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    UN Urges Investigation Into Deadly OSCE Mission Incident in Ukraine
    Apr25

    UN Urges Investigation Into Deadly OSCE Mission Incident in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The United Nations urged parties to the conflict in Ukraine to allow a proper investigation into the incident that led to an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) mission member’s death, UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday. “We extend our condolences...

    OSCE Chief To Meet With Lavrov In Moscow, Discuss Ukraine Conflict
    Apr25

    OSCE Chief To Meet With Lavrov In Moscow, Discuss Ukraine Conflict

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is visiting Moscow from April 24-27 to discuss “facilitating the settlement” of the Ukraine conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s friend emerges from shadows in Ukraine
    Apr25

    Putin’s friend emerges from shadows in Ukraine

    Close ties with Russian president prompts suspicion of Kiev’s negotiator …read more Source: Financial...

    Trump Endorses Franco-German Efforts To Broker Peace Deal In Ukraine
    Apr25

    Trump Endorses Franco-German Efforts To Broker Peace Deal In Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed U.S. support for efforts led by Germany and France to negotiate a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said on April 24. In a phone co …read more Source: Big News...

    Sino-Ukrainian cultural exchanges week kicks off in Kiev
    Apr25

    Sino-Ukrainian cultural exchanges week kicks off in Kiev

    The Sino-Ukrainian cultural exchanges week kicked off in Kiev on Monday, featuring a string of cultural events and economic discussions. …read more Source: English China News...

    France’s next big challenge: defense policy
    Apr25

    France’s next big challenge: defense policy

    PARIS — French voters face a stark choice on May 7 between retreating into isolationism or taking the lead in shaping a European defense policy to respond to Islamist terrorism, an unstable neighborhood, a resurgent Russia, an uncertain America and a rising China. France prizes its strategic autonomy but can no longer afford to go it...

    Trump Endorses Franco-German Efforts To Broker Peace Deal In Ukraine
    Apr25

    Trump Endorses Franco-German Efforts To Broker Peace Deal In Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed U.S. support for efforts led by Germany and France to negotiate a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said on April 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Detains Two Top Officials in Uranium Corruption Probe
    Apr25

    Ukraine Detains Two Top Officials in Uranium Corruption Probe

    Ukrainian authorities detained an ex-MP and a state energy firm deputy chief for the embezzlement of US$ 17.3 million from selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) said Friday. …read more Source:...

    How Alexey Navalny Abandoned Russian Nationalism
    Apr25

    How Alexey Navalny Abandoned Russian Nationalism

    Photo: Alexey Navalny / Instagram In February 2011, about nine months before Alexey Navalny became internationally famous as one of the leaders of the anti-Putin Russian opposition, The Guardian published a story about him titled “Russia’s Chief Whistleblower Wants to Jail the Corrupt.” The article featured a picture of Navalny in a...

    Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions
    Apr25

    Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions

    Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia’s military spending was $69.2 billion in 2016, a 5.9 percent rise over 2015, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...