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    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand
    Aug25

    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand

    On August 25, 1968, eight Soviet citizens were arrested on Red Square for protesting the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia and most suffered years of exile or imprisonment for their quixotic gesture. Here are eight Russians who have suffered for protesting today. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia

    A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court over terror charges
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court over terror charges

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 21, 2015 file photo Oleg Sentsov sits behind glass in a cage at a court room in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (AP Photo) A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show...

    Election 2015. Jacques Faure to head OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission
    Aug25

    Election 2015. Jacques Faure to head OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission

    Jacques Faure served as the ambassador of France to Ukraine and a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group mediating the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The diplomat will meet with Belarusian journalists in Minsk on 26 August. On the same day, he will hold a meeting with Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina....

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial.The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the Crimean Peninsula,...

    [Ticker] Russia jails Ukrainian film maker for 20 years
    Aug25

    [Ticker] Russia jails Ukrainian film maker for 20 years

    A court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Tuesday jailed Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film maker and activist, who was captured in Crimea last year, to 20 years’ prison on terrorist charges. The sentence comes shortly after it jailed a kidnapped Estonian security officer for 15 years, despite EU complaints. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukrainian Greeks go to Rhodes for war-relief
    Aug25

    [Ticker] Ukrainian Greeks go to Rhodes for war-relief

    Greece is flying 191 young and elderly Ukrainians of Greek origin from Mariupol, in east Ukraine, to Rhodes, a Greek island, for “a few days” to provide “relief from the war”, a Greek diplomat told EUobserver Tuesday. The official number of Ukrainians of Greek descent is 91,000. …read more Source:...

    And you thought wages in America were bad …
    Aug25

    And you thought wages in America were bad …

    It’s no secret that the US has seen disappointing wage growth over the last few months. Wage growth hit a record low for the second quarter, according to the employment cost index, released by the Bureau of Labor statistics earlier this month. Wages grew by a mere 0.2% — the smallest quarterly gain since 1982 when the series began. And...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years for ‘terrorism’
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years for ‘terrorism’

    The Ukrainian film-maker has been given hard labour as punishment following his controversial trial marred by allegations of torture and coercion …read more Source: The...

    Facing 20 Years In Russian Jail, This Ukrainian Bursts Into Song
    Aug25

    Facing 20 Years In Russian Jail, This Ukrainian Bursts Into Song

    Just after the judge asks — “Do you understand the court’s sentence and the terms of appeal?” — the two men start singing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...