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    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

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss the issue of the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine in 2014 with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak this week, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss the issue of the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine in 2014 with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak this week, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    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

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss the issue of the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine in 2014… …read more Source:...

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine
    May17

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine

    The launch of Ukraine’s new police patrol force last year sparked an internet craze of citizens posting selfies with newly recruited officers. Their popularity stemmed not from their uniforms, body cameras and tablets, but the fact they did not demand bribes. The most visibly successful reform to have emerged from the pro-European Maidan...

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Book review: Teffi’s Memories tell of the Russian white flight and fight to survive
    May17

    Book review: Teffi’s Memories tell of the Russian white flight and fight to survive

    A hundred years ago, Teffi (the nom de plume of Nadezhda Aleksandrovna Lokhvitskaya) was one of Russia’s most popular and admired writers. The breadth of her talent – Symbolist poems, satirical sketches, feuilletons, stories and even songs – was equalled only by that of her audience: as her biographer Edythe Haber explains in...

    Iran handball team sinks Ukraine in second friendly encounter
    May17

    Iran handball team sinks Ukraine in second friendly encounter

    The national Iranian junior handball team defeats Ukraine 32-29 in its second friendly match against the East European side. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    Ukraine’s Jamala reacts on winning the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 15, 2016. Photo: AP GENEVA: The UN human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution...

    Turkey recalls 1944 ethnic cleansing of Crimean Tatars
    May17

    Turkey recalls 1944 ethnic cleansing of Crimean Tatars

    On May 18, 1944, tens of thousands of Crimean Tatars were killed and deported to Central Asia by Stalin’s Soviet regime …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine President Honors Eurovision Winner Jamala with Award
    May17

    Ukraine President Honors Eurovision Winner Jamala with Award

    Eurovision Song Contest winner Jamala has been awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine in Kyiv following her weekend victory at the competition with her “1944” song about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union. Ukrainian politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko, who handed the singer the award on...