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    Russia’s Chief Investigators Equates Crimea Denial to Extremism
    Apr18

    Russia’s Chief Investigators Equates Crimea Denial to Extremism

    One of Russia’s most senior law enforcement officials has said that dismissing the referendum under which Crimea joined Russia should be a crime equal to extremism. Crimea was controversially annexed from the territory of Ukraine in 2014 as well-armed, but unmarked, fighters who appeared to be Russian special operations forces seized...

    Russian looks to counter US influence
    Apr18

    Russian looks to counter US influence

    The powerful chief of Russia’s equivalent to the FBI on Monday called for sweeping new rights restrictions, including curbing Internet freedoms and making it illegal to question Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Briefing: Savchenko On The Brink
    Apr18

    The Briefing: Savchenko On The Brink

    Is a prisoner exchange that could free Nadia Savchenko finally on the horizon? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Briefing: Savchenko On The Brink
    Apr18

    The Briefing: Savchenko On The Brink

    Is a prisoner exchange that could free Nadia Savchenko finally on the horizon? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Azerbaijani FM to discuss Karabakh with his French counterpart
    Apr18

    Azerbaijani FM to discuss Karabakh with his French counterpart

    Russian FM will meet his French FM Jean-Marc Ayrault to discuss the situation in Ukraine, Libya, Syria and Nagorno Karabakh. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, April 18, 2016
    Apr18

    The Morning Vertical, April 18, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Watch What He Does, Not What He Says
    Apr18

    The Daily Vertical: Watch What He Does, Not What He Says

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dobrudzha, Pirin and the Rhodopes in the second round of the MusicBox chart for authentic folk music
    Apr18

    Dobrudzha, Pirin and the Rhodopes in the second round of the MusicBox chart for authentic folk music

    Celebrating its 80th anniversary, Radio Bulgaria welcomes you to monthly voting for music from Bulgaria. Lots will be drawn to select the names of the winners – people who have guessed the winning song or tune – and three of them are going to win CDs with music in the respective genre. To vote, please send us an e-mail at...

    Parliamentarians from 15 countries meet in Franco-German border region to address protracted conflicts in the OSCE region, including Karabakh conflict
    Apr18

    Parliamentarians from 15 countries meet in Franco-German border region to address protracted conflicts in the OSCE region, including Karabakh conflict

    Members of Parliament from 15 countries gathered in the French-German border region on 16 and 17 April to consider parliamentary contributions to OSCE efforts in addressing conflicts. Some 25 parliamentarians, including from several countries impacted by protracted conflicts, heard presentations from experts on reconciliation processes...

    Chernobyl: Fact and Legacy
    Apr18

    Chernobyl: Fact and Legacy

    Photo credit: Nigel Roberts April 26 this year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion, when tests at the power plant there went calamitously wrong. Then in the Soviet Union and now in Ukraine, the consequences for Belarus have been disastrous. The accident occurred a generation ago, yet it continues to blight lives...