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    Oleg Sentsov is 82 days into a hunger strike – I and many others are by his side | Jonathan Littell
    Aug17

    Oleg Sentsov is 82 days into a hunger strike – I and many others are by his side | Jonathan Littell

    This is an open letter to the Ukrainian filmmaker unjustly imprisoned by Putin. His plight must be known, to save his lifeDear Oleg Gennadyevich Sentsov, you must feel very lonely, way out in the Labytnangi penal colony, the northernmost one in Russia, so far from Ukraine and from your loved ones. I am writing to you – without knowing if this...

    Search For Missing Flight MH370 To End, Four Years After
    May29

    Search For Missing Flight MH370 To End, Four Years After

    In this file photo taken on September 09, 2014 shows part of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site in the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), some 80km east of Donetsk. PHOTO: Alexander KHUDOTEPLY / AFP A private search for Flight MH370 will end in the coming days, an exploration firm said on Tuesday, some four years after the plane...

    Was Trump Alone Employing the Tools of Cyber Warfare?
    May29

    Was Trump Alone Employing the Tools of Cyber Warfare?

    Here’s a question I’d like your help with. Some questions are so sprawling and broad there’s no better way to get started than to canvass TPM Readers. So here goes. One of Trump supporters’ zanier pushbacks has been this argument: In 2008 when Barack Obama was way ahead of the curve using the Internet to run a political...

    Lavrov: All Russian mass media banned in Ukraine
    May29

    Lavrov: All Russian mass media banned in Ukraine

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    PACE monitors compliment Armenian people on peaceful change of power
    May29

    PACE monitors compliment Armenian people on peaceful change of power

    The co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Armenia, Giuseppe Galati (Italy, EPP/CD) and Yuliya Lovochkina (Ukraine, SOC), have congratulated all political forces, and above all the Armenian people, on the restraint … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine strips assets, medals of Jewish singer who backed Putin
    May29

    Ukraine strips assets, medals of Jewish singer who backed Putin

    Ukraine revokes all honors for Iosif Kobzon for saying majority of Crimeans wanted to be part of Russia. …read more Source: Arutz...

    U.S. Says Religious Persecution Persists In Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan
    May29

    U.S. Says Religious Persecution Persists In Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan

    The United States says religious persecution continues to be widespread around the globe as it unveiled its annual report on religious freedom, with violations cited in Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, among other countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The EU has already lost the UK – it could lose Italy too
    May29

    The EU has already lost the UK – it could lose Italy too

    When Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency last year, his victory was heralded as the deathblow to the rise of populism in Europe. “European relief as pro-EU centre ground beats far-right” wrote the FT on its front page. “France votes for Europe” opined the Spanish daily La Vanguardia. Macron’s victory was seen as proof that the...

    Ukraine strips assets, medals from Jewish singer who backed Putin
    May29

    Ukraine strips assets, medals from Jewish singer who backed Putin

    (JTA) — Ukraine revoked all its honors for a well-known singer and politician who had survived the Holocaust and froze his assets over his support for Russian control in Crimea. The presidential decree stripping Iosif Kobzon, 80, of his many state honors and freezing all his assets in Ukraine was posted on the website of the president of Ukraine...

    Ukrainian opposition politician calls for European sanctions
    May29

    Ukrainian opposition politician calls for European sanctions

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exiled opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili has called on European nations to slap sanctions on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his inner circle, accusing them of violating his human rights.Saakashvili… …read more Source: The New Zealand...