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    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison
    May16

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s takeover of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, has started a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainian nationals held in Russian penitentiaries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment
    May16

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, to get an indictment against him dismissed by claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was flawed.In a blow to Manafort’s defense, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller’s prosecution of...

    Italian Open: Maria Sharapova battles past Ashleigh Barty in marathon three-setter
    May16

    Italian Open: Maria Sharapova battles past Ashleigh Barty in marathon three-setter

    Defending champion Elina Svitolina eased into the third round of the WTA Italian Open as three-time winner Maria Sharapova needed a marathon three sets to get past Australian Ashleigh Barty. Svitolina, the fourth seed, received a first round bye and dropped just three games in a dominant 6-1 6-2 victory over 35th-ranked Petra Martic on Tuesday....

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East
    May16

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Which countries attended the US Embassuy opening in Jerusalem? (infographic)
    May16

    Which countries attended the US Embassuy opening in Jerusalem? (infographic)

    Amid deadly violence in Gaza, the US opened its new embassy in Jerusalem yesterday. The move comes after President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December, a move that delighted Israelis, infuriated Palestinians and caused widespread international condemnation. Most countries are keen to keep their...

    SOCAR поставит Госагентству Украины около 4 тыс. тонн авиатоплива
    May16

    SOCAR поставит Госагентству Украины около 4 тыс. тонн авиатоплива

    Baku/16.05.18/Turan: Государственное агентство резерва Украины определило дочернюю компанию Государственной нефтяной компании Азербайджана (SOCAR) в Украине – SOCAR Ukraine победителем тендера на поставку 3,7 тыс. тонн реактивного топлива.По сообщению агентства Enkorr, SOCAR Ukraine предложил госагентству кременчугский ресурс по 26 900...

    [Ticker] Putin opens bridge linking Russia to annexed Crimea
    May16

    [Ticker] Putin opens bridge linking Russia to annexed Crimea

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday inaugurated the vehicle section of the new 19km-long Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Crimea to Russia, further cementing control over the Black Sea peninsula. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said on Facebook that “the invaders will need the bridge when they have to urgently leave our...

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe
    May16

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says that liberalization of Ukraine’s arcane foreign exchange controls will make it a much more investor-friendly place. …read more Source:...

    Russia unveils bridge to Crimea, Ukraine condemns the move
    May16

    Russia unveils bridge to Crimea, Ukraine condemns the move

    Russia has opened a strategic bridge in the Kerch Strait of the Black Sea connecting its illegally annexed peninsula of Crimea and mainland Russia. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Djokovic cruises past Dolgopolov in Italian Open
    May16

    Djokovic cruises past Dolgopolov in Italian Open

    ROME (Agencies): Former world number one Novak Djokovic said on Monday he felt reassured to be back playing on the familiar red clay of Rome as he dispatched Alexandr Dolgopolov in straight sets in the first round. The 12-time Grand Slam champion, who won the last of his 68 ATP titles at the Canadian Open in 2016, has slipped to 18th in the...