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    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed In Separatist East: Kiev Military
    May23

    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed In Separatist East: Kiev Military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and five wounded in clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Saturday. Violence has lessened significantly in Ukraine’s east since the ceasefire was brokered in...

    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed, Five Wounded In Separatist East
    May23

    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed, Five Wounded In Separatist East

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and five wounded in clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Adopt ‘Tough’ Position If Ukraine Defaults
    May23

    Russia To Adopt ‘Tough’ Position If Ukraine Defaults

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia would adopt he calls a tough position if Ukraine decides not to repay debts owed by its previous government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine defaults: PM Medvedev
    May23

    Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine defaults: PM Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia would adopt a tough position if Ukraine decided not to pay off debts owed by its previous government, Russian Prime… …read more Source:...

    German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets
    May23

    German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets

    Berlin (AFP) – A 65-year-old German woman, who is already a mother of 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.The three boys and one girl were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have “good chances of...

    Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest
    May23

    Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest

    Vienna (Austria) (AFP) – Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza.But as Australia’s maiden entry in the annual jamboree of the camp, the catchy and the corny from 1900 GMT, and watched by...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Report Finds War Crimes
    May23

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Report Finds War Crimes

    Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, Amnesty International said in a report. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amnesty International raises alarm over war crimes in Ukraine
    May23

    Amnesty International raises alarm over war crimes in Ukraine

    Former captives of both Ukrainian government and separatist forces say they faced savage beatings, torture, kicking and stabbings. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia Warns Traveling Citizens of ‘Threat’ of U.S. Law Enforcement
    May23

    Russia Warns Traveling Citizens of ‘Threat’ of U.S. Law Enforcement

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians around the world. In a statement on Friday it also accused Washington of kidnapping Russians, citing cases such as that of Vladimir...

    Norwegian gas just knocked Russia down a peg in Europe
    May22

    Norwegian gas just knocked Russia down a peg in Europe

    Norway just officially overtook Russia as western Europe’s top gas supplier — which suggests that EU’s attempt to move away from Moscow gas is working, according Reuters. During the first quarter of 2015, Norway exported 29.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) to western Europe, according to Norwegian state operator Gassco figures. Meanwhile,...