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    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’
    Apr02

    Haley: Trump ‘not stopping me from beating up on Russia’

    U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Saturday that President Donald Trump has not stopped her from “beating up on Russia.”In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz asked the former South Carolina governor how the U.S. maintains its role, in Haley’s words, as the “moral...

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Yevtushenko Dies in Oklahoma
    Apr02

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Yevtushenko Dies in Oklahoma

    Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84. Ginny Hensley, a spokeswoman for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, confirmed Yevtushenko’s death. Roger Blais, provost at the University of Tulsa, where Yevtushenko was a longtime...

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to lift ban on Russian singer
    Apr02

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to lift ban on Russian singer

    KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday complained of “unprecedented and unacceptable” calls from the Eurovision Song Contest’s organisers for it to lift an entry ban on Russia’s contestant. In an angry row ahead of the kitsch song contest in May to be hosted in Kiev, Ukraine has barred Russia’s 27-year-old singer Yulia Samoilova...

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Who Denounced Josef Stalin and Anti-Semitism Dies at 84
    Apr01

    Acclaimed Russian Poet Who Denounced Josef Stalin and Anti-Semitism Dies at 84

    (OKLAHOMA CITY) — Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He was 84. Ginny Hensley, a spokeswoman for Hillcrest Medical Center in the eastern Oklahoma city of Tulsa, confirmed Yevtushenko’s death. Roger Blais, the provost at the...

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on
    Apr01

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on

    Turkey is buying more wheat from other countries after restricting imports from its top supplier Russia as part of a food-trade dispute.In the last two weeks, Turkish firms agreed to import as much as 300,000 metric tonnes of Baltic grain, and more cargoes are being lined up, according to Linas Agro. That’s more than Turkey normally buys...

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer (AFP)
    Apr01

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday complained of “unprecedented and unacceptable” calls from the Eurovision Song Contest’s organisers for it to lift an entry ban on Russia’s contestant. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Rejects Eurovision Call To Allow Russian Entry
    Apr01

    Ukraine Rejects Eurovision Call To Allow Russian Entry

    Ukraine has strongly rejected calls from the organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest for Kyiv to lift an entry ban on Russia’s entry in this year’s competition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    To curb political violence in its name, Islam needs to be independent of political power, not reformed even further
    Apr01

    To curb political violence in its name, Islam needs to be independent of political power, not reformed even further

    When it comes to finding a solution to the current political violence in the name of Islam, the most common prognosis is that Islam needs reform to make it politically civil and compatible with liberal political principles. Such an assessment is puzzling, because reforms of Islam under the influence of the liberal West actually happened almost...

    Pop battle
    Apr01

    Pop battle

    Eurovision is meant to foster unity but 2017 seems to be all about Ukraine’s conflict with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision threatens to ban Ukraine in row over Russian singer
    Apr01

    Eurovision threatens to ban Ukraine in row over Russian singer

    …read more Source: The...