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    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes
    May16

    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes

    Strasbourg, 16 May 2017 – A 10 member electoral assessment team from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe – headed by Liisa Ansala (Finland, ILDG) and including two representatives from the EU Committee of the Regions – concluded yesterday its mission to observe the elections to the Council of Elders of Yerevan...

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites
    May16

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites

    Ukraine has imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular web businesses including the operator of social media sites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki for at least three years,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine bans St. George Ribbon
    May16

    Ukraine bans St. George Ribbon

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    The Morning Vertical, May 16, 2017
    May16

    The Morning Vertical, May 16, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Sanctions VKontakte, Other Russian Social Media Websites
    May16

    Ukraine Sanctions VKontakte, Other Russian Social Media Websites

    Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order instructing the country’s Internet providers to block several major Russian social media websites, according to a decree published on the Presidential Administration’s website. The far-ranging National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) decree,...

    EU foreign ministers back anti-Russian sanctions: Polish FM
    May16

    EU foreign ministers back anti-Russian sanctions: Polish FM

    Poland says European Union foreign ministers have supported the continuation of a set of sanctions slapped on Russia over its alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites
    May16

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites

    Ukraine has imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular web businesses including the operator of social media sites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki for at least three years,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel
    May16

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel

    A Russian aluminum magnate with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is suing The Associated Press for libel over its reporting on the pair’s relationship. Lawyers for Oleg Deripaska filed the suit Monday in federal court in Washington, claiming the CEO of the Russian firm United Company RUSAL...

    Injured Ukrainian veterans to take part in Invictus Games
    May16

    Injured Ukrainian veterans to take part in Invictus Games

    It is estimated that some 300,000 Ukrainian soldiers have served on the eastern frontline over the past four years. Some of those returning wounded have turned to sport as a form of rehabilitation. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April
    May16

    Number of Civilians Affected by Donbass Conflict Shows Decrease in April

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A decrease in civilian casualties linked to the Ukrainian conflict has been noted in April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday in a statement. “A slight decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties was recorded in April, with 66 casualties (13 deaths and 53 injuries) reported compared to...