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    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list
    May19

    EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has added several senior North Korean military officers to its sanctions list. The EU said Thursday that 18 people, most of them North Korean officers, and one “entity” involved in programs linked to ballistic missiles or weapons of mass destruction had been put on the list. No names were provided, although...

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Tatar Deportation From Crimea
    May19

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Tatar Deportation From Crimea

    Ukrainians gathered in Kyiv on the evening of May 18 to commemorate the mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. Some 200,000 people from the minority group were sent to Central Asia on the orders of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Renames Third-Largest City
    May19

    Ukraine Renames Third-Largest City

    The Ukrainian parliament has voted to change the name of the country’s third-largest city from Dnipropetrovsk to Dnipro. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a… …read more Source:...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. A court in Moscow found Pyotr Pavlensky guilty, though he won’t have to serve prison time in this case because the statute of limitations had...

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest
    May19

    Russian performance artist convicted in pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances was convicted Thursday of vandalism for a pro-Ukraine protest and sentenced to 16 months in prison. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended

    European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says she expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2016
    May19

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2016

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