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    Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea highway is not built
    Apr01

    Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea highway is not built

    For months the national support organization for Vladimir Putin has been releasing cartoons showing the Russian president executing allegedly corrupt officials in elaborate fashion. Now Mr. Putin himself has invoked imagery of capital punishment, threatening “to hang” the person responsible for reconstruction of a highway in Crimea, the Ukrainian...

    Kasich supports Ukraine
    Apr01

    Kasich supports Ukraine

    “And by the way, I heard – I just heard briefly somebody was saying that we should just ignore Ukraine. Are you kidding me? The United States of America should be arming the Ukrainians who want to fight for freedom against Putin. We should be arming them… with lethal defensive aid.” Those were the words […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Body of murdered journalist Heorhii Gongadze finally buried
    Apr01

    Body of murdered journalist Heorhii Gongadze finally buried

    The body of Ukrainian journalist Heorhii Gongadze has been buried in Kyiv, nearly 16 years after his killing, but family and friends say their fight for justice is not over. Gongadze, a dogged investigative reporter who exposed high-level political corruption, was kidnapped in September 2000. His headless body was found that November in a forest...

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’
    Apr01

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’

    As we write this week’s editorial, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on a working visit to Washington. In the late evening on March 30, he delivered the keynote address at a forum whose theme was “Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues.” And now he is among the more than 50 world leaders at the fourth Nuclear […] …read...

    April 6, 2010
    Apr01

    April 6, 2010

    Six years ago, on April 6, 2010, pro-Kremlin political groups in Crimea called on President Viktor Yanukovych to ban the Crimean Tatars’ autonomous bodies, including the Mejlis (Parliament) and its Kurultai (Congress). Oleg Rodivilov, a member of the Crimean Parliament and leader of the Crimea’s Russian bloc, told RFE/RL that he...

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat
    Apr01

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat

    WASHINGTON — A lobbying firm that’s a registered agent of the Turkish government is trying out a new argument during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the U.S. this week: the Russians are coming, and Armenia is helping them.Representatives from Mercury LLC have contacted multiple congressional offices to argue...

    Podcast: A Less Perfect Union
    Apr01

    Podcast: A Less Perfect Union

    The Russia-Belarus Union state turns 20-years-old this weekend. What does it teach us about Moscow’s quest to restore its dominance over the former Soviet space today? Listen to the new Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat
    Apr01

    Turkey’s Lobbyists Seek U.S. Help By Calling Tiny Armenia A Big Threat

    WASHINGTON — A lobbying firm that’s a registered agent of the Turkish government is trying out a new argument during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the U.S. this week: the Russians are coming, and Armenia is helping them.Representatives from Mercury LLC have contacted multiple congressional offices to argue...

    Wilders drums up little support at anti-Ukraine referendum rally
    Apr01

    Wilders drums up little support at anti-Ukraine referendum rally

    Geert Wilders, leader of anti-Islam party PVV, had little success in Maastricht with his campaign against the association agreement with the Ukraine, the referendum for which is next week. The post Wilders drums up little support at anti-Ukraine referendum rally appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Ukraine on the Brink of Early Elections
    Apr01

    Ukraine on the Brink of Early Elections

    01 de abril de 2016, 09:59Kiev, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Yuri Boiko, leader of the opposition party in Ukrain, said today that the Ukrainian parliament will be unable to create a new majority coalition. …read more Source: Prensa...