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    Ukraine Crisis: Alexei Mozgovoi, Ukrainian Separatist ‘Ghost’ Battalion Rebel Commander Who Opposed Women Going To Pubs, Killed In Ambush
    May25

    Ukraine Crisis: Alexei Mozgovoi, Ukrainian Separatist ‘Ghost’ Battalion Rebel Commander Who Opposed Women Going To Pubs, Killed In Ambush

    Alexei Mozgovoi, a 40-year-old businessman-turned-separatist-commander, was killed in an ambush on a highway in eastern Ukraine, according to a video statement released Sunday by the pro-Russian Prizrak (“Ghost”) battalion Mozgovoi led. …read more Source: International Business...

    Polish President Concedes Defeat in Sunday’s Polls
    May25

    Polish President Concedes Defeat in Sunday’s Polls

    Incumbent Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, facing a surprisingly strong electoral challenge from conservative Andrzej Duda, conceded defeat Sunday. His concession came a short while after voting ended and a key exit poll showed him trailing by a 53-47 percent margin. Komorowski, a strong early favorite to win a second 5-year term, spoke to...

    Conservative newcomer Duda wins Polish presidential cliffhanger
    May25

    Conservative newcomer Duda wins Polish presidential cliffhanger

    Warsaw (AFP) – Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on Sunday won Poland’s presidential run-off, exit polls showed, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski on promises of generous social spending.An MEP and lawyer with a populist streak, Duda scored 53 percent support ahead of Komorowski, who mustered 47 percent,...

    Firearms of the revolution: The Molotov cocktails of Kyiv
    May24

    Firearms of the revolution: The Molotov cocktails of Kyiv

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    Poland Presidential Run-Off Too Close to Call
    May24

    Poland Presidential Run-Off Too Close to Call

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poles voted for a president on Sunday in a run-off that is too close to call but has already sounded a warning for the ruling Civic Platform as it looks to re-election later in the year. Originally seen as a shoo-in for a second five-year term, incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski finds himself neck and neck with his...

    Putin Signs Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ Foreign Organizations In Russia
    May24

    Putin Signs Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ Foreign Organizations In Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations “undesirable” in Russia and shut them down. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have condemned the measure as part of an “ongoing draconian crackdown which is squeezing...

    What it’s like to be a Google intern, and how to get a job there when you graduate
    May24

    What it’s like to be a Google intern, and how to get a job there when you graduate

    Rohan Shah is 22, and he’s a software engineer at Google. He was offered the job just before his senior year of college at the University of Illinois, but his career with Google started six months prior, in January 2013, when he was 20. Then, Shah remembers receiving an email from his dream employer. The search giant – the best company to...

    Eurovision: Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow wins final
    May24

    Eurovision: Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow wins final

    Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies. Italy took third in Europe’s iconic songfest, which this year carried the extra...

    Shelling Halts Production At Avdiyivka Coke Plant In East Ukraine: Metinvest
    May24

    Shelling Halts Production At Avdiyivka Coke Plant In East Ukraine: Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major damage. Avdiyivka produces 40 percent of Ukraine’s coke and any production outages will threaten output at the country’s...

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant
    May24

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant

    Heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine has halted production at a coke plant operated by Ukraine’s largest steel company. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...