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    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’
    May17

    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’

    The winner of Europe’s immensely popular Eurovision Song Contest might have stoked tensions in Russia, but in her homeland she’s being lauded as a hero. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016
    May17

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016

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

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean… …read more Source:...

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine
    May17

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine

    By Matthias Williams and Margaryta Chornokondratenko KIEV (Reuters) – The launch of Ukraine’s new police patrol force last year sparked an… …read more Source:...

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
    May17

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says No IMF Aid for Ukraine Unless It Pays Its Debt
    May17

    Russia Says No IMF Aid for Ukraine Unless It Pays Its Debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
    May17

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision
    May17

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision

    First a drag queen won amid Putins crackdown on LGBT rights. Now a Crimean Tatar calling out Stalins atrocities has taken the prizeand Putinists blame the demonization of Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion
    May17

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion

    Eurovision has always been political spectacle, says Mayhill C. Fowler. And Ukraine and Russia have a longer history of politics making their culture entertaining. …read more Source:...

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities
    May17

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities

    The song “1944,” by singer-songwriter Susana Jamaladynova who performs as Jamala, has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest for Ukraine. This victory makes the annual event something more than a musical competition. “1944” recalls Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. As the Guardian explained, Stalin accused the Tatars of...