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    Why are Russian Banks in Ukraine Being Vandalized and Torched?
    Feb22

    Why are Russian Banks in Ukraine Being Vandalized and Torched?

    Over the weekend no fewer than six Russian banks across Ukraine were torched or vandalized by mystery attackers, on the eve of the two-year anniversary of Kiev’s Maidan protests. Molotov cocktails were hurled at three different banks in the western city of Lviv during the early hours of Monday morning, according to a report by the...

    VIDEO: Eurovision entry sparks political tension
    Feb22

    VIDEO: Eurovision entry sparks political tension

    As Ukraine’s Eurovision entry angers Russia for its political overtones, the BBC analyses contentious songs at the annual song contest. …read more Source:...

    Michael Ignatieff: I’m Angry With Americans for Being Bystanders to the European Refugee Crisis
    Feb22

    Michael Ignatieff: I’m Angry With Americans for Being Bystanders to the European Refugee Crisis

    Being a Canadian politician of Russian descent, Harvard’s Michael Ignatieff talks bluntly with Alexander Görlach about the role the U.S. should play in the European refugee crisis.Görlach: What’s your perspective of what’s going on in Europe?Ignatieff: What you have is the dissolution of state order in the Middle East, and...

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to strengthen cooperation in agricultural industry
    Feb22

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to strengthen cooperation in agricultural industry

    Ukraine and Azerbaijan will bolster the cooperation in agricultural industrial, AZERTAC quoted PressORG. “We are starting the Ukrainian-Azerbaijani consultations at expert level to boost cooperation in the agricultural sector. In the nearest future we will define the structure …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song takes aim at Russia
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song takes aim at Russia

    Ukraine has decided against using a love song as its entry in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, preferring a tune about Stalin’s mass deportation of the Tatar people in 1944, in a move sure to provoke Russia. Susana Jamaladinova, who uses the stage name Jamala, was chosen as Ukraine’s entry on Sunday night. She struggled to...

    French, German foreign ministers in Ukraine to tackle crises
    Feb22

    French, German foreign ministers in Ukraine to tackle crises

    The foreign ministers of Germany and France arrived in Ukraine Monday for talks that come in the midst political chaos in Kiev and continued fighting in the separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine removes anti-govt. protest camp in Maidan Square
    Feb22

    Ukraine removes anti-govt. protest camp in Maidan Square

    Ukraine removes anti-government protesters’ tents from Maidan Square in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Russia Seeks to Fly Over U.S. With Advanced Digital Camera: ‘Is It Me or Is This Just Insane?’
    Feb22

    Russia Seeks to Fly Over U.S. With Advanced Digital Camera: ‘Is It Me or Is This Just Insane?’

    WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin (Image source: AP/RIA-Novosti,...

    Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv
    Feb22

    Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv

    Right-wing Ukrainian nationalists attacked a branch of privately-held Alfa-Bank in Kyiv on February 20. It was just one of a series of attacks on Russian banks in the capital, as well as Lviv and Mariupol. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Wants to Fly Over US with Advanced Digital Camera
    Feb22

    Russia Wants to Fly Over US with Advanced Digital Camera

    Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russia and the United States are signatories to the Open Skies Treaty, which allows unarmed...