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    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance

    GENEVA (AP) — Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country — a proposal that was immediately rejected by a Russian state broadcaster. The European Broadcasting Union says...

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance

    GENEVA (AP) — Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country – a proposal that was immediately rejected by a Russian state broadcaster…. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance

    GENEVA (AP) — Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian military warehouse explodes near war’s front line
    Mar23

    Ukrainian military warehouse explodes near war’s front line

    Ukrainian officials suspect pro-Russia forces were behind a massive fire at an ammunition warehouse 60 miles from the front line of the war with Russian-backed separatists. Ukraine Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak made the claim following the morning fire but didn’t cite any evidence pointing to Russian involvement. The Russian military...

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message
    Mar23

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message

    Relations between Ukraine and Russia, dismal since 2014, are now at a nadir. …read more Source:...

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message
    Mar23

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message

    Relations between Ukraine and Russia, dismal since 2014, are now at a nadir. …read more Source:...

    When Russia interfered: I witnessed a Russian-led coup attempt in my home country
    Mar23

    When Russia interfered: I witnessed a Russian-led coup attempt in my home country

    (Credit: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File) Testifying before a congressional committee, FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that his agency is investigating links between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia. While this investigation continues, Americans should be reminded of the signs of Russian interference in democratic processes outside the...

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation
    Mar23

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation

    BRUSSELS—Hours before Wednesday’s attack in London, the head of the European Union police agency Europol warned that a large group of radicalized individuals posed a constant threat to Britain and Europe. “Some of these are likely to succeed in the future,” Rob Wainwright, who is British, wrote in a blog to commemorate the attacks in...

    Murder in Kiev
    Mar23

    Murder in Kiev

    MOSCOW—As he was coming out of a ritzy Kiev hotel, a shower of bullets descended on former Russian parliament member Denis Voronenkov and his bodyguard, who returned fire, injuring the shooter. In a matter of minutes, Voronenkov lay dead in the street, photographers snapping pictures of his splayed and bloodied body, still in its expensive blue...

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian member of parliament who fled to Ukraine after mounting heavy criticism against President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday. Denis Voronenkov, a former Communist member in the lower house of Russian parliament, was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of a high-end hotel in the Ukrainian capital,...