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    Ukraine raids Russian media outlets, arrests journalist
    May15

    Ukraine raids Russian media outlets, arrests journalist

    Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia Moves to Retaliate for US Sanctions
    May15

    Russia Moves to Retaliate for US Sanctions

    Russian lawmakers Tuesday unanimously approved, in first readings, legislation to retaliate against the United States and other Western countries for last month’s imposition by Washington of sanctions on some of Russia’s biggest companies and business people. One measure would empower the Kremlin to impose sweeping “counter-sanctions”...

    Putin Cements Russian Hold on Crimea with Opening of Bridge
    May15

    Putin Cements Russian Hold on Crimea with Opening of Bridge

    Russia established a physical link to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula it seized from Ukraine in 2014, by opening a 12-mile bridge from the mainland. …read more Source: The New York...

    This is how Putin opened the Crimea Bridge (GIFS)
    May15

    This is how Putin opened the Crimea Bridge (GIFS)

    The President of Russia ‘baptized’ the 19-kilometer-long bridge, which connects the Crimean peninsula with the city of Taman on the continent, by being the first to drive over it. Have a look at ho …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia

    A vehicle runs down the 19 km road-and-rail Crimean Bridge passing over the Kerch Strait and linking southern Russia to the Crimean peninsula yesterday prior to the opening ceremony. KERCH: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction...

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media

    People walk past a building where the Kiev office of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency are housed. — AFP photo KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT yesterday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. The...

    Putin Opens Crimean Bridge Condemned By Kyiv, EU
    May15

    Putin Opens Crimean Bridge Condemned By Kyiv, EU

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the country’s newly built bridge to the annexed Crimean Peninsula, driving a truck across the span and drawing angry condemnation from Kyiv and the Europ …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security service raided the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Tuesday, detaining one journalist who was accused of treason. The searches took place with relations between Moscow and Kiev already extremely strained over Russia’s 2014 seizure of Crimea and accusations that it fuelled a...

    WATCH:  Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea
    May15

    WATCH: Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the occasion by driving a bright-orange truck across to the disputed peninsula that Russian troops seized from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea
    May15

    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

    The 12-mile bridge gives Russia a land crossing to the peninsula seized in 2014 …read more Source: ABC...