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    Silencing of Crimean Tatar TV sparks outcry from rights bodies, Ukraine, Turkey
    Apr03

    Silencing of Crimean Tatar TV sparks outcry from rights bodies, Ukraine, Turkey

    By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – The silencing of a TV station for the Tatar people in Crimea, annexed by Russia… …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: Iran and world powers agree to a tentative nuclear deal; Middle East nations now worry about the rise of Tehran; Al-Shabab massacres students in Kenya; and much more from around the world.
    Apr03

    FP’s Situation Report: Iran and world powers agree to a tentative nuclear deal; Middle East nations now worry about the rise of Tehran; Al-Shabab massacres students in Kenya; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Iran and the P5+1 allies strike a tentative nuclear deal. Each side made deep concessions to reach an accord. Now, the United States and Iran appear ready to set aside years of mistrust in an attempt to resolve their differences through diplomacy. FP’s Colum Lynch and John Hudson: “In Washington, U.S....

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Moves From Sending Soldiers To Training Rebel Fighters During Shaky Ceasefire
    Apr03

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Moves From Sending Soldiers To Training Rebel Fighters During Shaky Ceasefire

    As a tenuous ceasefire continues to hold in strife-torn eastern Ukraine, Russian forces in the country are moving from direct participation in military action, to training rebel fighters in the use of sophisticated weaponry, according to reports. …read more Source: International Business...

    Turkey decries rights abuses of Crimean Tatars, to send observer mission
    Apr03

    Turkey decries rights abuses of Crimean Tatars, to send observer mission

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday described the situation in Crimea as “unacceptable”, decrying rights… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Separatist Fighter
    Apr03

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Separatist Fighter

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says it has detained an alleged mercenary suspected of having fought on the side of pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soviet WWII Hero’s Granddaughter Attacked In Almaty
    Apr03

    Soviet WWII Hero’s Granddaughter Attacked In Almaty

    A granddaughter of a Soviet World War II hero, General Ivan Panfilov, has been beaten by unknown attackers in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey Decries Abuses In Crimea
    Apr03

    Turkey Decries Abuses In Crimea

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has described the situation in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014, as “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CIS Senior Diplomats Meet In Bishkek
    Apr03

    CIS Senior Diplomats Meet In Bishkek

    Senior diplomats of the Russian-dominated Commonwealth of Independent states have gathered in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, to discuss ways to increase cooperation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them
    Apr03

    Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them

    On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers on the sunlit training grounds outside this town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
    Apr03

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    By NATALIYA VASILYEVA read more …read more Source: CNS...