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    Cameraman For Closed Crimean Tatar TV Channel Detained
    Apr21

    Cameraman For Closed Crimean Tatar TV Channel Detained

    A cameraman for a Crimean Tatar television channel that was shut down by the Russian authorities controlling the Black Sea peninsula has been detained over a clash in February 2014, shortly before its annexation by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mother Of Ukraine Pilot Jailed In Russia Seeks Global Help
    Apr21

    Mother Of Ukraine Pilot Jailed In Russia Seeks Global Help

    The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Situation Report: China looking at floating bases; Islamic State’s weed; defense contractors eye two big prizes; and lots more
    Apr21

    Situation Report: China looking at floating bases; Islamic State’s weed; defense contractors eye two big prizes; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson I’m on a boat. Forget about China building its own islands out of rocks in the South China Sea. Two Chinese companies are working on constructing massive, 2 km long floating sea bases that can move around according to need, and conduct a range of military operations. The idea is to build multiple...

    It’s Tax Time In Ukraine, And Financial Discrepancies Suggest Corruption Endures
    Apr21

    It’s Tax Time In Ukraine, And Financial Discrepancies Suggest Corruption Endures

    It’s tax season in Ukraine. And as politicians’ declarations come in, they suggest that corruption remains an enduring problem. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What you need to know about today’s economic news
    Apr21

    What you need to know about today’s economic news

    It’s the day you’ve been waiting for! (Probably.) At last, at long last, it is finally federal budget day. Let the debate – over everything from unemployment, to tax-free savings, to child care benefits, to stimulus – begin (and then we can hash it all over again tomorrow morning.) Wholesale trade numbers will also be out for Canada...

    Ruble Falls To Two-Week Low Against U.S. Dollar
    Apr21

    Ruble Falls To Two-Week Low Against U.S. Dollar

    Russia’s ruble currency has fallen to a two-week low against the U.S. dollar. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Medvedev sees more economic pain from sanctions in 2015
    Apr21

    Russia’s Medvedev sees more economic pain from sanctions in 2015

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he expected the economy to suffer further this year from Western sanctions over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Bomb Blast In Government-Held Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Apr21

    Bomb Blast In Government-Held Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Authorities say a bomb exploded in the center of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on April 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian National Jailed In Russia For Pro-Ukrainian Stance
    Apr21

    Belarusian National Jailed In Russia For Pro-Ukrainian Stance

    A 22-year-old Belarusian IT engineer has been sent to jail for pro-Ukrainian activities on the Internet. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support
    Apr21

    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support

    The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by a pro-Russian militia and has been in Russian custody since June 2014 on charges that she was involved in an attack that killed two...