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    Ukrainian Protesters Attack Convoy Of Former Pro-Russian Governor
    Apr19

    Ukrainian Protesters Attack Convoy Of Former Pro-Russian Governor

    The convoy of Mykhaylo Dobkin was attacked by protesters on April 18 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Dobkin is the former governor of the region whose pro-Russian politics has angered many Ukrainian veterans who fought against Russia-backed separatist. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities
    Apr19

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities

    The office for Crimea’s Prosecutor-General has said an RFE/RL journalist has been ordered not to leave the peninsula while he is being investigated by the Russia-backed authorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Hints at Deal with Russia to Swap Pilot
    Apr19

    Ukrainian President Hints at Deal with Russia to Swap Pilot

    Ukraine and Russia may have reached a deal to release jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a swap for two Russian officers convicted by a Ukrainian court. Both Kyiv and Moscow confirmed that in a telephone conversation Monday President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about Savchenko and the two Russian...

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says
    Apr19

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine this week. …read more Source: CNS...

    Serbia says it is determined to join the EU despite the bloc’s ‘problems’
    Apr19

    Serbia says it is determined to join the EU despite the bloc’s ‘problems’

    Francois Lenoir/ReutersBELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia is determined to join European Union despite the bloc’s “problems” but will do nothing to jeopardize its good relations with Russia, Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said. Dacic is also deputy prime minister in Serbia’s ruling coalition that is expected to win four more...

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to leave job long before contract ends
    Apr19

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to leave job long before contract ends

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller will leave his job in September, way ahead of the end of his three-year contract, due to his “changing personal circumstances.” The airline said Tuesday it has begun searching for a new CEO from a pool of internal and external candidates. Its statement said Mueller will serve a...

    Russia Dismisses Latvian Claim of $210 Billion in Soviet Damages
    Apr19

    Russia Dismisses Latvian Claim of $210 Billion in Soviet Damages

    Russia has dismissed Latvian claims that the Baltic country is owed over $200 billion in damages caused by its forced entry into the Soviet Union after the Second World War. When calculating the damages to the country as a result of the Soviet occupations of 1940 and 1945, members of Latvia’s state commission said that the Baltic state had...

    Amid Russia-US Military Maneuvers, NATO Talks Move Forward With Atmosphere Of ‘Mistrust’
    Apr19

    Amid Russia-US Military Maneuvers, NATO Talks Move Forward With Atmosphere Of ‘Mistrust’

    Ahead of the first talks between NATO and the Russia Council since the Ukraine crisis began over two years ago, the Kremlin described relations with the military and political alliance Tuesday as full of mistrust indicating a breakthrough was not likely in the discussions. …read more Source: International Business...

    Shakespeare Like You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Him
    Apr19

    Shakespeare Like You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Him

    Centuries after William Shakespeare wrote them, his plays are performed in a multitude of languages. To mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death on April 23, 1616, actors from the Balkans to Central Asia performed perhaps the most famous monologue from Hamlet for RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says
    Apr19

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to release a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, without elaborating if it would entail a swap for two Russian servicemen convicted by Kiev. Nadezhda Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia last month for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian...