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    Ukrainians Express Outrage Over U.S. Sculptor’s Seated Ballerina

    Ukrainians have taken to the Internet to criticize U.S. artist Jeff Koons over his sculpture of a sitting ballerina recently installed in New York, saying it appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House Reviews Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine

    The Trump White House is reviewing the series of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Obama administration and has no position right now on whether to maintain them, a top Trump official said on May 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutors To Look Into Comments By Transparency International Official

    The Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office says it will look into recent remarks by the deputy chief of Transparency International Russia (TIR) regarding controversial lawmaker Natalya Poklonskaya. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Says Ukraine Ignoring Her Party Registration Bid

    Nadia Savchenko, a former military helicopter navigator who entered politics after returning home following two years in a Russian jail, says the Justice Ministry is ignoring her request to register her new political movement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tusk ‘Not Sure’ He Has Same View As Trump On Russia

    European Council President Donald Tusk said he was “not sure” he and U.S. President Donald Trump had “a common position” on Russia. Tusk was speaking after meeting with Trump in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Officials Discussed Influencing Trump Campaign Advisers: Report

    U.S. spies learned last summer that Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing ways to exert influence over Donald Trump through his presidential campaign advisers, the New York Times reported on May 24, citing anonymous U.S. officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Arrests More Than 20 Former Tax Officials In ‘Biggest-Ever’ Corruption Crackdown

    Ukrainian law enforcement agents have arrested 23 former high-ranking tax-administration officials suspected of helping the government of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to defraud the state of nearly 97 billion hryvnyas ($4 billion) in what authorities called the largest-ever operation of its kind here. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio
    May23

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio

    Lawmakers have approved a bill that would require Ukrainian television and radio stations that broadcast nationwide to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 23, 2017
    May23

    The Morning Vertical, May 23, 2017

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

    U.S. Sentences Ukrainian Hacker To 30 Months For Fraud Scheme
    May22

    U.S. Sentences Ukrainian Hacker To 30 Months For Fraud Scheme

    A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced on May 22 to 30 months in a U.S. prison for a scheme using stolen unpublished news releases to make around $30 million in profits. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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