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    ‘Cynical and inhumane’: tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    ‘Cynical and inhumane’: tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision Song Contest

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian security service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska said Yuliya Samoilova had been banned “from entry for three years” for having been...

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory
    Mar22

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory

    Representative Devin Nunes, a Republican, is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. He is therefore leading a key probe into whether or not Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.Can an inquiry he leads be trusted?The skeptics include Evan McMullin, the former CIA operative who launched...

    Ukraine bans Russian contestant from Kiev-held Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russian contestant from Kiev-held Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s 27-year-old singer Yulia Samoylova will not be allowed to perform in the contest, to be held in Ukraine’s capital, in mid May. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision singer Samoylova
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision singer Samoylova

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source:...

    Central Asia’s Offshoring Machine: From the US to Ukraine, via Kyrgyzstan
    Mar22

    Central Asia’s Offshoring Machine: From the US to Ukraine, via Kyrgyzstan

    Shutting down the machine would necessitate Washington owning up to its place in the cycle. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine in Russian saboteur sting
    Mar22

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine in Russian saboteur sting

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odessa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports. …read more Source: Polskie...

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA
    Mar22

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA

    When he tries to sell it, he either talks politics or says Obamacare is bad. The fate of the Republican health bill in the House could rest on President Donald Trump’s salesmanship. He pitched himself as the ultimate deal-maker during the campaign, and Speaker Paul Ryan’s office has lately been hyping him up as “the ultimate closer.”...

    Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision

    Ukraine has banned Russia’s entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest because she has performed in Crimea, the BBC reported Wednesday. In 2015, Yulia Samoylova sang in Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in may 2014. Ukraine’s SBU security service said she will be banned for her “illegal” visit. SBU has blacklisted at least 140...

    Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    Mar22

    Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant from entering the country because she previously performed in Crimea. Relations between the neighbors have deteriorated since Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the territory. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit
    Mar22

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine’s main state security agency says it has barred the Russia’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...