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    Russia’s Putin, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran in St Petersburg: Kremlin
    May18

    Russia’s Putin, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran in St Petersburg: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss Iran, Syria and Ukraine when Macron visits St… …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars; Dozens Detained
    May18

    Ukraine Commemorates Deportation Of Crimean Tatars; Dozens Detained

    Ukraine commemorated the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars from their homeland in 1944, and authorities on the Russian-controlled peninsula briefly detained dozens of people there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    John McCain’s Last Fight
    May18

    John McCain’s Last Fight

    John McCain always said he’d go down fighting and so he has, dickering from his deathbed over CIA nominee Gina Haspel and pre-emptively uninviting President Donald Trump from his funeral, then leaving as a legacy some fierce final words for the leader of his party, who is now a political enemy. All Trump displays is “a reality-show...

    Drunk on Genocide: How the Nazis Celebrated Murdering Jews
    May18

    Drunk on Genocide: How the Nazis Celebrated Murdering Jews

    The role of alcohol in the Nazi genocide of European Jews deserves greater attention. It was noon in early 1942 as Johann Grüner approached the ‘German House’ in the Polish town of Nowy Targ for lunch. As a mid-level Nazi bureaucrat in occupied Poland, he enjoyed the privileges of power and the opportunity for career advancement that came...

    Merkel To Meet Putin In Sochi For Talks On Iran, Ukraine, Nord Stream 2
    May18

    Merkel To Meet Putin In Sochi For Talks On Iran, Ukraine, Nord Stream 2

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 18 for talks expected to focus on the Ukraine conflict, Europe’s response to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, and the construction of a pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany. …read more...

    Poroshenko Enacts New Sanctions Against Russia
    May18

    Poroshenko Enacts New Sanctions Against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to enact a recently adopted decision to expand sanctions on Russian companies and entities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Merkel’s trip Friday to the Black Sea resort of Sochi is her first visit to Russia in a year and comes amid tense relations between Berlin and Moscow. Germany has condemned Russia’s annexation of...

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Merkel’s trip Friday to the Black Sea resort of Sochi is … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Polish Leader Asks UN To Deploy Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    May18

    Polish Leader Asks UN To Deploy Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    Poland’s president has asked the UN Security Council to deploy a UN peacekeeping force in eastern Ukraine throughout the zone of conflict with Russia-backed separatists and along the border with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border
    May18

    Polish leader calls for UN force for Russia-Ukraine border

    Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is calling for U.N. peacekeepers to be sent to the Russia-Ukraine border and all territory controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine. Duda stressed “in the strongest … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...