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    Putin inaugurates final power link to Crimea
    May11

    Putin inaugurates final power link to Crimea

    Russia’s president has flipped the switch to open the last of four electricity lines to Crimea aimed at allowing the Russia-annexed peninsula to end its reliance on Ukrainian power. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    U.S. To Unveil European Missile-Defense System
    May11

    U.S. To Unveil European Missile-Defense System

    The United States is expected to formally announce its European missile-defense system operational on May 12, despite protests from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks
    May11

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks

    Russia, Ukraine and France sent their top diplomats to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss how to move ahead with the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine amid a fragile cease-fire and little progress on political issues. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    US gears up missile defense system in Europe to Russia’s ire
    May11

    US gears up missile defense system in Europe to Russia’s ire

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A U.S. missile defense system aimed at protecting Europe from ballistic missile threats is moving into higher gear this week, with a site in Romania becoming operational on Thursday and officials breaking ground at another site in Poland a day later. The system has been under development for years and is, NATO and U.S....

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
    May11

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — You can croon about unrequited love, dance with unbridled passion or dress up in drag. Just keep politics out of it. Organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest say the annual kitsch-fest, which is watched by almost 200 million people in dozens of countries, is about having a good time, not making political statements. Yet it...

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks
    May11

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia, Ukraine and France sent their top diplomats to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss ways of moving forward with the peace… …read more Source:...

    Polanski producer and Holocaust survivor Gene Gutowski dies
    May11

    Polanski producer and Holocaust survivor Gene Gutowski dies

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Gene Gutowski, a Polish-American Holocaust survivor who was the producer of three films by director Roman Polanski in the 1960s and reunited with him decades later for the Oscar-winning Holocaust drama, “The Pianist,” has died. He was 90. Gutowski’s son, Adam Bardach, told The Associated Press that his father died of...

    Foreign Ministers Hold Ukraine Talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign Ministers Hold Ukraine Talks in Berlin

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are meeting in Berlin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Azerbaijan Named Europe’s Worst Place for LGBTI People
    May11

    Azerbaijan Named Europe’s Worst Place for LGBTI People

    Azerbaijan has ranked as the worst place for LGBTI people to live in Europe in the annual Rainbow Index by the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA-Europe). The oil-rich Caspian state met under 5 percent of ILGA-Europe’s assessment criteria, which evaluate the legal and practical...

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are meeting in Berlin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...