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    Russia Could Join European Union Within 20 Years Despite Current Tension, Czech President Says
    May12

    Russia Could Join European Union Within 20 Years Despite Current Tension, Czech President Says

    Russia could join the European Union within two decades despite the current worsening relations between Moscow and Europe, Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday. The European Union has been at odds with Russia for its March 2014 annexation of Crimea and its purported involvement in the conflict between Ukraine’s pro-West government and...

    Kremlin critics’ report claims Russia deeply embroiled in Ukraine conflict
    May12

    Kremlin critics’ report claims Russia deeply embroiled in Ukraine conflict

    Russian opposition activists published a report Tuesday that they claim proves that Russia is deeply involved in the war in Ukraine, seeking to counter overwhelming state media reports casting the events as a local uprising against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kerry meets Russia's Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    Kerry meets Russia's Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to ease badly strained relations over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, but the tone ahead of the meeting didn’t augur well for a breakthrough on any of the many issues dividing the two powers. …read more Source: Boston...

    Kerry visits Russia, will meet with Putin
    May12

    Kerry visits Russia, will meet with Putin

    Ed AdamczykSOCHI , Russia, May 12 (UPI) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Russia Tuesday with plans to discuss Ukraine, Yemen, Iraq and Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: United Press...

    To Defeat Rebels, Ukraine Military Might Allow Foreigners To Join Armed Forces
    May12

    To Defeat Rebels, Ukraine Military Might Allow Foreigners To Join Armed Forces

    Ukraine’s parliament gave Tuesday its first approval to a bill that would let foreigners serve in the nation’s military. The Supreme Rada voted to pass the first reading of the bill, which would enable non-Ukrainians to serve as privates and junior officers in the armed forces, the Associated Press reported. It will now go to a second...

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    Kerry is in Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin with an eye on easing badly strained relations over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Kerry meets Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    Kerry meets Russia’s Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to ease badly strained relations over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, but the tone ahead of the meeting didn’t augur… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    New Ukraine Report Blames Russia for Stoking Conflict
    May12

    New Ukraine Report Blames Russia for Stoking Conflict

    Colleagues of the slain Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov, have published a report they say details the participation of Russian troops in the war in Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine Conflict: Will The Ceasefire Hold?
    May12

    Ukraine Conflict: Will The Ceasefire Hold?

    The BBC’s Tom Burridge has spent the past month in eastern Ukraine. Here is his snapshot assessment of the latest situation on the ground. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian opposition: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine
    May12

    Russian opposition: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition activists published a report Tuesday that they claim proves that Russia is deeply involved in the war in Ukraine, seeking to counter overwhelming state media reports casting the events as a local uprising against the Ukrainian government. Drawing on media accounts, testimonies from relatives and other...