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    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky
    May15

    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky

    Ukraine triumphed – but the popular vote suggested a more nuanced view of Russia than has often be assumedBy accident of geopolitics or diplomatic design, Ukraine has been largely absent from international headlines recently. The violence in the east has subsided; the government in Kiev has been in disarray, and Russia has been distracted by...

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul
    May15

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul

    As Crimean Tatars celebrate Ukrainian singer Jamala’s win at Eurovision, many Russians — whose Eurovision Song Contest entry won the popular vote but finished third when the national juries’ votes were added — say they feel robbed of the win. …read more Source: CTV...

    ‘The Scope of Our Failure’: The Real Story of Our Decades-Long Foreign Policy Disaster That Set the Middle East on Fire
    May15

    ‘The Scope of Our Failure’: The Real Story of Our Decades-Long Foreign Policy Disaster That Set the Middle East on Fire

    The brilliant Andrew Bacevich explains why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war. I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope Club, an old-line gents’ establishment in Providence, Rhode Island. That evening he outlined a dozen or so “theses,” as he called them in...

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia
    May15

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia

    By Alexei Kalmykov and Vladimir Soldatkin KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian politicians hailed their country’s surprise weekend victory in… …read more Source:...

    World’s largest plane lands in Perth
    May15

    World’s largest plane lands in Perth

    The world’s biggest aircraft landed at Perth Airport yesterday in front of thousands of excited spectators on its first trip to Australia.The Antonov An-225 Mriya, meaning “dream” in Ukrainian, landed at around 11.30am local time… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimean Tatar Eurovision winner to get Ukrainian honor
    May15

    Crimean Tatar Eurovision winner to get Ukrainian honor

    Jamala to receive ‘People’s Artist of Ukraine’ title for contest winner about Soviet-era deportations …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph
    May15

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph

    Russian politicians call for boycott of next year’s contest in protest at the political content of Jamala’s winning song, 1944Russia’s political establishment reacted with howls of indignation on Sunday to Ukraine’s victory at the Eurovision song contest, demanding an inquiry into how a politicised song was allowed to be...

    Singer Jamala’s Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia
    May15

    Singer Jamala’s Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia

    Ukrainians have hailed their country’s unexpected victory in the Eurovision song contest as a Europe-wide endorsement of Ukraine in its smouldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the contest had been hijacked by politics. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest

    Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest on Saturday, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. …read more Source: Channel...

    Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev
    May15

    Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev

    Suspect fled the scene of a nightclub shooting in 2014 authorities are charging him with attempted murder. …read more Source: Arutz...