraine or any other criminal activities in Ukraine and illegally occupied territories, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...