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    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul
    May15

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crimean Tatars are celebrating Ukrainian singer Jamala's win at Eurovision with a song that sheds light on their horrific deportations to Central Asia under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin but also hints at their recent treatment under Russian President Vladimir Putin…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Many Leaders in the Former Soviet Union Like Trump Because He’s One of Them
    May15

    Many Leaders in the Former Soviet Union Like Trump Because He’s One of Them

    Image: Donald Trump. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A lot of leaders in the West are appalled that Donald Trump, whom they see as a demagogue, bully and know-nothing, has a shot at becoming president of the United States. Many countries in the former Soviet Union are pulling for the presumptive Republican candidate, however. Russian President Vladimir...

    ‘They kill you all’ Russia’s fury as Ukraine takes Eurovision trophy with POLITICAL song
    May15

    ‘They kill you all’ Russia’s fury as Ukraine takes Eurovision trophy with POLITICAL song

    EUROVISION has sparked Russian outrage as Ukraine’s song 1944 is crowned winner of the ‘unpolitical’ song contest. …read more Source:...

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May15

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    MOSCOW – Russian lawmakers on Sunday lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically charged Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically charged Eurovision

    STOCKHOLM: Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest Saturday, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. After a tense vote count, during which it seemed Australia was going to run away with the crown until the audience votes came in, Jamala was declared the...

    Minsk talks restarted
    May15

    Minsk talks restarted

    Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France – the so-called Normandy Format – met in Berlin this past Wednesday to discuss the latest situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Almaty Region Hosts KazGeo Tengri Ultra Marathon
    May15

    Almaty Region Hosts KazGeo Tengri Ultra Marathon

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – More than 400 runners participated May 7-8 in the Great Steppe Marathon held on the Ili River near Almaty’s legendary Tamgaly Tas. The athletes, from Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Poland,...

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May15

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    Russian lawmakers Sunday lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed …read more Source: The Daily...

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video
    May15

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video

    Ukrainian singer Jamala speaks after being crowned the 2016 Eurovision song contest winner in Stockholm on Saturday. Her ballad 1944, evoked the deportation of Crimean Tatars by Josef Stalin and has been interpreted as a criticism of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Jamala is herself a Crimean Tatar and has not been home since the...

    Crimean Tatar from Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Crimean Tatar from Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Jamala wins competition with song called 1944 about deportation of Crimean Tatars under Joseph Stalin …read more Source: Anadolu...