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    Austrian president voices doubts over Russia sanctions
    Apr20

    Austrian president voices doubts over Russia sanctions

    PARIS (AP) — Austria’s president says he believes the sanctions imposed on Russia after its annexation of Crimea could be relaxed next year if… …read more Source:...

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine
    Apr20

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine

    Pope Francis is calling attention to the suffering in Ukraine caused by what he terms the “forgotten” armed conflict between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine
    Apr20

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine

    Pope Francis is calling attention to the suffering in Ukraine caused by what he terms the “forgotten” armed conflict between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Armenia betters its position in 2016 World Press Freedom Index
    Apr20

    Armenia betters its position in 2016 World Press Freedom Index

    Armenia has bettered its media freedom ranking to come 74th in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index released by the Reporters Without Borders. This year Armenia has progressed by 4 points leaving behind several EU member countries, including Italy, Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria, as well as Ukraine, Israel, Turkey and Azerbaijan/ Russia is placed...

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'
    Apr20

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said he hoped that visa requirements for Ukrainians could be lifted “very, very soon” following Wednesday’s legislative proposal by the EU executive. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Russia Hold Highest Level Talks For Almost Two Years
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia Hold Highest Level Talks For Almost Two Years

    NATO ambassadors resumed talks with their Russian counterpart in Brussels on April 20, ending a nearly two-year hiatus that followed Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl disaster 30 years on: what do you remember?
    Apr20

    Chernobyl disaster 30 years on: what do you remember?

    Share your stories and contribute to our coverage marking 30 years since the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history On 26 April 1986 one of the four reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded. It was the biggest accident of its kind in history – a human and environmental disaster that triggered a political storm that has lasted for...

    Ex-police spokesman who fought in Ukraine in plea bargain
    Apr20

    Ex-police spokesman who fought in Ukraine in plea bargain

    Radomir Pocuca has reached a deal with the Higher Prosecutor’s Office in Belgrade “and received a suspended sentence for fighting in Ukraine,” Tanjug reported.Pocuca, a former spokesperson for Interior Minsitry’s PTJ unit and former TV Pink journalist and host, told reporters outside the Palace of Justice on Wednesday that...

    The Morning Vertical, April 20, 2016
    Apr20

    The Morning Vertical, April 20, 2016

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

    Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world
    Apr20

    Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

    WASHINGTON — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are...