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    Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues
    May11

    Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine reached several agreements Wednesday to improve security in the war-torn Donbas region, but failed to agree on holding elections in that part of eastern Ukraine, which is controlled by Russia-backed separatists. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who hosted the talks with...

    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing
    May11

    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing

    MOSCOW—The thousands of Russian names on a list of offshore companies suggests President Vladimir Putin’s effort to crack down on such entities is ineffective, experts say, and highlights how keeping wealth abroad remains one of the few ways to keep it safe from corrupt local officials. A database published by investigative journalists on...

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes
    May11

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes

    The ambitious U.S. plan to protect Europe from ballistic missiles goes online this week, and Russia is already making clear that a stern, if not outright belligerent, response may be forthcoming. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Recovers 17 Paintings Stolen In Italy
    May11

    Ukraine Recovers 17 Paintings Stolen In Italy

    Ukraine says it has recovered 17 paintings that were stolen from an Italian museum last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine tracks down Old Master paintings stolen from Verona
    May11

    Ukraine tracks down Old Master paintings stolen from Verona

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has hailed the ex-Soviet nation’s law enforcement agencies for tracking down prized Renaissance paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy. …read more Source: U.S....

    U.S. Gears up Missile Defense System in Europe to Protect Against Middle Eastern Threats. Here’s Why Russia Isn’t Pleased.
    May11

    U.S. Gears up Missile Defense System in Europe to Protect Against Middle Eastern Threats. Here’s Why Russia Isn’t Pleased.

    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....

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona
    May11

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has hailed the ex-Soviet nation’s law enforcement agencies for tracking down prized Renaissance paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy. President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday that the “brilliant operation” to recover 17 paintings by Rubens, Tintoretto, Pisanello and other Old...

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona
    May11

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona

    Ukraine’s president has hailed the ex-Soviet nation’s law enforcement agencies for tracking down prized Renaissance paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona
    May11

    Ukraine tracks down Renaissance paintings stolen from Verona

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has hailed the ex-Soviet nation’s law enforcement agencies for tracking down prized Renaissance paintings… …read more Source:...

    Russia Launches Fourth Electricity Line To Crimea
    May11

    Russia Launches Fourth Electricity Line To Crimea

    Russia has launched a fourth and final line supplying electricity from the Russian mainland to annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...