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    U.S. To Move Forward With $1 Billion Loan Guarantee For Ukraine
    May14

    U.S. To Move Forward With $1 Billion Loan Guarantee For Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the United States will move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms against corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry
    May13

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry has reached the finals with a song about the suffering of Crimean Tatars forcibly deported under Josef Stalin. But seen through the prism of Russian state media, the song has a very different meaning. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    RFE/RL Welcomes Russia’s Decision To Unblock Its Crimea Website
    May13

    RFE/RL Welcomes Russia’s Decision To Unblock Its Crimea Website

    RFE/RL’s Crimean news desk, Krym.Realii, has welcomed Moscow’s decision to unblock its news website in Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea Realities Chief Welcomes Unblocking Of Website
    May13

    Crimea Realities Chief Welcomes Unblocking Of Website

    The chief of RFE/RL’s Krym.Realii or Crimea Realities, says Russian authorities have unblocked access to the news website. On May 12, the de facto prosecutor of Crimea, Natalia Poklonskaya, announced that Russia’s media regulator, Roskomnadzor, had decided to shut down the site. The website’s chief, Volodymyr Prytula, said in...

    10 More Countries Advance To Eurovision Final
    May13

    10 More Countries Advance To Eurovision Final

    Ten countries, including Ukraine, advanced from the second of two semifinals completing the final line-up for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest’s grand finale this week in Stockholm. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jamala Condemns Latest Crimea Detentions
    May13

    Jamala Condemns Latest Crimea Detentions

    Ukrainian Eurovision contestant Jamala said her song about Josef Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944 was all the more relevant following more searches of homes and detentions of Tatars on the Russian-occupied peninsula on May 12. Jamala was speaking after winning a place in the Eurovision final, which takes place on May 14....

    Who Owns What Where? British Anti-Graft Push And Ex-Soviet Elites’ Lavish Properties
    May12

    Who Owns What Where? British Anti-Graft Push And Ex-Soviet Elites’ Lavish Properties

    A new push by Britain to uncover the true owners of pricey foreign-owned real estate in the country could shine a spotlight on scores of business and political elites from the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Eurovision Contestant’s Surprising View On Crimea 
    May12

    Russian Eurovision Contestant’s Surprising View On Crimea 

    Scandal is brewing around Russia’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest after an old interview emerged in which the singer admits he is not a fan of Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Blogger Jailed After Campaigning Against Army Draft
    May12

    Ukrainian Blogger Jailed After Campaigning Against Army Draft

    A court in Ukraine has sentenced a blogger who had campaigned to allow conscientious objectors not to fight against Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Ally With No Legal Background Appointed As Top Ukraine Prosecutor
    May12

    Poroshenko Ally With No Legal Background Appointed As Top Ukraine Prosecutor

    Ukraine’s parliament has appointed a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko with no legal background to become the country’s new prosecutor-general. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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