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    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant
    Apr02

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant

    Kyiv has lashed out at Eurovision after organizers called on Ukraine to lift its ban on Russian entrant Yulia Samoilova. The singer is believed to have illegally entered Moscow-annexed Crimea for a 2015 performance. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant
    Apr02

    Ukraine slams Eurovision amid feud with Russia over contest entrant

    Kyiv has lashed out at Eurovision after organizers called on Ukraine to lift its ban on Russian entrant Yulia Samoilova. The singer is believed to have illegally entered Moscow-annexed Crimea for a 2015 performance. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US
    Apr02

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US

    MOSCOW—Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, a leading force in the brief post-Stalinist Soviet literary “thaw” of the 1960s, has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. “Five minutes ago, Evgeny Aleksandrovich (Yevtushenko) departed into eternity,” TASS said, quoting Mikhail Morgulis,...

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer
    Apr02

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine on Saturday, April 1, complained of “unprecedented and unacceptable” calls from the Eurovision Song Contest’s organizers 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 …...

    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...

    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...