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    Ukraine Commemorates Crimean Tatars’ Deportation
    May18

    Ukraine Commemorates Crimean Tatars’ Deportation

    Ukraine is commemorating on May 18 the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win
    May18

    Old Ladies Were ‘Praying’ For Jamala’s Eurovision Win

    The parents of Jamala, the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, said their daughter’s victory has unified Crimean Tatars. The Ukrainian performer won the competition with her song 1944, about the deportation of 240,000 Crimean Tatars by Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Jamala’s father said old ladies had been praying for his...

    The Morning Vertical, May 18, 2016
    May18

    The Morning Vertical, May 18, 2016

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

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia (Transcript)
    May18

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia (Transcript)

    Vladimir Putin’s regime clearly has a bad case of Savchenkophobia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia
    May18

    The Daily Vertical: Savchenkophobia

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry
    May18

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry

    A prominent Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue says he has been denied entry into the European Union after arriving at a Greek airport despite not being on an EU sanctions list. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary
    May18

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary

    The United Nations called on Russia to respect minority rights on the May 18 anniversary of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political
    May17

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political

    Ukrainian Eurovision winner Jamala said her song was more about music and feelings than politics. Speaking at a news conference in Kyiv, she said she was “sad” it was being linked to politics. The song, entitled 1944, tells the story of the deportations of Crimean Tatars under Stalin — and has been widely seen as a comment on...

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds
    May17

    Eurovision Winner Jamala Says Song Won On Artistic, Not Political, Grounds

    Ukrainian singer Jamala says she rejects criticism that her song 1944 took top prize at the Eurovision Song Contest for political rather than artistic reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016
    May17

    The Morning Vertical, May 17, 2016

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

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