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    Ukraine’s president bans Russian movies
    Apr21

    Ukraine’s president bans Russian movies

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill banning all movies filmed in Russia after 2014, when Russia annexed the… …read more Source:...

    ‘Even a psychologist would need help here’: civilians lose hope in Ukraine’s hidden war
    Apr21

    ‘Even a psychologist would need help here’: civilians lose hope in Ukraine’s hidden war

    In the middle of the street, Tatiana Chernienko, 56, grabs my hands and presses them against her shin to feel the small and rock-hard little lumps beneath the skin.Ever since the mortar shelling in August 2014, Tatiana’s body has been full of metal splinters.”Look,” she says in an urgent tone, showing where her skin is marked by...

    [Ticker] Poland plunges in World Press Freedom Index
    Apr21

    [Ticker] Poland plunges in World Press Freedom Index

    Poland fell by 29 positions – to 47th place – in the 2016 World Press Freedom ranking. Eritrea is the worst place for journalists of 180 countries surveyed. Finland kept the top spot that it has held since 2010. Tunisia and Ukraine improved the most. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of troop build up on border
    Apr21

    Ukraine accuses Russia of troop build up on border

    The European Union has sanctioned Moscow military officials whom it accused of “being involved in supporting the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine.” …read more Source: World...

    Trump campaign brings in lobbyists for key posts
    Apr21

    Trump campaign brings in lobbyists for key posts

    Donald Trump’s new chief campaign strategist, Paul Manafort, is bringing on some close associates for key spots on Trump’s presidential campaign, including several whose lobbying histories seem to epitomize the special interest influence against which the candidate rails. Among the influence industry veterans who have been helping the...

    What will define Obama’s European legacy?
    Apr21

    What will define Obama’s European legacy?

    Barack Obama burst onto the European scene in 2008 in Berlin, with a speech that dazzled a crowd of thousands. His hopeful speech hit a nerve on a continent disillusioned with the botched interventionist politics of the Bush era. Expectations sky-rocketed. And quickly plummeted. Russia’s annexation of Crimea; the NSA wire-tap scandal; the...

    NATO, Russia meeting fails to bridge differences
    Apr21

    NATO, Russia meeting fails to bridge differences

    BRUSSELS (AP) – The first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council in nearly two years ran over schedule Wednesday but failed to do much to improve relations between Moscow and the US-led alliance, at their lowest ebb since the Cold War.NATO and Russia have profound and persistent differences, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, who chaired...

    Kasich’s Foreign Policy Recklessness on Display
    Apr21

    Kasich’s Foreign Policy Recklessness on Display

    John Kasich spoke to the editorial board at The Washington Post and reminded everyone why he should never be president: HOFFMAN: Well, isn’t there a risk if you provide lethal weapons to the Ukrainians that Putin then can essentially escalate you with more lethal weapons? KASICH: No, I am for doing it, period, end of story [bold mine-DL]. I...

    Delo says NATO and Russia must try to rebuild trust
    Apr21

    Delo says NATO and Russia must try to rebuild trust

    Two years after Ukraine lost the Crimea, NATO and Russia found themselves in a spiral of provocations, muscle flexing episodes, propaganda and mutual finger pointing. What is needed at the least is “joint military crisis HQ” tasked with working 24/7 to prevent the worst, the daily Delo says in Thursday’s front-page commentary....

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s nuclear traces
    Apr20

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s nuclear traces

    CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine — Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future. Just a few hundred yards away from the hulk, hundreds of workers labor to construct a vast and remarkable...