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    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean
    May17

    Russia To Upgrade Crimean Radar Station To Detect Missile Launches From Black Sea, Mediterranean

    Russia will upgrade a radar station near Sevastopol in Crimea to detect potential missile launches from the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Sputnik News reported Tuesday, citing Izvestia newspaper. The development comes on the heels of a U.S. missile shield going operational in Romania — a move Moscow views as a threat to Russia’s...

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016
    May17

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars
    May17

    UN: Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean… …read more Source:...

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine
    May17

    New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine

    By Matthias Williams and Margaryta Chornokondratenko KIEV (Reuters) – The launch of Ukraine’s new police patrol force last year sparked an… …read more Source:...

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
    May17

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says No IMF Aid for Ukraine Unless It Pays Its Debt
    May17

    Russia Says No IMF Aid for Ukraine Unless It Pays Its Debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
    May17

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision
    May17

    Russia Cries Conspiracy Over Eurovision

    First a drag queen won amid Putins crackdown on LGBT rights. Now a Crimean Tatar calling out Stalins atrocities has taken the prizeand Putinists blame the demonization of Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion
    May17

    Opinion: Eurovision shows art follows invasion

    Eurovision has always been political spectacle, says Mayhill C. Fowler. And Ukraine and Russia have a longer history of politics making their culture entertaining. …read more Source:...

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities
    May17

    Winning Eurovision Song Remembers Communist Atrocities

    The song “1944,” by singer-songwriter Susana Jamaladynova who performs as Jamala, has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest for Ukraine. This victory makes the annual event something more than a musical competition. “1944” recalls Stalin’s mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. As the Guardian explained, Stalin accused the Tatars of...