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    Ukrainians call on Poland to rebuild controversial monument
    May12

    Ukrainians call on Poland to rebuild controversial monument

    Authorities in Ukraine’s Lviv region have appealed to the Polish government and local authorities to rebuild a controversial monument to the former Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in the southeast of Poland. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’
    May12

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a visa-liberalization deal with the European Union marks his country’s “divorce from the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Diversity, Interrupted: Anti-Gay Crusades Mar Ukraine’s Tolerant Façade
    May12

    Diversity, Interrupted: Anti-Gay Crusades Mar Ukraine’s Tolerant Façade

    Source: Aleksandr Nosenko, Instagram. As this year’s Eurovision Song Contest enters its final weekend, a half-painted rainbow arch meant to symbolize the event’s slogan, “Celebrate Diversity,” hovers ominously over the city center. After far-right leaders complained that the colorful paint job amounted to homosexual propaganda, the...

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’
    May12

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’

    It is Florence Nightingale’s birthday today! Revered as the “founder of modern nursing,” Florence was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was known for introducing the need for sanitation while caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War, saving several lives, training nurses and cleaning hospitals. She died in London at...

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos
    May12

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos

    Donald Trump and his top advisers have spent the past four months under near constant scrutiny: Two congressional committees, the FBI and CIA—not to mention the entire news media—have launched separate investigations into the role Russia played in orchestrating his victory. Washington rarely sees such intense intrigue surrounding a sitting...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May12

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that Ukraine’s billionaire… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?
    May12

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The formidable surveillance power of cell site simulators has put them at the forefront of privacy debates in the U.S. and Europe. Now The Associated Press has found evidence that the devices are at work sending… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eurovision: Bulgaria’s Kostov can take part
    May12

    Eurovision: Bulgaria’s Kostov can take part

    Ukraine says Kristian Kostov’s visit to Russian-annexed Crimea in 2014 was apparently not illegal. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia performs 5th in the Grand Final
    May12

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia performs 5th in the Grand Final

    The lineup of the Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest has been announced. Ten acts from each Semi-Final have gone through to Saturday’s Grand Final and join the ‘Big Five’ — France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom and host country Ukraine. The running order was proposed by UA: PBC and approved by the EBU Executive...

    Inevitable Punishment: Russia Opens Criminal Cases Over Kiev Killing Civilians
    May12

    Inevitable Punishment: Russia Opens Criminal Cases Over Kiev Killing Civilians

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened new criminal cases over the shelling of Donbass by the Ukrainian army in early May, the committee’s spokeswoman, Svetlana Petrenko, said Friday. “Russia’s Investigative Committee… established new facts of Ukrainian soldiers carrying out artillery shelling of...