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    McDonald’s is investigating separatists who are selling burgers out of an abandoned franchise in Ukraine
    Apr30

    McDonald’s is investigating separatists who are selling burgers out of an abandoned franchise in Ukraine

    The McDonald’s sign on the building had been doctored to leave only the letters “Mc.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce
    Apr30

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce

    The two-year war has now killed more than 9,300 people as the sides trade blame for violating the… …read more Source:...

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference
    Apr30

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference

    Tensions between Russia and the United States have escalated over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, but there were signs at an international security conference in Moscow this month that the Kremlin may be softening its tone toward the West. The fifth annual Moscow Conference on International Security, hosted by Russia’s Defense Ministry...

    Weekend Roundup: Chernobyl Remains a Warning Against a New Nuclear Arms Race
    Apr30

    Weekend Roundup: Chernobyl Remains a Warning Against a New Nuclear Arms Race

    This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe. More than an accident, it was the beginning of the meltdown of the Soviet Union and defrosting of the Cold War. Mikhail Gorbachev has written that Chernobyl “was an historic turning point” and “perhaps the real cause of the collapse of the Soviet Union...

    News of the day from across the globe, April 30
    Apr30

    News of the day from across the globe, April 30

    South Sudan’s leaders have formed a transitional coalition government bringing together politicians from the government and the armed opposition who have been at war for 2½ years. The government, which has a 30-month mandate culminating in fresh elections, has been formed according to a peace deal signed by Kiir and Machar in August under...

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in …read more Source: Big News...

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia
    Apr30

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia

    Over the next two months, a total of ten members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wounded in battle will arrive in Estonia for treatment and rehabilitation. …read more Source:...

    McDonald’s Probes Copycat Burger Joint in Separatist East Ukraine
    Apr30

    McDonald’s Probes Copycat Burger Joint in Separatist East Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukraine troops and pro-Russia rebels agree Orthodox Easter ceasefire
    Apr30

    Ukraine troops and pro-Russia rebels agree Orthodox Easter ceasefire

    Ukraine’s government has agreed a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents, which is set to take effect on Orthodox Easter weekend. The ceasefire comes amidst reports that fighting has reached levels not seen for months. …read more Source:...

    Russian Censorship Group Seeks Chinese Help to Better Control Internet
    Apr30

    Russian Censorship Group Seeks Chinese Help to Better Control Internet

    Russian authorities are seeking greater control of information on the internet, with some who favor tighter restrictions looking to China. Russia’s Safe Internet League, an influential lobby, hosted a first-ever forum Wednesday in Moscow with China’s top internet censors, including Fang Binxing, known as the “Father of the Great...