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    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...

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information
    May16

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information

    Having expanded its sanctions against Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians rights to information, Russian presidents press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on May 16, TASS reports. It [the anti-Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia
    May16

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia

    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a statement on Tuesday lamenting President Donald Trump’s decision to give Russian diplomats classified information about an Islamic State operation. “The reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials are deeply disturbing,” McCain said. The Arizona senator...

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’
    May16

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’

    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was harshly critical on Tuesday of President Donald Trump’s reported sharing of highly classified information with Russia. It was a sharp departure from his sentiment Monday night, when he said that Trump “does have the right” to “leak classified information.” In a statement in his capacity as chair of the Senate...

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances
    May16

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances

    WASHINGTON — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world’s most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump’s debut on the international stage, he’s giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S. official said Trump revealed highly...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war

    Decision to prevent access to social media networks and search engine sparks outcry from users and press freedom campaignersUkraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and a major internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s role in a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate...