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    Sevastopol Journal: Crimean Winemakers Look to Shed the Rot Gut Label
    Oct20

    Sevastopol Journal: Crimean Winemakers Look to Shed the Rot Gut Label

    Pioneer boutique winemakers around Sevastopol are seeking to convince Russian consumers that quality wine does not have to come from France. …read more Source: The New York...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad
    Oct20

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad

    The arrest in Ukraine of a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist renews accusations that Interpol’s global alert system is being abused by authoritarian regimes to intimidate their critics abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters

    Protesters calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down notched a small victory on October 19 as parliament sent a bill on lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution to the Constitutional Court for review. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv

    Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy has called on law enforcement authorities to “immediately and objectively investigate” a deadly traffic accident in the eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms
    Oct20

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms

    Ukrainian lawmakers were set to debate reforms as protesters camped outside parliament for a third day demanding the government clamp down on corruption. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West
    Oct20

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West

    Lawmakers in Ukraine have approved a long-awaited law reforming the health-care system replacing broken-down Soviet-era arrangements with a Western-style, tax-funded healthcare insurance system. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad

    The arrest in Ukraine of a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist renews accusations that Interpol’s global alert system is being abused by authoritarian regimes to intimidate their critics abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected
    Oct19

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected

    Five people were killed on October 18 when a car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that cited traffic safety violations rather than an extremist plot or terrorist link. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 dead in Ukraine after vehicle plows into sidewalk crowd
    Oct18

    5 dead in Ukraine after vehicle plows into sidewalk crowd

    Ukrainian police say five people are dead after a vehicle plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk in the city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: FOX...

    Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania
    Oct18

    Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania

    (JTA) — Police in Romania arrested three teenagers accused of destroying 10 headstones at a Jewish cemetery. The incident occurred over the weekend, police said in a statement Monday about the arrests near the northern city of Reghin, located 200 miles north of Bucharest, the capital. The suspects allegedly smashed the headstones and drew a...