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    Prosecution sought against Latvian for attempting to join Ukraine conflict
    May16

    Prosecution sought against Latvian for attempting to join Ukraine conflict

    The Security Police are seeking the prosecution of Latvia’s non-citizen Artjoms Skripniks for an attempt to illegally participate in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, LETA was told at the Security Police May 16. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian real estate portal: highest real estate prices of Baltics in Tallinn
    May16

    Ukrainian real estate portal: highest real estate prices of Baltics in Tallinn

    According to the Ria.com Marketplace real estate portal operating on the Ukrainian market, the highest average price of real estate per square meter across the capitals of the Baltic countries is in Tallinn, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Merkel says Germany remains committed to Iran nuclear accord
    May16

    Merkel says Germany remains committed to Iran nuclear accord

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, delivers a speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Photo: Associated Press BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it would be wrong to cancel the nuclear agreement with Iran, highlighting it as...

    Robert Mueller’s Most Important Accomplishment
    May16

    Robert Mueller’s Most Important Accomplishment

    Thursday marks a year since Robert Mueller was appointment as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation, and in that time I’ve written a lot about the known unknowns of his work. We don’t know everyone he’s interviewed. We don’t know what evidence he’s gathered. We don’t know what further charges he...

    Russia demands Kiev free arrested RIA Novosti journalist
    May16

    Russia demands Kiev free arrested RIA Novosti journalist

    MOSCOW: Moscow called Wednesday for a Russian journalist detained in Ukraine for treason to be freed, condemning Kiev authorities for what it said was a repressive policy against the media. “Russia will do everything to ensure its citizen is freed, and to prevent other journalists finding themselves in similar situations, whether they are...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison
    May16

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s takeover of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, has started a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainian nationals held in Russian penitentiaries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment
    May16

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, to get an indictment against him dismissed by claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was flawed.In a blow to Manafort’s defense, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller’s prosecution of...

    Italian Open: Maria Sharapova battles past Ashleigh Barty in marathon three-setter
    May16

    Italian Open: Maria Sharapova battles past Ashleigh Barty in marathon three-setter

    Defending champion Elina Svitolina eased into the third round of the WTA Italian Open as three-time winner Maria Sharapova needed a marathon three sets to get past Australian Ashleigh Barty. Svitolina, the fourth seed, received a first round bye and dropped just three games in a dominant 6-1 6-2 victory over 35th-ranked Petra Martic on Tuesday....

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East
    May16

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Which countries attended the US Embassuy opening in Jerusalem? (infographic)
    May16

    Which countries attended the US Embassuy opening in Jerusalem? (infographic)

    Amid deadly violence in Gaza, the US opened its new embassy in Jerusalem yesterday. The move comes after President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December, a move that delighted Israelis, infuriated Palestinians and caused widespread international condemnation. Most countries are keen to keep their...