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    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech
cooperation to develop economy
    May10

    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech cooperation to develop economy

    Czechs are doing their bit to support economic and political development in the small and relatively poor Republic of Moldova, sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine. The Czech Republic is already among Moldova’s top 10 European Union trade partners and is supporting the country with development aid for targeted areas. But the Moldovans...

    Tillerson, Lavrov Hold Talks Ahead Of White House Meeting With Trump
    May10

    Tillerson, Lavrov Hold Talks Ahead Of White House Meeting With Trump

    Russia’s foreign minister held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussing Syria, Ukraine, and other matters that have sent U.S.-Russian relations plummeting to Cold War-era lows. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson Meets with Russian Foreign Minister
    May10

    Tillerson Meets with Russian Foreign Minister

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for talks on Syria and Ukraine, amid a political firestorm that has placed Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s election back in the spotlight. President Donald Trump on Monday fired FBI chief James Comey, who was leading a wide-ranging...

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena Resumes In Crimea
    May10

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena Resumes In Crimea

    The trial of RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, has resumed in the Crimean capital, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who last set foot in Washington in 2013, would be the highest ranking Russian official to meet President Donald Trump since he took office/AFP-FileWASHINGTON, United States, May 10 – US President Donald Trump will receive Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a...

    Greece’s Demy into Eurovision final
    May10

    Greece’s Demy into Eurovision final

    Demy, Greece’s representative in the 2017 Eurovision song contest, was two of 10 to qualify for the final in the first round of heats in Kiev, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Human Rights Watchdog Criticizes V-Day Detentions Over Soviet Symbols in Ukraine
    May10

    Human Rights Watchdog Criticizes V-Day Detentions Over Soviet Symbols in Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) — According to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, over 50 people were detained across the country on Tuesday, most of them in Kiev. “There were detentions in Ukraine today of peaceful rally participants over non-violent use of Soviet symbols. We believe that the Ukrainian government must ensure freedom of expression and freedom of...

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May10

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states

    FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file photo dated February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military...

    Ukrainian National Bank’s Deputy Takes Over As Hontareva Quits
    May10

    Ukrainian National Bank’s Deputy Takes Over As Hontareva Quits

    Ukraine’s central bank says its deputy governor, Yakiv Smoliy, will temporarily take charge on May 11 as Governor Valeria Hontareva will step down that day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States
    May10

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military build-up near Baltic states and officials suggested the United States could deploy Patriot missiles in the region for NATO exercises in the summer. U.S. allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September that could involve...