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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    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...

    How Home Sewing Personalized Fashion
    May17

    How Home Sewing Personalized Fashion

    I am on the short side of petite, so clothes shopping is often a problem. But my mother, a gifted seamstress, always came to the rescue with her round, gold sewing tin with the red-and-green, mid-century starbursts on it. She’d instruct me to climb up on the dining room table so she could hem pants that puddled at my ankles and skirts that...

    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:...

    All the President’s Men
    May17

    All the President’s Men

    Why President Poroshenko’s latest power grab shows that the reform process in Ukraine is stalling. …read more Source: Foreign...

    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President
    May17

    International News in Brief: Danish PM heads to Greenland with European Council President

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Danish prime minister, will meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday with Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council to discuss handling of the challenges facing the EU, including the refugee crisis and the Russia/Ukraine conflict. Following the Copenhagen meeting, Rasmussen and Tusk will travel to Greenland to examine the...

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds
    May17

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds

    Ukrainian singer Jamala says she rejects criticism that her song 1944 took top prize at the Eurovision Song Contest for political rather than artistic reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...