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    Merkel, Putin Defend Gas Pipeline Project in Sochi
    May19

    Merkel, Putin Defend Gas Pipeline Project in Sochi

    President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Friday that Russia would continue gas transit through Ukraine after the construction of the Nord Stream 2. The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project is aimed at linking Russia and Germany, but it is vastly opposed by Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic States, through which...

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor
    May19

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor

    In an effort to draw attention to the 1932-33 Holodomor famine in Ukraine, activists and students offered Brussels passersby the type of food people were forced to eat in order to survive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2
    May19

    Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has held wide-ranging talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the Ukraine conflict, Europe’s response to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, and the construction of a pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany. Putin said Russian natural gas may still flow to neighboring Ukraine even...

    Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline
    May19

    Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions. …read more Source: The Local...

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Woniacki to reach Rome semis
    May19

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Woniacki to reach Rome semis

    Highest ranked Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit defeated top Danish player and number two in the world according to the World Tennis Association (WTA), Caroline Wozniacki, 27, in the quarterfinals of the WTA Rome masters on Friday, booking herself a place in the the semifinals. The 22-year-old from Tallinn won the match convincingly in two...

    Sharapova edges Ostapenko, to play Halep in Rome semis
    May19

    Sharapova edges Ostapenko, to play Halep in Rome semis

    ROME: Former world number one Maria Sharapova stepped up her French Open preparations with a battling 6-7(6) 6-4 7-5 win over reigning Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko in the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday. Sharapova, 31, will play top seed and world number one Simona Halep in the semis after the Romanian crushed Caroline Garcia 6-2...

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House
    May19

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House

    KIEV — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has been meeting over the last year with a Ukrainian lawmaker at the center of a controversial plan to end his country’s conflict with Russia, pressing him for details about interactions with Trump administration officials. Andrii Artemenko told POLITICO that FBI agents had peppered him...

    Putin, Merkel discuss gas pipeline project in Sochi
    May19

    Putin, Merkel discuss gas pipeline project in Sochi

    Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Friday that Russia would continue gas transit through Ukraine after the construction of the Nord Stream 2. The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project is aimed at linking Russia and Germany, but it is vastly opposed by Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic...

    Ukraine’s Loznitsa Wins Cannes ‘Un Certain Regard’ Prize For Best Director
    May19

    Ukraine’s Loznitsa Wins Cannes ‘Un Certain Regard’ Prize For Best Director

    Ukrainian film director Serhiy Loznitsa won a best director prize in the Cannes film festival’s Un Certain Regard competition for Donbass, his odyssey about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House
    May19

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House

    KIEV — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has been meeting over the last year with a Ukrainian lawmaker at the center of a controversial plan to end his country’s conflict with Russia, pressing him for details about interactions with Trump administration officials.Andrii Artemenko told POLITICO that FBI agents had peppered him with...