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    Irish Eurovision hopes go up, up and away as Murray fails to make final
    May12

    Irish Eurovision hopes go up, up and away as Murray fails to make final

    Vocalist, managed by Louis Walsh, says Kiev experience the ‘best 3 minutes of my life’ …read more Source: The Irish...

    Eurovision 2017: All finalists known
    May12

    Eurovision 2017: All finalists known

    The second Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. In total 18 countries competed for the remaining ten places in the Grand Final. The second Semi-Final was broadcast live from the International Exhibition Centre in Ukraine’s capital. The following ten countries qualified for the Grand Final (in the order...

    European Union approves  visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May12

    European Union approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS: The EU on Thursday approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with Russian-backed rebels. The EU and Ukraine sealed a so-called Association Agreement after the overthrow of the pro-Moscow government in 2014, with Brussels aiming to bring the...

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.
    May12

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.

    In case there was any doubt, barely anybody flees Canada for the U.S. Just 466 asylum seekers — including 55 Canadians — left Canada to apply for refugee status at the U.S. border under exceptions to the Safe Third Country Agreement since 2004. The number of asylum seekers fleeing the U.S. for Canada has skyrocketed since President Donald...

    Killing Pavel
    May11

    Killing Pavel

    Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet’s reporting had challenged authorities from Minsk to Moscow and Kyiv. In a murder that shocked the world, he was killed by a car bomb in the Ukrainian capital in July 2016. …read more Source:...

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race
    May11

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race

    EAST HELENA, Mont. — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, returned to Montana on Thursday for rallies across the state to support the congressional bid of Republican Greg Gianforte, who he said was needed in Washington to help advance the agenda of the Trump White House. “We need more people in D.C. to help my father,” he said...

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister
    May11

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister

    “Without U.S. engagement, it’s not possible to sort this out,” Ukraine’s foreign minister said. …read more Source: USA...

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned
    May11

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned

    The show trial of Akhtem Chiygoz was supposed to be a quick and easy way to discourage dissent. That was before it went off the rails. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War
    May11

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. “Ukrainian soldiers,” it warned, “they’ll find your bodies when the snow...

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians have been allowed to make visa-free travel to the European Union’s Schengen Area, amid tensions between the Western-backed country and Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the EU had finally decided to approve Ukraine’s years-long bid to obtain visa-free travel for its citizens to Schengen...