: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May15

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has driven a large construction truck to open the much-anticipated bridge linking southern Russia and the Crimean peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: CTV...

    Vladimir Putin opens controversial bridge connecting Russia to Crimea
    May15

    Vladimir Putin opens controversial bridge connecting Russia to Crimea

    It will be the longest bridge in Europe, taking over the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Drives Truck Across Bridge From Russia To Crimea
    May15

    Putin Drives Truck Across Bridge From Russia To Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the country’s newly built bridge to the annexed Crimean Peninsula, driving a truck across the controversial span. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Set To Unveil Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia
    May15

    Putin Set To Unveil Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is due on May 15 to officially unveil a 19-kilometer-long road bridge linking the annexed Crimean Peninsula with Russian territories across the Kerch Strait. Construction of the bridge, which can carry up to 40,000 cars a day, started in 2016. It was originally expected to open in December but was finished ahead of...

    Russian Duma Approves Anti-Sanctions Bill In First Reading
    May15

    Russian Duma Approves Anti-Sanctions Bill In First Reading

    The Russian parliament’s lower chamber, the State Duma, has approved in its first reading a bill which provides for the jailing for up to four years of Russians who adhere to economic sanctions imposed by the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin to open controversial bridge connecting Russia to Crimea
    May15

    Vladimir Putin to open controversial bridge connecting Russia to Crimea

    It will be the longest bridge in Europe, taking over the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon. …read more Source: USA...

    Playbook scoop: Trump-aligned political group spending 1M to push red-state Dems to back Haspel
    May15

    Playbook scoop: Trump-aligned political group spending 1M to push red-state Dems to back Haspel

    NEW … END OF AN ERA … BOB BAUER, long-time top Democratic political law expert, is leaving Perkins Coie. He has been with the law firm for more than 35 years. The former White House Counsel to President Barack Obama plans to do more teaching at the New York University School of Law and continue his writing and speaking about constitutional law,...

    Ukraine Detains Local Director of Russian State News Agency
    May15

    Ukraine Detains Local Director of Russian State News Agency

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state security agents searched the offices of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti and detained the director of its… …read more Source: U.S....

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv
    May15

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv

    Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers have searched the office of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti’s branch in Ukraine and detained a journalist, accusing the media outlet of participating in a “hybrid information war” against Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in anti-Semitic rhetoric
    May15

    Ukrainian mayor, diplomat caught engaging in anti-Semitic rhetoric

    (JTA) — Amid international pressure on Ukraine over its perceived tolerance to anti-Semitism, a local mayor and a diplomat were documented engaging hate speech against Jews. The mayor of the village of Skole, located 60 miles southwest of Lviv, inveighed against Jews during a recent lecture before city councilmen, Eduard Dolinsky, director of the...