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    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016
    May17

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016

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

    Ukrainian Hacker First To Admit Guilt In $100 Million Trading Scheme
    May17

    Ukrainian Hacker First To Admit Guilt In $100 Million Trading Scheme

    A Ukrainian computer hacker became the first to plead guilty to what U.S. authorities called the biggest hacking scheme ever to game global markets, reaping $100 million in illegal profits. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Politics Creep Into Eurovision Despite Efforts To Keep It Camp
    May16

    Politics Creep Into Eurovision Despite Efforts To Keep It Camp

    You can dress in drag, dance with wolves, and warble about nearly anything in the Eurovision Song Contest, the continent’s annual kitsch-fest. Just keep politics out of it. At least that’s what organizers claim. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Vacations To Crimea Down 25 Percent
    May16

    Russian Vacations To Crimea Down 25 Percent

    Fewer Russians are booking vacations to Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula this year compared to 2015. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Politics And Music? Russians React To Ukraine Winning Eurovision
    May16

    Politics And Music? Russians React To Ukraine Winning Eurovision

    Muscovites on Red Square gave mixed reactions to Russia’s third-place finish in the Eurovision Song Contest. Some claimed Ukraine’s victory reflected a political bias against Russia. Sergei Lazarev of Russia lost to Jamala’s melancholic tune about Josef Stalin’s 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars. (AP Video)...

    Jamala Returns To Hero’s Welcome In Ukraine
    May15

    Jamala Returns To Hero’s Welcome In Ukraine

    Eurovision winner Jamala returned to a hero’s welcome at Kyiv airport. Jamala’s song, 1944, told the story of the deportations of Crimean Tatars under Stalin — and was widely seen as a comment on Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and subsequent repression of Crimean Tatars. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song
    May15

    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, says her winning performance at the Eurovision Song Contest was inspired by the soundtrack of the film, Schindler’s List. She also previewed a new song at her post-contest news conference in Stockholm. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win
    May15

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, celebrates at a post-performance news conference after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. Her song, 1944, is about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of her entire nation to Central Asia in during World War II. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Ukraine has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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