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    The Daily Vertical: Eye On Odesa (Transcript)
    Apr27

    The Daily Vertical: Eye On Odesa (Transcript)

    In the coming weeks, it’s probably a good idea to keep a close eye on Odesa. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Chief, Iranian Defense Minister In Moscow For Security Conference
    Apr27

    OSCE Chief, Iranian Defense Minister In Moscow For Security Conference

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to meet in Moscow on April 27 with Lamberto Zannier, the secretary-general of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Talk Show Host Loses Work Permit, Vows Hunger Strike
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Talk Show Host Loses Work Permit, Vows Hunger Strike

    A prominent Ukrainian talk show host was stripped of his work permit on April 26, sparking an uproar that forced Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to defend his record on media freedom. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin Visits China April 27-28
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin Visits China April 27-28

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will visit the People’s Republic of China on April 27-28 for meetings with his Chinese counterpart and other senior officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low
    Apr27

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low

    Freedom of the press declined across the globe last year to its lowest point in more than a decade, a Washington watchdog group has concluded. Freedom House, which advocates for the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, said in a new report Wednesday that only one in seven people across the globe lives in countries where coverage...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr27

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    World Press Freedom At Lowest In More Than A Decade, Watchdog Says
    Apr27

    World Press Freedom At Lowest In More Than A Decade, Watchdog Says

    A U.S.-based rights watchdog says press freedom in the world declined in 2015 to its lowest level in 12 years, under increased pressure from a combination of political, criminal, and terrorist elements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl and Communism
    Apr27

    Chernobyl and Communism

    Chernobyl has been much in the news, with good reason. Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, as Lydia Smith noted in the International Business Times, “one of the four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl power plant in northern Ukraine exploded. It was the most catastrophic nuclear disaster the world has ever witnessed, sending massive amounts of...

    Court in Russia-Annexed Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr27

    Court in Russia-Annexed Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    (MOSCOW) — The Supreme Court in the Russia-annexed peninsula Crimea on Tuesday banned a Crimean Tatar group in the latest step to marginalize the minority. Crimea’s prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya who personally lodged the lawsuit welcomed the ruling against the Mejlis, an assembly of Tatar community leaders. “This decision aims to ensure...

    Chernobyl’s haunting impact, 30 years later
    Apr27

    Chernobyl’s haunting impact, 30 years later

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Now, 30 years on from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the fallout from that fateful day still haunts Europe as a somber anniversary is marked. (BELL TOLLING) HARI SREENIVASAN: Bells tolled 30 times in Kiev, once for each year since the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The president of Ukraine spoke at Chernobyl itself....