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    Poroshenko Recalls Ukraine’s Envoys From CIS Bodies
    May19

    Poroshenko Recalls Ukraine’s Envoys From CIS Bodies

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree recalling Kyiv’s envoys from bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose grouping of former Soviet republics that he said Ukraine no longer has any use for. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin seeks common cause with Merkel over Trump
    May19

    Putin seeks common cause with Merkel over Trump

    SOCHI – Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that he would stand up to any attempts by U.S. President Donald Trump to block a Russian-German gas pipeline project. , Berlin and Moscow have been at loggerheads since Russia’s annexation of Crimea four years ago, but they share...

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Wozniacki to reach Rome semis
    May19

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Wozniacki to reach Rome semis

    Highest ranked Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit defeated top Danish player and number two in the world according to the World Tennis Association (WTA), Caroline Wozniacki, 27, in the quarterfinals of the WTA Rome masters on Friday, booking herself a place in the the semifinals. The 22-year-old from Tallinn won the match convincingly in two...

    Vladimir Putin’s politics of victimhood
    May19

    Vladimir Putin’s politics of victimhood

    Putin paints Russia as the underdog to keep his citizens, like those of Oceania in Nineteen Eighty-Four, in a permanent sense of crisis. When George HW Bush stood to deliver his State of the Union speech in January 1992, he could be excused a swagger in his step. “In the past 12 months, the world has known changes of almost biblical proportions,”...

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine
    May19

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

    Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or...

    Merkel, Putin Defend Gas Pipeline Project in Sochi
    May19

    Merkel, Putin Defend Gas Pipeline Project in Sochi

    President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Friday that Russia would continue gas transit through Ukraine after the construction of the Nord Stream 2. The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project is aimed at linking Russia and Germany, but it is vastly opposed by Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic States, through which...

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor
    May19

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor

    In an effort to draw attention to the 1932-33 Holodomor famine in Ukraine, activists and students offered Brussels passersby the type of food people were forced to eat in order to survive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2
    May19

    Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has held wide-ranging talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the Ukraine conflict, Europe’s response to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, and the construction of a pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany. Putin said Russian natural gas may still flow to neighboring Ukraine even...

    Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline
    May19

    Putin and Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions. …read more Source: The Local...

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Woniacki to reach Rome semis
    May19

    Estonian tennis star Annett Kontaveit beats Woniacki to reach Rome semis

    Highest ranked Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit defeated top Danish player and number two in the world according to the World Tennis Association (WTA), Caroline Wozniacki, 27, in the quarterfinals of the WTA Rome masters on Friday, booking herself a place in the the semifinals. The 22-year-old from Tallinn won the match convincingly in two...