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    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return
    Jan15

    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he has been seeking assistance from the United States and European Union for reclaiming the strategic Black Sea Crimea peninsula from Russia.President Poroshenko told a press briefing in the capital Kiev on Thursday that he wanted to launch an “international process… that includes the...

    New Year In Bukovina
    Jan15

    New Year In Bukovina

    An eclectic array of fancy dress costumes and masks were on display, as Ukrainians celebrated New Year according to the Julian calendar in the Bukovina region, bordering Romania. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    11 surprises and snubs in the 2016 Oscar nominations
    Jan15

    11 surprises and snubs in the 2016 Oscar nominations

    This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, shows an Oscar statue on the red carpet before the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Oscars will be presented on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles. (AP/Matt Sayles)In an awards season where everything seemed like a wild card, Thursday’s Oscar nominations were packed with snubs and surprises. Here are some of this...

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”
    Jan15

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”

    Russia’s losses due to EU sanctions amounted to EUR 25 billion last year, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Aleksei Likhachev said this week.Speaking at the 2016 Gaidar Forum conference, he said that EU’s estimated losses due to Russia’s countermeasures were EUR 50 billion in 2015, and EUR 40 billion the year before....

    Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian Route
    Jan15

    Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian Route

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol in Baku on the establishment of competitive feed-in tariffs for cargo transportation on the Trans-Caspian international transport route. This is stated in the message of the administration of sea ports of Ukraine. The protocol was signed by the head of CJSC Azerbaijani Railways Javid...

    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Jan15

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    LOS ANGELES: Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 28 in Hollywood: Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The Revenant” “Room” “Spotlight” Best director: Adam McKay, “The Big Short” George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”...

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan

    Stagnation in bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Ukraine is coming to the end, as two countries need to update a platform for cooperation and reboot partnership. …read more Source:...

    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again
    Jan15

    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film, “The Revenant.” The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Thursday. The 88th annual Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)The brutal 1820s frontier revenge...

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence
    Jan15

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence

    Russian aviation officials say they have uncovered new evidence about the 2014 downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine and are asking Dutch investigators to look into the findings.The Dutch Safety Board said in its final report released in October that Malaysia… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia
    Jan15

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia

    Some Ukrainian refugees will have to leave Russia by February 1, under new rules imposed last autumn. There are exceptions for those from certain parts of war-torn eastern Ukraine, and others who have applied for and received permission to stay. It’s not clear how many people need to pack their bags, but RFE/RL’s Current Time found...