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    Ukraine Says It Has Captured 2 Russian Soldiers
    May19

    Ukraine Says It Has Captured 2 Russian Soldiers

    The Kremlin repeated its longstanding denial that any Russian troops had been deployed across the border, despite growing evidence to the contrary. …read more Source: The New York...

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation
    May18

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. In May 1944, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin accused the Tatars of collaborating with German forces and ordered their deportation, many to...

    US’s Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire
    May18

    US’s Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — The United States wants to help solidify a shaky cease-fire and support efforts to resolve political and humanitarian concerns in Ukraine’s rebellious east, a top U.S. diplomat said Monday after meeting with Russian counterparts. …read more Source: CNS...

    Crimean police detain demonstrators commemorating the deportation of Tatars under Stalin
    May18

    Crimean police detain demonstrators commemorating the deportation of Tatars under Stalin

    Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: FOX...

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation
    May18

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: U.S....

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation
    May18

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to… …read more Source:...

    France-Russia Mistral Warships Deal: Settlement Negotiations Underway But Amount, Timing Of Compensation Are Issues
    May18

    France-Russia Mistral Warships Deal: Settlement Negotiations Underway But Amount, Timing Of Compensation Are Issues

    French and Russian officials were in the midst of negotiations Monday to reach a financial settlement for last year’s canceled sale of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers, according to a report. France opted not to complete a deal to send the fully-constructed warships to Russia due to concerns about purported activity in eastern Ukraine...

    Ukraine to prosecute captured ‘Russian soldiers’ for ‘terrorist’ acts
    May18

    Ukraine to prosecute captured ‘Russian soldiers’ for ‘terrorist’ acts

    Ukraine said Monday that two Russian servicemen captured in the country’s eastern conflict zone would be prosecuted for “terrorist acts,” a move that will likely worsen the already strained relationship between the countries “They are facing criminal charges, investigators are working with them,” Security Service of...

    US Official: Ukraine Cease-fire Being Violated ‘Daily’
    May18

    US Official: Ukraine Cease-fire Being Violated ‘Daily’

    A senior U.S. diplomat says a cease-fire deal in eastern Ukraine “is being violated on a daily basis.” U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland made the statement Monday after talks in Moscow with Russian officials. Nuland said the violations of the Western-brokered deal agreed to in February in Minsk...

    Captured Russian Special Forces Soldier Describes His Unit Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    May18

    Captured Russian Special Forces Soldier Describes His Unit Fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    Kiev claims to have captured two Russian special forces members fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...