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    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian air, ground forces on exercises in western regions
    Aug25

    Russian air, ground forces on exercises in western regions

    Russian air, ground and missile forces are conducting exercises in the western reaches of the country amid concerns that Moscow is pursuing an increasingly intimidating policy toward Europe.The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that 10 regiments equipped with Yars and Topol mobile ICBM launchers were on “combat patrol...

    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,...

    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:...

    [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:...