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    Medvedev’s Awkward Crimea Moment: ‘There’s No Money. But You Take Care!’
    May24

    Medvedev’s Awkward Crimea Moment: ‘There’s No Money. But You Take Care!’

    An unhappy pensioner in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014, gave Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev an earful during a visit this week. Medvedev’s awkward response has social media tittering. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Brexit: Tony Blair Defends EU Freedom of Movement
    May24

    Brexit: Tony Blair Defends EU Freedom of Movement

    Tony Blair has launched an impassioned defense of freedom of movement in Europe as he denied that his Labour government allowed levels of immigration into Britain to rise too high. Blair has been criticized, including by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, for choosing not to impose restrictions that would have temporarily limited...

    Partial Answers to the Russia Question
    May24

    Partial Answers to the Russia Question

    As the countdown clock to the July NATO summit ticks away, the discussion in Brussels about how to deal with a resurgent Russia, though vigorous, has yet to produce a solid consensus. Ever since Russia seized Crimea and ignited war in eastern Ukraine, the countries along the northeastern frontier have called for the creation of permanent U.S....

    The Daily Vertical: Going To Extremes
    May24

    The Daily Vertical: Going To Extremes

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Metrojet Crash: Why The Insider Threat to Airport Security Isn’t Just Egypt’s Problem
    May24

    Metrojet Crash: Why The Insider Threat to Airport Security Isn’t Just Egypt’s Problem

    At 5:50 on the morning of October 31, 2015, Metrojet Flight 9268 received takeoff clearance from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, the travel hub for Egypt’s best-known Red Sea tourist destination. At the controls of the Russian plane was Valery Nemov, a pilot with more than 12,000 hours of flight time. He and his co-pilot, Sergei...

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Eastern Conflict
    May24

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Eastern Conflict

    Ukraine says seven of its servicemen have been killed and nine others wounded in the country’s east over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 24, 2016
    May24

    The Morning Vertical, May 24, 2016

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

    France Gives Entry Visa To Russian Minister Blacklisted By EU
    May24

    France Gives Entry Visa To Russian Minister Blacklisted By EU

    France granted Russian Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev an entry visa, even though he is on a European Union blacklist, the Russian ministry said on May 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine, European Leaders Discuss Ways To Settle Conflict
    May24

    Russia, Ukraine, European Leaders Discuss Ways To Settle Conflict

    The leaders of Russia, France, Germany, and Ukraine spoke by telephone on May 24 about ways to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict
    May24

    Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict

    The Kremlin says that the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine have spoken by telephone about ways to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...