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    Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot. …read more Source:...

    Journalist In Crimea Detained On Separatism Charges
    Apr19

    Journalist In Crimea Detained On Separatism Charges

    The prosecutor-general for Russian-occupied Crimea says security services are pressing charges against a Crimean journalist for undermining the Russian territorial integrity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NKR Government’s special account receives 3,140,474,363 drams since April 4
    Apr19

    NKR Government’s special account receives 3,140,474,363 drams since April 4

    On April 18, 265 privates and legal entities have transferred 352,530,400 drams to the special account opened by the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Government. The money transfers were in terms of the AMD, USD, EUR, and RUR, according to the NKR Government press-office. Since April 4, when the account was created, 3,935 privates and legal entities...

    Russia is here to stay – the UK should engage with it
    Apr19

    Russia is here to stay – the UK should engage with it

    Britain must follow America’s lead and attempt to defuse conflicts with Russia. Russia is here to stay. As the largest country by area, the sixth largest economy, the ninth largest population, and a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, there is simply no denying the power and influence of Europe’s eastern neighbour....

    Chernobyl zone turns into testbed for Nature’s rebound
    Apr19

    Chernobyl zone turns into testbed for Nature’s rebound

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — What happens when the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident is left all but abandoned for nearly 30 years? Chernobyl power plant in 2006. (Photo courtesy of Carl Montgomery via Flickr) In the case of Chernobyl, it becomes a unique chance to see how wildlife recovers in what is a giant nature reserve, bereft of...

    The Morning Vertical, April 19, 2016
    Apr19

    The Morning Vertical, April 19, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin and Poroshenko Discuss Russian and Ukrainian Prisoner Swap
    Apr19

    Putin and Poroshenko Discuss Russian and Ukrainian Prisoner Swap

    Russia and Ukraine’s presidents discussed the fate of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, and the two Russian servicemen captured in Ukraine, in a phone call on Monday. Military pilot Savchenko is serving a jail sentence in Russia’s Rostov region for allegedly guiding a mortar strike, which hit a Russian state TV crew, killing two...

    Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO: report
    Apr19

    Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO: report

    Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland March 10, 2016. REUTERS Poland’s defence minister has said Russia continued to pose a serious threat to NATO and that Moscow was systematically preparing for aggression against the alliance. Poland, a former Soviet satellite state, fears Russia is...

    Vladimir Putin’s Little Helper
    Apr19

    Vladimir Putin’s Little Helper

    Russia has a special, unlikely friend in the European Union. Hungary, like Poland and the Baltic countries, underwent immense suffering at the hands of the Soviets during the Cold War. But Hungary is now willing to lend Moscow a hand, even if it means undermining EU solidarity at a time of acute crisis. A disloyal member state agitating against...

    Chernobyl ‘Liquidators’ Make Bitter Return
    Apr19

    Chernobyl ‘Liquidators’ Make Bitter Return

    Emergency workers who responded to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years ago returned to the scene of the event that changed their lives forever. Known as “liquidators,” they shared stories of their experiences and their struggles for official recognition and compensation. (Producers: Ray Furlong/Christian Borys. Camera: Yura Melko....