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    No Ukraine-Russia meeting during London EBRD summit: deputy finance minister
    May11

    No Ukraine-Russia meeting during London EBRD summit: deputy finance minister

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukrainian government representatives have no plans to meet with their Russian counterparts during the annual meeting of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Kiev’s deputy Finance Minister Artem Shevalev said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar Eurovision Singer Shares Message Of Peace
    May11

    Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar Eurovision Singer Shares Message Of Peace

    Jamala, the Crimean Tatar singer representing Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest, is set to perform her song 1944 at the semifinals on May 12. The song, with lyrics in English and Crimean Tatar, is about Josef Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars to Central Asia. Speaking to RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Stockholm on May 10,...

    Germany to push for deal on eastern Ukraine elections
    May11

    Germany to push for deal on eastern Ukraine elections

    German foreign minister hopes for ‘progress in the security aspect, in the preparations for local elections, and in the organization of security for these local elections’ …read more Source: World...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 May 2016
    May11

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 May 2016

    Queen’s unguarded comments on China filmed The Queen has been caught on camera saying that Chinese officials were “very rude” during president Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK last year. Meeting police officer Lucy D’Orsi at a garden party yesterday, she was told the Metropolitan commander had been in charge of...

    Russian Bid to Blacklist Syrian Extremist Groups Blocked at UN
    May11

    Russian Bid to Blacklist Syrian Extremist Groups Blocked at UN

    Britain, France, the United States and Ukraine Tuesday blocked a Russian request to add two Syrian armed groups to a UN terror blacklist and sideline …read more Source:...

    UNSC Rejects Russia’s Call to Blacklist Jaish Al-Islam, Ahrar Sham
    May11

    UNSC Rejects Russia’s Call to Blacklist Jaish Al-Islam, Ahrar Sham

    Russian request to add two Syrian militant groups to a United Nations terror blacklist was rejected by Britain, France, the United States, and Ukraine, diplomats said on May 10. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Germany Pushes Peace Talks, Local Elections In Eastern Ukraine
    May11

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Germany Pushes Peace Talks, Local Elections In Eastern Ukraine

    More than a year after Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine agreed to a second ceasefire on Feb. 12, 2015, fighting between the two sides has reduced but is far from over. At a meeting of foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in Berlin Wednesday, Germany is expected to tell both...

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world: study
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world: study

    Latest report shows that the number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record of 40.8 million/AFPLONDON, United Kingdom, May 11 – The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the...

    Report Finds Record 40.8 Million People Displaced By Conflict In 2015
    May11

    Report Finds Record 40.8 Million People Displaced By Conflict In 2015

    The number of people uprooted within their own countries by war and conflict rose last year to a record 40.8 million, a report published on May 10 found. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany To Push For Deal On East Ukraine Elections At May 11 Meeting
    May11

    Germany To Push For Deal On East Ukraine Elections At May 11 Meeting

    Germany’s top diplomat said he will push for a deal on holding local elections in eastern Ukraine before the European Union’s sanctions against Russia expire at the end of July. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...