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    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by organizers. …read more Source:...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 14 Apr 2017
    Apr14

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 14 Apr 2017

    ‘Moab’ strike kills dozens in Afghanistan A huge US bomb, known as the Mother Of All Bombs (Moab), dropped on a tunnel complex used by Islamic State in Afghanistan killed at least 36 people, the Afghan defence ministry says. The ministry says no civilians were affected but former President Hamid Karzai called it an “inhuman and...

    Blockade in Ukraine conflict zone takes heavy toll
    Apr14

    Blockade in Ukraine conflict zone takes heavy toll

    A blockade of rebel-held eastern Ukraine has left it more isolated, the BBC’s Tom Burridge reports. …read more Source:...

    Blockade in Ukraine conflict zone takes heavy toll
    Apr14

    Blockade in Ukraine conflict zone takes heavy toll

    A blockade of rebel-held eastern Ukraine has left it more isolated, the BBC’s Tom Burridge reports. …read more Source:...

    Meet the Activist Trying to Bring Ukraine’s Villages Online
    Apr14

    Meet the Activist Trying to Bring Ukraine’s Villages Online

    Orest and Oksana Olinik in their shop in Khrystanivka. Source: Ethan Daish and Elisabeth Lima “I don’t really like Europe. In Europe, 99 percent of things are finished; here, there is work to be done,” says Oksana Olinik, standing in the small Soviet-era shop she and her husband Orest have just opened in the village of Khrystanivka in...

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise
    Apr14

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise

    ORZYSZ: Poland on Thursday welcomed the first US troops in a multi-national force which is being posted across the Baltic region to counter potential threats from Russia.More than 1,100 soldiers – 900 US troops as well as 150 British and 120 Romanians – are to be deployed in Orzysz, about 57 km (35 miles) south of Russia’s Baltic Sea...

    Russia not to broadcast Eurovision 2017
    Apr14

    Russia not to broadcast Eurovision 2017

    Russian broadcaster Channel One will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest next month because the country’s competitor has been barred from host country Ukraine. Russia’s decision removes any chance of it competing this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said. Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at...

    RUSSIA WILL NOT BROADCAST EUROVISION
    Apr14

    RUSSIA WILL NOT BROADCAST EUROVISION

    Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at Eurovision because she has visited Crimea. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Russian Jews leave Israel
    Apr14

    Russian Jews leave Israel

    Many of the Russian-Jews, who arrived to the Jewish State in the early 1990s, left Israel in recent years, heading back to their home country, or seeking new pastures, Israel’s Haaretz reported yesterday. Liza Rozovsky, a Russian-Jewish who came to Israel as part of the main migration wave, has conducted several interviews with Russians in...