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    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest
    May08

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest

    Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital. Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest
    May08

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest

    Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital. Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Mr. Lavrov Comes to Washington
    May08

    Mr. Lavrov Comes to Washington

    Will progress be made on Ukraine, Syria, or U.S.-Russian relations? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red-Carpet Welcome in Kyiv
    May08

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red-Carpet Welcome in Kyiv

    Kyiv rolled out the red carpet on May 7 as competitors arrived ahead of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. Ukraine won the right to host the annual extravaganza this year by virtue of the country’s win last year in Sweden. Acts chosen in 42 countries in Europe and beyond are hoping to be crowned champion in the final round on May 13. As of...

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    May08

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Tillerson, Lavrov To Meet In Washington For Ukraine, Syria Talks
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov To Meet In Washington For Ukraine, Syria Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in Washington on May 10 to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as other bilateral issues, the U.S. State Department said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    May08

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday
    May08

    Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Wednesday in Washington to “discuss Ukraine, Syria and bilateral issues,” the State Department announced Monday. Lavrov and Tillerson met in Moscow in April, where they expressed conflicting views on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad was responsible for a...

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red Carpet Welcome in Kyiv
    May08

    Eurovision Acts Arrive For Red Carpet Welcome in Kyiv

    Kyiv rolled out the red carpet on May 7 as competitors arrived ahead of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. Ukraine won the right to host the annual extravaganza this year by virtue of the country’s win last year in Sweden. Acts chosen in 42 countries in Europe and beyond are hoping to be crowned champion in the final round on May 13. As of...

    Macron victory: How French presidential election is being received
    May08

    Macron victory: How French presidential election is being received

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is “very happy” that Emmanuel Macron has won the presidential election in France. Speaking at a party event Monday in Berlin, Merkel said Macron bears the hopes of many Europeans. She pledged to continue...