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    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars
    May19

    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars

    More than two years after Putin annexed the peninsula, the world has turned a blind eye. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers
    May19

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers

    During the course of the war in eastern Ukraine, hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have been either captured as POWs or gone missing during the fighting. During the battle of Ilovaisk in August 2014, Ukrainian soldiers became encircled by Russian regular soldiers and separatist fighters. After intense negotiations the Ukrainians eventually managed...

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    For Russia, Brexit would be an opportunity not a tragedy
    May19

    For Russia, Brexit would be an opportunity not a tragedy

    While there is little sign that Moscow is trying to influence vote, the foreign policy opportunities will not have gone unnoticedWhen it comes to international views on next month’s Brexit referendum, there has been a loud chorus of foreign leaders, including the US president, Barack Obama, calling on Britain to remain in the EU. But there...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest

    MOSCOW— A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted In Pro-Ukraine Protest

    MOSCOW— A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time because the statute of limitations had expired. But he remains in...

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. Asked by Die Welt in an interview if sanctions expiring in July would be extended, the former Italian foreign minister said: “I expect so.” In a text of her...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list
    May19

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has added several senior North Korean military officers to its sanctions list. The EU said Thursday that 18 people, most of them North Korean officers, and one “entity” involved in programs linked to ballistic missiles or weapons of mass destruction had been put on the list. No names were provided, although...