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    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed By Land Mine In Luhansk
    May04

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed By Land Mine In Luhansk

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and three others wounded by a land-mine explosion in the eastern Luhansk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia fumes, lashes out at the West’s VE-Day snub: Brian Stewart
    May04

    Russia fumes, lashes out at the West’s VE-Day snub: Brian Stewart

    After the end of the Cold War, VE-Day became the occasion to bring former wartime allies Russia and the West together. Today, amid the tensions over Ukraine, it seems to have become a week simply to unleash history’s demons, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Column Of Heavy Weapons Drives Through Donetsk
    May04

    Column Of Heavy Weapons Drives Through Donetsk

    At around 13:00 local time on May 3, a column of six Ural trucks pulling howitzers were filmed driving through central Donetsk, heading towards the north of the separatist-held city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU: Turkmenistan Could Supply Europe with Natural Gas by 2019
    May04

    EU: Turkmenistan Could Supply Europe with Natural Gas by 2019

    A top European official says the 28-nation European Union could begin receiving natural gas supplies from Turkmenistan by 2019, as part of a push to lessen dependence on Russia for Europe’s energy needs. European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, speaking last week, stressed the importance of Turkmenistan diversifying its export...

    The Burning Hatred that Divides Odessa
    May03

    The Burning Hatred that Divides Odessa

    This beautiful city on the Black Sea has become a symbol of the complex suspicions and conspiracies that plague Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Gargoyle: Trudeau mum on Chrétien-Putin meeting
    May03

    The Gargoyle: Trudeau mum on Chrétien-Putin meeting

    Justin Trudeau is keeping mum about former prime minister Jean Chrétien’s recent visit to Moscow. First, Trudeau’s spokesman, Cameron Ahmad, said the leader won’t comment on whether he was given a heads up or not that Chretien was planning to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Second, he also wouldn’t say whether...

    Ancient Samaritan Sect, Straddling Israel And Palestine, Celebrates Passover On West Bank Hilltop
    May03

    Ancient Samaritan Sect, Straddling Israel And Palestine, Celebrates Passover On West Bank Hilltop

    MOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank — The chants and prayers of hundreds of men echoed Saturday night from the top of a West Bank hill nestled next to a Jewish settlement and above the Palestinian city of Nablus. Those praying were neither Jewish nor Muslim, but instead, Samaritan — members of a tiny, ancient religious community who say they...

    Ukraine Crisis Opens Up Wiggle Room For Lukashenka
    May03

    Ukraine Crisis Opens Up Wiggle Room For Lukashenka

    The Belarusian president first criticized those in Moscow who view his country as “a northwestern province” of Russia, then did an about-face by flatly declaring that “we have been and always will be with Russia.” The war in Ukraine has put a sharp new spin on the dizzying relations between Minsk and Moscow. …read...

    Russian Fighting For Ukraine Refuses To ‘Die With A Russian Passport’
    May03

    Russian Fighting For Ukraine Refuses To ‘Die With A Russian Passport’

    A young Russian filmmaker who fought alongside government forces in eastern Ukraine is being granted Ukrainian citizenship after an emotional appeal to the country’s president. He says Russians fighting for Ukraine are in an impossible legal quandary. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Says Another Ukrainian Soldier Killed In East
    May03

    Kyiv Says Another Ukrainian Soldier Killed In East

    Ukraine’s military says that one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and six others wounded in attacks in the country’s volatile east, testing a fragile two-month cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...