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    Special Report: Russian fighters, caught in Ukraine, cast adrift by Moscow
    May29

    Special Report: Russian fighters, caught in Ukraine, cast adrift by Moscow

    By Maria Tsvetkova KIEV (Reuters) – From his hospital bed in the Ukrainian capital, Russian fighter Alexander Alexandrov feels abandoned by… …read more Source:...

    Ruble rebound threatens ‘Made in Russia’ industry revival
    May29

    Ruble rebound threatens ‘Made in Russia’ industry revival

    Russian sectors, from building materials to craft beer, took advantage of the ruble’s drop to undercut better-known imported rivals and gain a bigger domestic market share. Oil companies were also helped, as they sell their product for dollars but have many expenses in rubles, helping to temper the financial pain from lower crude prices....

    Greece looms large over final day of G7 finance meeting
    May29

    Greece looms large over final day of G7 finance meeting

    Dresden (Germany) (AFP) – Greece’s fate in the euro area continued to cast a shadow over the second and final day of a Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in Dresden Friday with still no sign of a deal in sight.The governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda — who is attending the meeting — warned of the...

    Separatist Leader Pledges To Retake Ukrainian Towns
    May29

    Separatist Leader Pledges To Retake Ukrainian Towns

    A self-proclaimed leader of the pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has pledged to take control of cities controlled by Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bomb damages sweet shop belonging to Ukraine president’s Roshen chain
    May29

    Bomb damages sweet shop belonging to Ukraine president’s Roshen chain

    KIEV (Reuters) – A bomb exploded outside a sweet shop in Kiev that is owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s Roshen chain, police… …read more Source:...

    Russia steps up propaganda push with online “Kremlin trolls”
    May29

    Russia steps up propaganda push with online “Kremlin trolls”

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lines of an information war, say those who have been inside. Known as “Kremlin trolls,” the men and women work 12-hour shifts around the clock, flooding the Internet with propaganda aimed at...

    Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebec
    May29

    Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebec

    News of Katriuk’s death emerged several hours after the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs said Ottawa should take the necessary steps to ensure that he be held accountable if he were found guilty of war crimes committed in collaboration with the Nazis. According to war reports, Katriuk was a member of a Ukrainian battalion of the SS, the...

    Alleged Nazi War Criminal Wanted By Russia Dies In Canada
    May29

    Alleged Nazi War Criminal Wanted By Russia Dies In Canada

    A Canadian man suspected of being a Nazi war criminal who participated in a 1943 massacre of villagers in Belarus has died, his lawyer said May 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin classifies Russian soldiers’ deaths while denying Ukraine buildup
    May29

    Putin classifies Russian soldiers’ deaths while denying Ukraine buildup

    Russian opposition activists released a report this month saying at least 220 serving Russian soldiers were killed in fighting in east Ukraine last summer and earlier this year. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russian Anti-Corruption Campaigner Slams Putin’s Crackdown on Dissent
    May29

    Russian Anti-Corruption Campaigner Slams Putin’s Crackdown on Dissent

    Russian anti-corruption campaigner and opposition blogger Alexei Navalny on Thursday slammed President Vladimir Putin’s move to intensify a crackdown on dissenting voices with a law against “undesirable NGOs.” The measure allows Russia’s prosecutor general to ban any foreign or international organizations that are deemed a threat to...