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    Ukraine bars several Russian journalists entry for Eurovision
    May08

    Ukraine bars several Russian journalists entry for Eurovision

    KIEV: Ukrainian officials on Sunday said they had blocked several Russian journalists who visited the annexed Crimea peninsula from entering the country to cover the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Border service spokesman Oleg Slobodyan said two unnamed Russian journalists were on Sunday “not allowed across the frontier and banned from entering...

    5 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s win in France
    May08

    5 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s win in France

    PARIS — Emmanuel Macron, the not-yet-40 former economy minister and banker, carried the French presidential election on Sunday, beating Marine Le Pen by a wider-than-expected margin of 66 to 34. Macron struck a solemn tone, saying he wouldn’t ignore the mixed message from Sunday. Turnout was the lowest for a presidential vote...

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?
    May08

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?

    Nicholas Lyall Security, Asia Xi Jinping has successfully avoided maritime overreach—but that might be about to change. The burgeoning friendship between President Xi Jinping and President Vladimir Putin in recent times reflects the similarities in their personal leadership styles. Both regimes are defined by an emphasis on the individual leader,...

    Zapad 2017: NATO Should Be Keeping an Eye on Russia’s Training Exercises
    May08

    Zapad 2017: NATO Should Be Keeping an Eye on Russia’s Training Exercises

    Tomasz K. Kowalik, Dominik P. Jankowski Security, Eurasia Russia has a long history of using military exercises as a platform for waging actual wars. It all started with a military exercise in 2008. “Today, Georgia; tomorrow, Ukraine; the day after, the Baltic States; and later perhaps time will come for my country, for Poland!” Those words were...

    Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One
    May08

    Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One

    PARIS—As is the case most Sundays, Rue de Bac in central Paris was quiet this morning. The shops were closed, as were most cafes on this day when self-styled centrist Emmanuel Macron would defeat the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, to become France’s next president. Except for Le Saint Germain cafe, at the corner of Rue du Bac and...

    Ukraine Blocks Entry Of Two Russian Journalists Heading To Eurovision
    May07

    Ukraine Blocks Entry Of Two Russian Journalists Heading To Eurovision

    Ukraine has blocked entry to the country of two Russian journalists who were going to Kyiv to cover the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine
    May07

    Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine

    Kiev: A female member of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine was “sexually harassed” by an armed man in rebel territory, the group confirmed on Sunday. The OSCE has already limited its patrols in parts of the war-torn east since it sustained its first fatality of the...

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President
    May07

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President

    French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight at the news, jubilantly...

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President
    May07

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Youngest President

    French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight at the news, jubilantly...

    WSE suspends trading of 12 companies
    May07

    WSE suspends trading of 12 companies

    The Warsaw Stock Exchange has suspended the trading of a number of companies after they failed to provide the financial statements for 2016 on time. KDM Shipping, Ukrainian logistic company, dairy producer Milkiland, coal producers New World Resources, and Sadovaya Group will have their trading suspended until the companies file their financial...