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    Russians ask for 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker
    Aug19

    Russians ask for 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors are asking a court to send a Ukrainian filmmaker to prison for 23 years on charges of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks. …read more Source: U.S....

    Moscow urges Europe to get Ukraine to comply with truce
    Aug19

    Moscow urges Europe to get Ukraine to comply with truce

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pushed Wednesday for European powers to get Ukraine to comply with a truce in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Meet Putin’s Hostages
    Aug19

    Meet Putin’s Hostages

    They are a police officer, a filmmaker, and a pilot. And they are hostages illegally abducted by a rogue regime. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Slaps French Chain Auchan with Food Inspections
    Aug19

    Russia Slaps French Chain Auchan with Food Inspections

    Russian officials are conducting “systematic” inspections at the French supermarket chain Auchan following concerns about poor quality meat, the country’s chief public health official said Wednesday. The inspections have taken place in all of Auchan’s Moscow stores since mid-June, said Anna Popova, head of the state...

    Russia’s Putin: Beware of Foreign-funded Sabotage in Crimea
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin: Beware of Foreign-funded Sabotage in Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned his security forces to be wary of foreign-funded sabotage in Russia-annexed Crimea.The Kremlin annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 following a hastily called referendum and defended its right to the Russian-speaking… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Film Director’s Defiant Court Statement: ‘The Greatest Sin Is Cowardice’
    Aug19

    Ukrainian Film Director’s Defiant Court Statement: ‘The Greatest Sin Is Cowardice’

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov stood before a Russian court in Rostov-on-Don on August 19 to offer a defiant closing statement in his trial with a co-defendant for alleged conspiracy to commit terrorism in forcibly annexed Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nearing Milestone, Queen Elizabeth Shows no Sign of Stepping Aside
    Aug19

    Nearing Milestone, Queen Elizabeth Shows no Sign of Stepping Aside

    After 63 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth next month becomes Britain’s longest-ruling monarch but there is little prospect of her stepping aside, as other aging European crowned heads have done, in favor of her son, Charles. Those close to Elizabeth — who on Sept. 9 takes the long-service record from her great-great-grandmother Queen...

    Putin’s War: Death of Daniel, 19-Year-Old Ukrainian Patriot
    Aug19

    Putin’s War: Death of Daniel, 19-Year-Old Ukrainian Patriot

    This story first appeared on The Daily Signal. A mortar killed Daniel Kasyanenko on a battlefield in eastern Ukraine. He was 19 years old. He died on August 6, almost six months after the February 12 cease-fire. He was one of 18 Ukrainian soldiers to die in a 10-day stretch from August 1 to August 10; 98 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in combat...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Speaks Out Against Russian “Crimes”
    Aug19

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Speaks Out Against Russian “Crimes”

    Russian prosecutors are seeking a 23-year prison sentence for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, on charges of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks. Speaking during his trial in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, Sentsov described the Russian government as “a criminal regime.”...

    Russia’s Putin: Beware of foreign-funded sabotage in Crimea
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin: Beware of foreign-funded sabotage in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned his security forces to be wary of foreign-funded sabotage in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: CNS...