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    Zhanna Nemtsova: Russians’ euphoria about annexation of Crimea largely gone
    May09

    Zhanna Nemtsova: Russians’ euphoria about annexation of Crimea largely gone

    Zhanna Nemtsova, daughter of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, will speak at this week’s Lennart Meri Conference in Tallinn. Talking to the Baltic News Service, Nemtsova said that Russians’ euphoria over the annexation of Crimea had subsided, and that they were turning their attention to the ailing economy and the...

    Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision
    May09

    Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision

    Singers from seven Balkan countries are entering the start of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, hoping to join the lucky ten that compete in Saturday’s final. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Tillerson, Lavrov to Discuss Syria and Ukraine Wednesday
    May09

    Tillerson, Lavrov to Discuss Syria and Ukraine Wednesday

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Wednesday in Washington to discuss Syria, Ukraine and other issues. “On Syria, the secretary intends to discuss efforts to de-escalate violence, provide humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people, and set the stage for a political settlement...

    MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017
    May09

    MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017

    BISHKEK (TCA) — In Q1 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) reduced finance for the CIS countries four times compared to Q4 2016 and 1.9 times compared to Q1 2016, according to the review ‘An Overview of Investments by Multilateral Development Banks in Q1 2017 in the CIS Countries’ distributed by Eurasian Development Bank’s...

    Ukraine Bans Steven Seagal for Five Years Over ‘National Security’
    May09

    Ukraine Bans Steven Seagal for Five Years Over ‘National Security’

    (MINSK, Belarus) — Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader’s policies and criticized the U.S. government. A...

    Could the Chernobyl disaster pave the way for life on Mars?
    May09

    Could the Chernobyl disaster pave the way for life on Mars?

    The 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine saw high doses of radiation blasted into the surrounding area.The long-term effects on living organisms are of high interest to scientists in a range of applications,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Playing with fire
    May09

    Playing with fire

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

    Key Takeaway From Sally Yates: Flynn’s ‘Underlying Conduct’ Was The Problem
    May09

    Key Takeaway From Sally Yates: Flynn’s ‘Underlying Conduct’ Was The Problem

    The Trump administration has insisted for months that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was ousted in February specifically because he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States. That rationale was dealt a forceful blow on Monday, when former acting Attorney General Sally...

    Russian, US foreign ministers set to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Washington
    May09

    Russian, US foreign ministers set to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Washington

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be meeting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington. …read more Source:...

    Head Of Donbas ‘People’s Army’ A Wanted Man In Russia
    May08

    Head Of Donbas ‘People’s Army’ A Wanted Man In Russia

    A man who is wanted in Russia on suspicion of organizing a 2016 pogrom against Tajik migrant workers that left three dead is making a high-profile career for himself heading an anti-Western youth “army” in Ukraine’s breakaway Luhansk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...