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    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...

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May10

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states

    FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file photo dated February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military...

    Ukrainian National Bank’s Deputy Takes Over As Hontareva Quits
    May10

    Ukrainian National Bank’s Deputy Takes Over As Hontareva Quits

    Ukraine’s central bank says its deputy governor, Yakiv Smoliy, will temporarily take charge on May 11 as Governor Valeria Hontareva will step down that day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House
    May10

    Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat at the White House, officials say, marking the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russia of the American leader’s young presidency. It would also signal that the two countries have improved ties that Trump recently described as being at an...

    The Trump-Russia probes are not going away — here are 6 things to watch as they move forward
    May10

    The Trump-Russia probes are not going away — here are 6 things to watch as they move forward

    REUTERS/Carlos BarriaPresident Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday night amid an active FBI investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, and whether the Trump campaign was involved. Trump fired Comey unexpectedly, one day after former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates testified before Congress that she...

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States
    May10

    US Criticizes Russian Build-up Near Baltic States

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military build-up near Baltic states and officials suggested the United States could deploy Patriot missiles in the region for NATO exercises in the summer. U.S. allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September that could involve...

    Kyiv Or Kiev — What’s Correct?
    May10

    Kyiv Or Kiev — What’s Correct?

    The Ukrainian capital has two spellings in English — Kyiv and Kiev. So why is this, and which is actually correct? (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...