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    Civilians Die As Shells Rip Apart Cars Near Donetsk
    Apr27

    Civilians Die As Shells Rip Apart Cars Near Donetsk

    Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatist forces traded accusations about responsibility for a deadly shelling of civilians on a roadway near Donestsk. Local authorities reported at least five people died near a checkpoint in the separatist-controlled area. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Russian Wine Prices Spike Amid Financial Crisis
    Apr27

    Russian Wine Prices Spike Amid Financial Crisis

    Russia’s financial crisis continues to hit the alcohol industry hard, as wine prices are up by as much as 15 percent among some brands, exceeding winemakers’ bleak projections. Russia is caught in an economic recession brought on by an unstable ruble, volatile oil prices, and the effects of a ban on many Western food imports. Its...

    Russian Wine Prices Spike Amid Financial Crisis
    Apr27

    Russian Wine Prices Spike Amid Financial Crisis

    Russia’s financial crisis continues to hit the alcohol industry hard, as wine prices are up by as much as 15 percent among some brands, exceeding winemakers’ bleak projections. Russia is caught in an economic recession brought on by an unstable ruble, volatile oil prices, and the effects of a ban on many Western food imports. Its...

    5 civilians killed as war quietly rages in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    5 civilians killed as war quietly rages in eastern Ukraine

    Pregnant woman among at least five killed in worst civilian loss of life in months since two year war started and claimed over nine thousand lives …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Separatists Say Five Killed On Front Line
    Apr27

    Ukraine Separatists Say Five Killed On Front Line

    Russia-backed separatist representatives in eastern Ukraine say at least five people were killed in an attack on a checkpoint in the town of Yelenivka. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian forces to train Ukrainian soldiers to investigate airline crashes
    Apr27

    Canadian forces to train Ukrainian soldiers to investigate airline crashes

    Canadian military trainers are developing a program to train Ukrainian soldiers to conduct flight safety investigations — a move that comes almost two years after the deadly crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over a contested region of Ukraine. “They’ll learn how to conduct investigations for flight accidents. It’s actually geared...

    How Russia Is Lying to Us About Syria
    Apr27

    How Russia Is Lying to Us About Syria

    What seemed like an encouraging headline a few weeks ago was really all smoke and mirrors—far from pulling out of Syria, Russia has been rolling in even more troops and equipment. Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again proven that he cannot be trusted. On March 14, Putin began ordering troops to return home from Syria. It is true that...

    Canadian forces to train Ukrainian soldiers to investigate airline crashes
    Apr27

    Canadian forces to train Ukrainian soldiers to investigate airline crashes

    Canadian military trainers are developing a program to train Ukrainian soldiers to conduct flight safety investigations — a move that comes almost two years after the deadly crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over a contested region of Ukraine. “They’ll learn how to conduct investigations for flight accidents. It’s actually...

    Odesa Protesters Defiant After Attack
    Apr27

    Odesa Protesters Defiant After Attack

    Ukrainian protesters demanding the resignation of Odesa’s mayor in connection with reported offshore holdings have remained defiant a day after a violent attack on their camp wounded several activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Beautiful Tree Tunnel In Ukraine Is An Accidental Wonder
    Apr27

    This Beautiful Tree Tunnel In Ukraine Is An Accidental Wonder

    It’s one of the most photographed places in Ukraine. Visitors travel from around the world to see the famous tree tunnel running through the small western town of Klevan. As RFE/RL’s Amos Chapple discovered when he explored the site, Ukraine’s “Tunnel of Love” can reportedly trace its origins all the way back to the tensions and...