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    911 for Donbass: Meet the App That Will Keep Ukrainians Updated About Military Attacks
    Feb27

    911 for Donbass: Meet the App That Will Keep Ukrainians Updated About Military Attacks

    Source: Vyacheslav Abroskin, Facebook. An app that informs users about military attacks and lets them contact law enforcement in seconds will soon go live in Ukraine—and, its creators hope, reduce casualties among civilians in the war-torn eastern regions of the country. For nearly three years, the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts that compose the...

    EU member states approve visa-free travel for Georgia
    Feb27

    EU member states approve visa-free travel for Georgia

    Georgia, along with much larger Ukraine, has been urging the EU to grant visa-free travel so as to show its citizens that close ties with Europe can deliver concrete benefits …read more Source: Gulf...

    Sean Spicer wanted CIA director to discredit reports of Trump campaign contacts with Russia
    Feb27

    Sean Spicer wanted CIA director to discredit reports of Trump campaign contacts with Russia

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) New reports suggest that President Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer personally tried to discredit a story about the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russian intelligence officials. Spicer asked CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr,...

    Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich heads for Syria
    Feb27

    Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich heads for Syria

    Moscow, SANA – The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Monday that Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea heading for the Syrian coast. The Ministry added that the frigate will cross the Bosporus Strait in the Black Sea on Tuesday and will join at the same day a group of Russian warships deployed near the...

    The best tech employees work an insane number of hours — or do they?
    Feb27

    The best tech employees work an insane number of hours — or do they?

    FILE – In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network, focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from...

    Aussie-Dane wins Denmark’s Eurovision contest
    Feb27

    Aussie-Dane wins Denmark’s Eurovision contest

    “Denmark, Denmark, Denmark, oi, oi, oi!” That’s the chant you might hear from the Danish fans during the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev in May. That’s because a 21-year-old Aussie-Dane, Anja Nissen, will be representing Denmark this year after winning the Danish Eurovision contest on Saturday with her song ‘Where I Am’...

    Georgia: Country wins visa-free EU travel for citizens
    Feb27

    Georgia: Country wins visa-free EU travel for citizens

    Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free for 90 days in the EU during any 180-day period. European Union member states on Monday approved visa-free travel for Georgia, after agreeing safeguards to prevent any upsurge in arrivals from the former Soviet satellite.Georgia, along with much larger Ukraine, has been urging the EU to grant...

    In Ukraine, separatists issue ultimatum to end rail blockade
    Feb27

    In Ukraine, separatists issue ultimatum to end rail blockade

    KIEV – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Monday they would take control of Ukraine-run businesses in rebel-held areas if the Ukrainian government does not end a rail blockade that has halted coal supplies. For the past month, a… …read more Source:...

    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission : source
    Feb27

    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission : source

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea – The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Monday for the Mediterranean where it will join the country’s naval forces deployed near the Syrian coast, a Russian source told Reuters. The… …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: The Cost Of Doing The Right Thing
    Feb27

    The Daily Vertical: The Cost Of Doing The Right Thing

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...