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    U.S. lawmakers say Russia ‘trying to hide their casualties by taking mobile crematoriums’ into Ukraine
    May27

    U.S. lawmakers say Russia ‘trying to hide their casualties by taking mobile crematoriums’ into Ukraine

    LiveLeakA mobile cremator seen in a video posted online, purportedly used by Russia in Ukraine to dispose of bodies to conceal its involvement in the neighbouring country. Russia is so desperate to hide its military involvement in Ukraine that it has brought in mobile crematoriums to destroy the bodies of its war dead, say U.S. lawmakers who...

    The Clock Finally Runs Out for FIFA
    May27

    The Clock Finally Runs Out for FIFA

    Leonhard Foeger / Reuters Imagine this: A shadowy multinational syndicate, sprawling across national borders but keeping its business quiet. Founded in the early 20th century, it has survived a tumultuous century, gradually expanding its power. It cuts deals with national governments and corporations alike, and has a hand in a range of...

    Biden: Debate on lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine ‘worth having’
    May27

    Biden: Debate on lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine ‘worth having’

    Biden opens door to weapons including anti-tank missiles. …read more Source: USA...

    US Lawmakers: Russia Incinerating Dead Troops in Ukraine
    May27

    US Lawmakers: Russia Incinerating Dead Troops in Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers say Russia is using mobile crematoriums to hide its military involvement in eastern Ukraine. The charge came in an interview of House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) with Bloomberg News, excerpts of which were published Tuesday. The congressmen were part of a fact...

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties
    May27

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia’s orbit? …read more Source: CNS...

    TV Showdown in Ukraine Highlights Press Freedom Anxieties
    May27

    TV Showdown in Ukraine Highlights Press Freedom Anxieties

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia’s orbit? The Kiev government has enjoyed EU and U.S. support as it strives to forge a pro-Western path and battles a pro-Russian insurgency that...

    Dramatic Battle Violates Ukraine Ceasefire
    May27

    Dramatic Battle Violates Ukraine Ceasefire

    RFE/RL has recorded dramatic evidence of the cease-fire in Ukraine being violated, with pro-government forces coming under sustained shelling in the village of Shyrokyne. The attack, filmed on May 24, resulted in one Ukrainian soldier dying of shrapnel wounds and another being wounded. Ukrainian military officials said Russian-backed separatists...

    Quadruplets born to 65 year old mother still in intensive care
    May27

    Quadruplets born to 65 year old mother still in intensive care

    BERLIN — Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother’s milk through feeding tubes. The babies were born during the 26th week of pregnancy at Berlin’s Charite Hospital on May 19. Five...

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties
    May27

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia’s orbit? …read more Source: U.S....

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties
    May27

    TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

    A moment of truth comes Thursday when the national television and radio broadcasting council meets on whether to rescind the Inter channel’s broadcasting license, following accusations of “destructive behavior” by prominent members of Parliament. Inter has faced a deluge of criticism in the legislature for its purported...