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    The State of Russian Independent Media: Exiles, Enlighteners and Activists
    Jun18

    The State of Russian Independent Media: Exiles, Enlighteners and Activists

    On March 12, 2014, Galina Timchenko, the editor-in-chief of Russian news website Lenta.Ru, received a call from Alexander Mamut, the publication’s principal stockholder. Mamut commended Timchenko for her professional abilities. “You’re a great editor,” he said. He also informed her that she was fired. Mamut never explained why he made...

    Greek official slammed for saying ‘victims become bullies’ in Holocaust speech
    Jun18

    Greek official slammed for saying ‘victims become bullies’ in Holocaust speech

    (JTA) — A Greek official is accused of abusing the memory of the Holocaust by mentioning Gaza during a speech about the genocide, and saying that “victims become bullies.” The criticism by The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a watchdog group, was over a speech that Panagiotis Sgouridis, a deputy minister of rural development, gave on June 7 in the...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his pro-Russian views. …read more Source: CNS...

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained
    Jun18

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his pro-Russian views. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Officials Say Suspected Killers of Reporter Detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine Officials Say Suspected Killers of Reporter Detained

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his… …read more Source:...

    Russia To Extend Food Import Ban If EU Extends Sanctions
    Jun18

    Russia To Extend Food Import Ban If EU Extends Sanctions

    Russian Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow will extend its embargo on European Union agricultural products if the bloc extends sanctions as expected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin
    Jun18

    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may toughen its response to European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis if the EU carries out a decision to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Detains Suspects In Journalist Buzyna’s Killing
    Jun18

    Ukraine Detains Suspects In Journalist Buzyna’s Killing

    Ukrainian authorities have detained two people suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Oles Buzyna. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, EU ready tough Russia sanctions, in case they’re needed
    Jun18

    US, EU ready tough Russia sanctions, in case they’re needed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Europe have prepared a new round of penalties against Russia for delivering an immediate response if Russian-backed rebels push deeper into Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....