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    EBU stands up for Russia’s participation in Eurovision
    Mar27

    EBU stands up for Russia’s participation in Eurovision

    Photo: Sputnik/ Alexey Filippov The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will exert necessary efforts to guarantee the participation of Russia’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 hosted by Ukraine, the chairman of the Reference Group of the Eurovision said, Sputnik reports. On Wednesday, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU)...

    Ukrainian Separatists Have Russia’s Latest Weapons
    Mar27

    Ukrainian Separatists Have Russia’s Latest Weapons

    Russia denies supplying separatists in eastern Ukraine with weapons and military gear, but pictures from the region have regularly shown modern versions of Russian weaponry. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wall Street Journal: Defeated Socialists Force GERB To Adopt Milder Stance on Russia
    Mar27

    Wall Street Journal: Defeated Socialists Force GERB To Adopt Milder Stance on Russia

    Bulgaria’s centre-right party won yesterday’s parliamentary elections, winning a victory over an opposition which is trying to direct the country, a member of the EU, towards a rapprochement with Russia. Politicians who are worried by Russian influence in Eastern Europe applauded the unofficial results as a rejection of this view,...

    Eurovision organizers vow to ensure Russia’s participation in contest
    Mar27

    Eurovision organizers vow to ensure Russia’s participation in contest

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has banned Yulia Samoilova from Ukraine for three years. The SBU claims that performing in Crimea in the summer of 2015, Samoilova violated Ukrainian government’s resolution obliging foreigners to receive permits for visits to the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Nauryz celebrated in Kyiv
    Mar27

    Nauryz celebrated in Kyiv

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Nauryz holiday was celebrated by Turkic-speaking countries in Kyiv. Representatives of Azerbaijani, Iraqi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Turkish and Uzbek embassies organized the celebratory event, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Embassy to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Estonian parliament’s EU Affairs Committee visiting Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Mar27

    Estonian parliament’s EU Affairs Committee visiting Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    TALLINN – The European Union Affairs Committee of the Estonian parliament is beginning a three-day visit to Ukraine on Monday……. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukrainian scientist joins Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform
    Mar27

    Ukrainian scientist joins Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform

    Tatiana Krupa, a Ukrainian scientist and public figure, has made a statement about joining the Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace. …read more Source:...

    EU Affairs Committee visiting Ukraine
    Mar27

    EU Affairs Committee visiting Ukraine

    The Riigikogu’s European Union Affairs Committee is starting a three-day visit to Ukraine on Monday. The MPs will meet with their colleagues from the Ukrainian parliament, and with Estonians living and working in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military helicopter crashes, killing five
    Mar27

    Ukraine military helicopter crashes, killing five

    MOSCOW: A Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the war-torn east of the country on Sunday, killing all five people aboard after apparently hitting a power line, in what is believed to be an accident, the army said. “Five people died in this tragedy — three crew members and two passengers,” army spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk said. The...

    Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine
    Mar27

    Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the war-torn east of the country on Sunday, killing all five people aboard after apparently hitting a power line, in what is believed to be an accident, the army said.Five people died in this tragedy — three crew members and two passengers, army spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk...