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    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May06

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’
    May05

    Ukraine Bans U.S. Film Star Seagal As ‘National Security Threat’

    Ukraine has banned U.S. action film star Steven Seagal from entering the country, labeling him a national security threat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York
    May05

    U.S., Russia Set High-Level Meeting In New York

    The U.S. State Department says a top-level diplomat will meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on May 8 to discuss a range of bilateral issues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC
    May05

    High-level US-Russia talks set for next week in NYC

    Thomas Shannon, undersecretary for political affairs, will travel to New York on Monday to meet Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov “to discuss a range of bilateral issues,” the department said in a one-sentence statement. The working group headed by Shannon and Ryabkov is intended to address festering irritants in the...

    The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition
    May05

    The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition

    Senators want to see the communications of several former aides to Donald Trump with Russians.The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is one of several bodies investigating Russian interference in the election, sent letters to Carter Page, Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, and Michael Flynn, among others, requesting their emails and records of other...

    One German soldier’s fake Syrian refugee terror plot stokes fears of hidden military extremism
    May05

    One German soldier’s fake Syrian refugee terror plot stokes fears of hidden military extremism

    A German military officer with far-right beliefs created a fake identity as a Syrian refugee — successfully gaining political asylum and claiming monthly benefits — with the intention of carrying out a terror attack in his home country and framing it on his fictitious alter ego. The 28-year-old lieutenant, named in German media as Franco A, was...

    ‘Peace Plan’ Lawmaker Stripped Of Ukrainian Citizenship By Presidential Decree
    May05

    ‘Peace Plan’ Lawmaker Stripped Of Ukrainian Citizenship By Presidential Decree

    Andriy Artemenko, a Ukrainian lawmaker whose plan to resolve the three-year-old conflict in Ukraine reportedly wound up on the desk of then-U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, has been stripped of his citizenship by presidential decree, the State Migration Service says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine
    May05

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine

    A mother finds her son’s body, three years after he was killed in Ukraine — thanks to volunteers who repatriate bodies following the credo: “A dead soldier is not an enemy.” (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Moment An OSCE Vehicle Explodes In Ukraine
    May05

    The Moment An OSCE Vehicle Explodes In Ukraine

    This video shows the moment a vehicle carrying OSCE monitors hit a roadside bomb in an area of Luhansk Province, eastern Ukraine, controlled by Russia-backed separatists. An American paramedic, Joseph Stone, was killed in the April 23 blast — the first member of the OSCE mission to die in the 3-year-old conflict. RFE/RL obtained the video...

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House
    May05

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House

    Freedom House’s graphics about press freedom worldwide in 2016. Occupied Crimea among worst in press freedom KYIV – Crimea is the fourth least press-friendly territory or country in the world, independent democracy watchdog Freedom House found in its latest report on press freedom published in April. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s media...