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    Ukraine President Honors Eurovision Winner Jamala with Award
    May17

    Ukraine President Honors Eurovision Winner Jamala with Award

    Eurovision Song Contest winner Jamala has been awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine in Kyiv following her weekend victory at the competition with her “1944” song about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union. Ukrainian politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko, who handed the singer the award on...

    How Home Sewing Personalized Fashion
    May17

    How Home Sewing Personalized Fashion

    I am on the short side of petite, so clothes shopping is often a problem. But my mother, a gifted seamstress, always came to the rescue with her round, gold sewing tin with the red-and-green, mid-century starbursts on it. She’d instruct me to climb up on the dining room table so she could hem pants that puddled at my ankles and skirts that...

    All the President’s Men
    May17

    All the President’s Men

    Why President Poroshenko’s latest power grab shows that the reform process in Ukraine is stalling. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds
    May17

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds

    Ukrainian singer Jamala says she rejects criticism that her song 1944 took top prize at the Eurovision Song Contest for political rather than artistic reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean
    May17

    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean

    Russia will upgrade a radar station near Sevastopol in Crimea to detect potential missile launches from the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Sputnik News reported Tuesday, citing Izvestia newspaper. The development comes on the heels of a U.S. missile shield going operational in Romania — a move Moscow views as a threat to Russia’s...

    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...