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    Putin urges fight against terror during Victory Day
    May09

    Putin urges fight against terror during Victory Day

    President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia could defeat any aggressors but insisted that the world come together to fight “terrorism” as Moscow marked 72 years since victory in World War II.Soldiers and military hardware paraded across Red Square in Moscow as the country held its annual pomp-filled celebration of the defeat of Nazi Germany...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day

    More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watch tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk in celebration of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Banksy, “boy jobs” and the bedroom: Theresa and Philip May REVEAL ALL on The One Show
    May09

    Banksy, “boy jobs” and the bedroom: Theresa and Philip May REVEAL ALL on The One Show

    “I quite like ties. Jackets, stuff like that.” “There’s boy jobs and girl jobs, you see!” One minute into the Prime Minister’s first joint interview with her husband and they are already tenderly reinforcing gender norms. You see, Philip takes the bins out, while Theresa runs an election campaign (away from the public – which might be...

    LIVEBLOG: Eurovision Semi-Final
    May09

    LIVEBLOG: Eurovision Semi-Final

    It’s Eurovision. Triana Park is (are?) competing on behalf of Latvia. It’s happening in Kyiv, capital of Ukraine, under the slogan “Celebrate Diversity”. Let’s see if they do and more importantly whether Triana Park makes it to the final! (Most recent post at the top of the list below) …read more Source:...

    LIVEBLOG: Eurovision Semi-Final
    May09

    LIVEBLOG: Eurovision Semi-Final

    It’s Eurovision. Triana Park is (are?) competing on behalf of Latvia. It’s happening in Kyiv, capital of Ukraine, under the slogan “Celebrate Diversity”. Let’s see if they do and more importantly whether Triana Park makes it to the final! (Most recent post at the top of the list below) …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Imperial Amnesia
    May09

    Russia’s Imperial Amnesia

    In a provocative March 27 column in the Financial Times entitled “Brexit and Imperial Amnesia,” Gideon Rachman chided the English for, as one reader put it, “a serious misunderstanding of [Britain’s] oppressive imperial past.” Aside from generating a lively and entertaining discussion of the issue, Rachman’s piece gave me a framework...

    U.S., Georgia Sign Deal To Boost Intelligence Sharing
    May09

    U.S., Georgia Sign Deal To Boost Intelligence Sharing

    The United States says it has signed a “milestone” security agreement with Georgia that will boost intelligence sharing and counterterrorism efforts with the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day

    DONETSK, Ukraine: (AFP) – More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watched tanks roll through Ukraines de facto rebel capital Donetsk on Tuesday in celebration of the Soviet Unions defeat of Nazi Germany.The display of military might used by the Moscow-backed insurgents in their three-year conflict...

    Eurovision Will Be Extra Political This Year
    May09

    Eurovision Will Be Extra Political This Year

    When the Eurovision Song Contest starts today in Kiev, Ukraine, one country will be noticeably absent: Russia is sitting out the competition. The supposedly unifying contest has been the stage of tensions between the two countries for the past several years.Ukraine was last year’s winner, and therefore this year’s host country, but...

    240 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel
    May09

    240 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — A plane carrying 240 Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel. The flight that landed on Monday was chartered by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. The group of immigrants is made up of 62 families, including 60 children and adolescents and 10 immigrants above the age 70, as well as 14 cats and dogs. The new...