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    Ukrainian Soldier Killed after Failed Peace Talks
    May16

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed after Failed Peace Talks

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed in a fresh upsurge of fighting with pro-Russian ‘separatists’ after high-profile peace talks failed to bring any results, the Kiev military said on Monday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Construction of TAP Gas Pipeline to Start Tuesday
    May16

    Construction of TAP Gas Pipeline to Start Tuesday

    Europe will launch on Tuesday the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a project key to the diversification of gas supply sources and routes on the continent. The project’s main objective is to improve security of supply by decreasing EU’s dependence on imports of Russian gas via Ukraine and linking consumers directly to...

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?
    May16

    On the Brink of Disaster: Can Congress Save the U.S. Military?

    Justin T. Johnson Security, The defense authorization bill is the best chance Congress has to stop the downward spiral that our military faces This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017. Much of the debate and media coverage will revolve around a handful of controversial...

    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage
    May16

    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage

    In many respects, Jamala’s politically charged victory at this year’s Eurovision song contest on May 14 bodes ill for the future of the event. Since its inauguration in 1956, the competition has earne …read more Source: Big News...

    Congress Must Act Now to Start Rebuilding the US Military
    May16

    Congress Must Act Now to Start Rebuilding the US Military

    This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017. Much of the debate and media coverage will revolve around a handful of controversial provisions ranging from nuclear weapons to religious freedom. These debates are important, but the most important question that Americans should...

    Official: Russia could boycott Eurovision over Crimea song
    May16

    Official: Russia could boycott Eurovision over Crimea song

    Ukraine will host next year’s singing contest following Jamala’s victory. …read more Source: USA...

    Crimean Tatars commemorate Deportation victims
    May16

    Crimean Tatars commemorate Deportation victims

    Baku/16.05.16/Turan: A ceremony of commemoration of victims of the deportation of Crimean Tatars from May 18, 1944, will take place on 18 May in Baku at the Alley of Martyrs near the Mosque, Turan was told by one of the representatives of the Crimean Tatars Lir Halilov. According Halilov, the Tatar population of Crimea was deported on May 18. In...

    Euro 2016: Usuals Modric and Rakitic in, Liverpool’s Lovren fails to make the cut in Croatia’s provisional squad
    May16

    Euro 2016: Usuals Modric and Rakitic in, Liverpool’s Lovren fails to make the cut in Croatia’s provisional squad

    Croatia coach Ante Cacic has left Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren out of his provisional 27-man squad for the European Championship after they fell out in March during a friendly against Hungary. Lovren was an unused substitute in the 1-1 draw and later made angry remarks about Cacic, who axed him after the centre back stopped warming up when he...

    Lavrov: Minsk agreement on Ukraine must be implemented in full
    May16

    Lavrov: Minsk agreement on Ukraine must be implemented in full

    The Minister stressed that the Minsk agreement must be implemented in full, without any exemptions and attempts to rewrite it. …read more Source:...

    Russian Vacations To Crimea Down 25 Percent
    May16

    Russian Vacations To Crimea Down 25 Percent

    Fewer Russians are booking vacations to Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula this year compared to 2015. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...