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    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs
    May10

    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs

    By Palestine Chronicle Staff Human Rights Watch published a media advisory yesterday urging FIFA, the world football federation, to abide by its statutes and human rights responsibilities and tell the Israel Football Association to stop organizing matches in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Tokyo Sexwale, the chair of the monitoring...

    Banned Eurovision singer returns to Crimea
    May10

    Banned Eurovision singer returns to Crimea

    Samoylova takes her “Flame is burning” song to Crimea after being banned from the Eurovision. …read more Source:...

    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech
cooperation to develop economy
    May10

    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech cooperation to develop economy

    Czechs are doing their bit to support economic and political development in the small and relatively poor Republic of Moldova, sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine. The Czech Republic is already among Moldova’s top 10 European Union trade partners and is supporting the country with development aid for targeted areas. But the Moldovans...

    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech
cooperation to develop economy
    May10

    Wine, cars, and..machine tools… Moldova seeks stepped up Czech cooperation to develop economy

    Czechs are doing their bit to support economic and political development in the small and relatively poor Republic of Moldova, sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine. The Czech Republic is already among Moldova’s top 10 European Union trade partners and is supporting the country with development aid for targeted areas. But the Moldovans...

    Tillerson, Lavrov Hold Talks Ahead Of White House Meeting With Trump
    May10

    Tillerson, Lavrov Hold Talks Ahead Of White House Meeting With Trump

    Russia’s foreign minister held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussing Syria, Ukraine, and other matters that have sent U.S.-Russian relations plummeting to Cold War-era lows. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson Meets with Russian Foreign Minister
    May10

    Tillerson Meets with Russian Foreign Minister

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for talks on Syria and Ukraine, amid a political firestorm that has placed Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s election back in the spotlight. President Donald Trump on Monday fired FBI chief James Comey, who was leading a wide-ranging...

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena Resumes In Crimea
    May10

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor Semena Resumes In Crimea

    The trial of RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, has resumed in the Crimean capital, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who last set foot in Washington in 2013, would be the highest ranking Russian official to meet President Donald Trump since he took office/AFP-FileWASHINGTON, United States, May 10 – US President Donald Trump will receive Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a...

    Greece’s Demy into Eurovision final
    May10

    Greece’s Demy into Eurovision final

    Demy, Greece’s representative in the 2017 Eurovision song contest, was two of 10 to qualify for the final in the first round of heats in Kiev, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Human Rights Watchdog Criticizes V-Day Detentions Over Soviet Symbols in Ukraine
    May10

    Human Rights Watchdog Criticizes V-Day Detentions Over Soviet Symbols in Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) — According to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, over 50 people were detained across the country on Tuesday, most of them in Kiev. “There were detentions in Ukraine today of peaceful rally participants over non-violent use of Soviet symbols. We believe that the Ukrainian government must ensure freedom of expression and freedom of...