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    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win
    May18

    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win

    The parents of Jamala, the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, said their daughter’s victory has unified Crimean Tatars. The Ukrainian performer won the competition with her song 1944, about the deportation of 240,000 Crimean Tatars by Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Jamala’s father said old ladies had been praying for his...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine
    May18

    US diplomat in Moscow for talks on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Ukraine.U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says she… …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, May 18, 2016
    May18

    The Morning Vertical, May 18, 2016

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

    Global Magnitsky Act Set for Markup — and a Showdown
    May18

    Global Magnitsky Act Set for Markup — and a Showdown

    Earlier this month, I wrote about the curious case of the Global Magnitsky Act, which, shortly after being scheduled for markup in the House Foreign Affairs Committee in April, disappeared from the committee’s agenda. The original Magnitsky Act, which was signed into law in 2012 and permits sanctions on Russian individuals involved in...

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia
    May18

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia (Transcript)
    May18

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia (Transcript)

    Vladimir Putin’s regime clearly has a bad case of Savchenkophobia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry
    May18

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry

    A prominent Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue says he has been denied entry into the European Union after arriving at a Greek airport despite not being on an EU sanctions list. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration
    May18

    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration

    BEIJING (AP) — China is staging joint war games featuring mock beach landing, helicopter assaults and tank battles along its east coast facing Taiwan, just days before the inauguration of the self-governing island’s new independence-leaning president. The Defense Ministry said Wednesday the air, land and sea drills were aimed at “testing...