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    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukraine
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukraine

    “It feels like coming home after a long and exhausting journey,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook. …read more Source:...

    Russia: ‘Cautious Optimism’ After Trump-Lavrov Meeting
    May11

    Russia: ‘Cautious Optimism’ After Trump-Lavrov Meeting

    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. President Donald Trump was “extremely positive.” Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russia has “cautious optimism” about the prospect of improving relations with the United States, but also that...

    The expert: Under the conditions of status quo tripartite format of Karabakh negotiations does not oppose but amends the efforts of OSCE Minsk Group.
    May11

    The expert: Under the conditions of status quo tripartite format of Karabakh negotiations does not oppose but amends the efforts of OSCE Minsk Group.

    ArmInfo. During the tripartite meeting of Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian Foreign Ministers Moscow one more time accentuated own privileged status in the process of Karabakh conflict settlement. Such an opinion was stated by Russian political expert Sergey Markedonov. On April 28, at the working meeting of Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani...

    Kremlin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ After Lavrov-Trump Meeting
    May11

    Kremlin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ After Lavrov-Trump Meeting

    The Kremlin expressed “cautious optimism” about the prospects for an improvement in relations with the United States following a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    National rivalries behind Eurovision kitsch
    May11

    National rivalries behind Eurovision kitsch

    Behind the kitsch and glitz of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted on May 13 by Kiev, lie a host of geopolitical tensions …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine
    May11

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine

    A top aide to Vladimir Putin decides how the pro-Moscow administration of eastern Ukraine is run and who gets what jobs there, three former rebel leaders said, challenging Kremlin denials that it calls the shots in the region. Their comments to Reuters shed light on the role played by the secretive Vladislav Surkov, who has […] The post Former...

    Azerbaijani photographer wins gold medal at Ukraine competition
    May11

    Azerbaijani photographer wins gold medal at Ukraine competition

    Azerbaijan`s Dilaver Najafov has won a gold medal at the third international competition of photo correspondents in Ukraine. He secured the medal thanks to his photograph of the head coach of Azerbaijan`s national freestyle wrestling team taken at the …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?
    May11

    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 threatening text messages to the soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. So what are cell...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev, AFP reports. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet republic has been trying to clinch for years. “It feels like coming home after a long...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May11

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time …read more Source: The Daily...