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    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to Twenty Years In Prison
    Aug26

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to Twenty Years In Prison

    Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker best known for the 2011 movie Gámer, was sentenced to 20 years in a Russian prison on charges of terrorism on Tuesday in the city of Rostov-on-Don, the BBC reports. Sentsov, a vocal pro-Ukrainian activist, was arrested in May of 2014, and charged with organizing two arson attacks in the eastern Ukrainian city...

    Ukraine hopes Moscow will be pressured over filmmaker sentence
    Aug26

    Ukraine hopes Moscow will be pressured over filmmaker sentence

    President Poroshenko expects international community to pressure Russia over Ukrainian political prisoners …read more Source: World...

    Russia court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for ‘terrorism’
    Aug26

    Russia court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for ‘terrorism’

    A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemned by Kiev, Western rights groups and top film directors. Oleg Sentsov, 39, was convicted of masterminding arson attacks on pro-Kremlin party offices in Crimea after Russia seized the peninsula from Ukraine […]...

    Songs of My Land wins Crimea filmfest special award
    Aug26

    Songs of My Land wins Crimea filmfest special award

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    Radioactive banking
    Aug26

    Radioactive banking

    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency will open a novel will create a novel nuclear fuel bank in uranium-rich Kazakhstan this week where countries who build nuclear power plants will be able to make withdrawals of low-enriched uranium — hopefully removing the temptation to further enrich it for use in weapons. Suspicions that Iran...

    Russia court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for ‘terrorism’
    Aug26

    Russia court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for ‘terrorism’

    A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemned by Kiev, Western rights groups and top film directors.Oleg Sentsov, 39, was convicted of masterminding arson attacks on pro-Kremlin party offices in Crimea after Russia seized the peninsula from Ukraine in...

    Ukrainian filmmaker jailed
    Aug26

    Ukrainian filmmaker jailed

    A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a strict-regime prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemne …read more Source: The News...

    Marlene Rivier the NDP pick for Ottawa West-Nepean
    Aug26

    Marlene Rivier the NDP pick for Ottawa West-Nepean

    Veteran community activist Marlene Rivier was nominated as the NDP candidate in Ottawa West-Nepean Tuesday, beating three challengers including former Ottawa city councillor Alex Cullen. Cullen was runner-up on the last of three ballots at a packed Ukrainian Orthodox Hall on Byron Ave. Rivier, who is the current president of the Ottawa...

    EU ready to toughen stance against Russia: Ukraine
    Aug26

    EU ready to toughen stance against Russia: Ukraine

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Tuesday that the leaders of Germany and France had agreed to back “firm” steps against Russia should pro-Moscow rebels hold disp …read more Source: The News...

    The day in pictures
    Aug26

    The day in pictures

    …read more Source: USA...