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    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses
    May02

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies have asked a U.N. arbitrator to award them compensation for investments they lost when Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) said Monday. The case, brought in June but only now made public, involves gas stations owned by Ukrnafta and Stabil. It is the lastest...

    Satire Is Thriving in Russia, While Many Russians Aren’t
    May02

    Satire Is Thriving in Russia, While Many Russians Aren’t

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual “direct line” conversation with the nation was still going strong when the joking began on social media. “Question: ‘Everyone has had to make cuts to their household budgets recently. What have you cut spending on?’ Putin: ‘On you lot,’” wrote one Twitter user, in a parody of the...

    Odessa on Edge
    May02

    Odessa on Edge

    In a quirk of the calendar, the somewhat ideologically divergent holidays of May Day and Orthodox Easter fell on the same Sunday this year. In Odessa, the Easter Sunday festivities took place on an afternoon so lovely that the citizens of the city could be forgiven for forgetting the generalized sense of dread that had taken hold of the town for...

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses
    May02

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula have asked a UN arbitrator to award compensation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses
    May02

    Ukraine energy firms turn to arbitrator over Crimea losses

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized control of the peninsula have… …read more Source:...

    The Briefing: Odesa Heats Up
    May02

    The Briefing: Odesa Heats Up

    Tensions are high in the Ukrainian city of Odesa on the second anniversary of clashes between pro-Kyiv demonstrators and Moscow-backed militants that killed dozens of people. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Grenades Found In Odesa On Anniversary Of Deadly Clash
    May02

    Grenades Found In Odesa On Anniversary Of Deadly Clash

    Police in Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa say they found three hand grenades on May 2 ahead of a commemoration ceremony for the 48 people who were killed in a 2014 clash between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian demonstrators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 2, 2016
    May02

    The Morning Vertical, May 2, 2016

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

    Tensions, violence rise in Ukraine as Western powers urge reforms
    May02

    Tensions, violence rise in Ukraine as Western powers urge reforms

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and seven were wounded in combat wit Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukraine, where officials said new Russian military troops arrived in rebel-held territory as escalating violence threatens a cease-fire that too …read more Source: USA...

    Stage Hands
    May02

    Stage Hands

    Our London Kleptocracy Tours are a simple idea. We rent a bus, invite along the curious, and show them luxurious London properties owned by wealthy foreigners who have bought chunks of the British capital, while expert guides describe the origin of the individuals’ fortunes. In May we will launch tour number three and, if the reception of...