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    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments
    Apr27

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling… …read more Source:...

    Lawyer Says Jailed Pilot Savchenko To Be Moved To Civilian Hospital
    Apr27

    Lawyer Says Jailed Pilot Savchenko To Be Moved To Civilian Hospital

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko says that the Ukrainian military pilot will be moved from a Moscow jail to a civilian hospital in the Russian capital on April 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU-Ukraine Summit Opens In Kyiv
    Apr27

    EU-Ukraine Summit Opens In Kyiv

    EU leaders and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have opened a summit in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kazakh presidential poll criticised by international monitors
    Apr27

    Kazakh presidential poll criticised by international monitors

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Western monitors on Monday slammed the lack of choice in Kazakhstan’s presidential election, which was won by incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev with 97.7 percent of the vote.”Voters were not offered a genuine choice between political alternatives,” said Cornelia Jonker, head of the...

    Kiev Jewish community gets $100,000 from EJC for security infrastructure
    Apr27

    Kiev Jewish community gets $100,000 from EJC for security infrastructure

    (JTA) — The European Jewish Congress has given $100,000 to the Jewish community of Kiev in order to strengthen security. The money will allow for around-the clock security at Jewish institutions and sites in the Ukrainian capital, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich, a Ukraine chief rabbi, said, according to the Jerusalem Post. “As an integral part of the...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military
    Apr27

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three other were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours… …read more Source:...

    Savchenko Back On Hunger Strike; Russian Jailers May Send Her To Civilian Hospital
    Apr27

    Savchenko Back On Hunger Strike; Russian Jailers May Send Her To Civilian Hospital

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko may be transferred to a civilian hospital after resuming a hunger strike to protest her incarceration in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Is Berlin Wavering?
    Apr27

    The Daily Vertical: Is Berlin Wavering?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU-Ukraine summit to deepen ties as shelling worsens
    Apr27

    EU-Ukraine summit to deepen ties as shelling worsens

    EU leaders will meet Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko shortly to discuss trade and peace efforts as heavy shelling intensifies in the east. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk will be at the Kiev talks. Ukraine wants EU peacekeepers to help enforce a ceasefire agreed with pro-Russian...

    The cost of quakes and conflicts
    Apr27

    The cost of quakes and conflicts

    Today, the biggest stories aren’t in the world of business: as the death toll in Nepal has climbed above 3,700, rescuers are scrambling to reach remote villages where people are still trapped. Even as the death toll continues to climb, it’s clear that the impact on Nepal’s development is going to be huge: a consultancy group...