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    Nemtsov Report On Putin And Ukraine War To Be Released
    May11

    Nemtsov Report On Putin And Ukraine War To Be Released

    Documents seized by police. Soldiers too scared to speak. Print houses refusing to cooperate. Ilya Yashin speaks about the challenges of producing a report on the Ukraine war started by his late friend, Boris Nemtsov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    May11

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. The eurozone’s finance ministers will meet in Brussels today to continue talks to unlock bailout cash for Greece, one day before the country must pay a €750 million (£544 million; $840 million) debt bill to the International Monetary Fund. 2. A powerful typhoon that hit the...

    Merkel visits Moscow amid Ukraine crisis
    May11

    Merkel visits Moscow amid Ukraine crisis

    …read more Source: CNN

    Exit Poll: Opposition Forces Runoff In Poland’s Presidential Vote
    May11

    Exit Poll: Opposition Forces Runoff In Poland’s Presidential Vote

    Exit polls in Poland suggest that nationalist opposition candidate Andrzej Duda has won the most votes in the first round of Poland’s presidential election but did not get the 50 percent needed to win the presidency outright in the first round and will face incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski in a May 24 runoff. …read more Source: Radio...

    China Invites Russian Troops To Beijing’s WWII Parade
    May11

    China Invites Russian Troops To Beijing’s WWII Parade

    China’s Defense Ministry said on May 11 that China has invited Russian troops to march in a parade in September commemorating the end of World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German leader’s visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia
    May11

    German leader’s visit after parade boycott does little to mend rift with Russia

    MOSCOW — German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Kremlin on Sunday to pay respects to the millions of Soviet lives lost in World War II and to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Russia separatists to end the deadly conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    China and Russia Grow Even Closer
    May11

    China and Russia Grow Even Closer

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures while speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping, second left, watching the Victory Parade marking the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany in World War II, in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 9, 2015. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP) On Saturday, Russia staged a grand...

    Merkel says ‘still no ceasefire’ in east Ukraine
    May11

    Merkel says ‘still no ceasefire’ in east Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said there was still no genuine ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, as she paid a visit to Moscow to commemorate millions of Soviet soldiers and civilians who died in WWII.”Unfortunately we still do not have a ceasefire today,” Merkel said after talks with Russian President...

    Polish Presidential Exit Poll Signals May 24 Runoff Vote
    May10

    Polish Presidential Exit Poll Signals May 24 Runoff Vote

    A key exit poll shows Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski finishing second in Sunday’s presidential elections, behind conservative challenger Andrzej Duda. The poll, commissioned by Polish national media and released moments after voting closed, gives challenger Duda nearly 35 percent of Sunday’s vote. Komorowski is shown winning...

    Merkel Urges More Russian Action to Halt Ukraine Fighting
    May10

    Merkel Urges More Russian Action to Halt Ukraine Fighting

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Russia Sunday to do more to urge pro-Russian separatists to abide by a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and end fighting with Kyiv’s forces. “Unfortunately we still do not have a cease-fire today,” the German leader said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. She was in Moscow...