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    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest
    May08

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest

    Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital. Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Mr. Lavrov Comes to Washington
    May08

    Mr. Lavrov Comes to Washington

    Will progress be made on Ukraine, Syria, or U.S.-Russian relations? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Wednesday in Washington to “discuss Ukraine, Syria and bilateral issues,” the State Department announced Monday. Lavrov and Tillerson met in Moscow in April, where they expressed conflicting views on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad...

    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia
    May08

    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Leonid Androv, an electrician from Kiev, was drafted into the Ukrainian army and spent a year fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after the conflict broke out in 2014. Now, like many other Ukrainians,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red-Carpet Welcome in Kyiv
    May08

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red-Carpet Welcome in Kyiv

    Kyiv rolled out the red carpet on May 7 as competitors arrived ahead of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. Ukraine won the right to host the annual extravaganza this year by virtue of the country’s win last year in Sweden. Acts chosen in 42 countries in Europe and beyond are hoping to be crowned champion in the final round on May 13. As of...

    Tillerson, Lavrov To Meet In Washington For Ukraine, Syria Talks
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov To Meet In Washington For Ukraine, Syria Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in Washington on May 10 to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as other bilateral issues, the U.S. State Department said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin holds out olive branch to France’s Macron
    May08

    Putin holds out olive branch to France’s Macron

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron on Monday he wanted to put mistrust aside and work with him, in a change of tack after the Kremlin expressed support for Macron’s rivals in the presidential race. “The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a difficult time...

    Ukrainian professor delivers lecture at KU
    May08

    Ukrainian professor delivers lecture at KU

    Pakistan and Ukraine can benefit from each other’s history Ukraine’s Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University Institute of International Relations’ Professor Dr Bordilovska on Monday delivered a lecture at the Karachi University. The lecture was delivered during a seminar organised by the university’s Student Guidance and...

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    May08

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    May08

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...