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    Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-year Sentence for Crimean Filmmaker
    Aug19

    Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-year Sentence for Crimean Filmmaker

    Public prosecutors in Russia’s Rostov region on Wednesday asked judges for a 23-year sentence against a Ukrainian film director. Oleg Sentsov faces charges of leading a terrorist group and acts of terrorism. Critics have dismissed Sentsov’s prosecution as revenge — a Crimean native, he was a vocal opponent of Russia’s 2014...

    NATO Warns Russia Against Territory Grab In Ukraine
    Aug19

    NATO Warns Russia Against Territory Grab In Ukraine

    NATO has warned Moscow that any attempt by Russian-backed separatists to take more territory in eastern Ukraine would be “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The August Coup and the Final Days of the Soviet Union
    Aug19

    The August Coup and the Final Days of the Soviet Union

    Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S. diplomats, and uses their accounts to form...

    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....

    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: Associated...

    Russian FM: Putin Would Consider Meeting with Obama, if Invited
    Aug19

    Russian FM: Putin Would Consider Meeting with Obama, if Invited

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is open to a meeting with President Barack Obama when the Russian leader visits the United States to participate in the United Nations General Assembly next month, Russia’s foreign minister said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters in Sevastopol, Crimea, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Putin will...

    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:...