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    Crimean Tatar Leader: Putin Will Help ‘Wake Up Russia Sooner’
    Mar18

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Putin Will Help ‘Wake Up Russia Sooner’

    Refat Chubarov is the head of the Mejlis, the executive council of the Crimean Tatar people. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Prague, he said that certain steps taken by Russian President Vladimir Putin — which he called “catastrophic” — could serve as a wake-up call to Russian society. …read...

    Ukraine Takes Down Largest Remaining Lenin Statue
    Mar18

    Ukraine Takes Down Largest Remaining Lenin Statue

    A city in Ukraine bid good riddance to the country’s largest remaining statue of Vladimir Lenin. It took a crane to lift the 20 meter-tall, 40-ton statue of the Soviet leader from its pedestal in the city of Zaporizhia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    HRW: Russia Creating Climate Of Fear, Repression In Crimea
    Mar18

    HRW: Russia Creating Climate Of Fear, Repression In Crimea

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Russian authorities have created a pervasive climate of fear and repression in Crimea in the two years since it annexed the peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Reiterates It Does Not Recognize Russia’s Annexation Of Crimea
    Mar18

    EU Reiterates It Does Not Recognize Russia’s Annexation Of Crimea

    The European Union has reiterated that it does not recognize Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian President To Visit Crimea
    Mar18

    Russian President To Visit Crimea

    Russian news reports say President Vladimir Putin will visit Crimea on March 18, two years after Moscow illegally annexed the peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Minister Aims To Get Russian Sanctions Lifted
    Mar18

    German Minister Aims To Get Russian Sanctions Lifted

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on the European Union to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Vows Swift End To Political Crisis
    Mar17

    Ukrainian President Vows Swift End To Political Crisis

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has tried to reassure the European Union that Kyiv will soon overcome its worst political crisis in two years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Lists Individuals It Wants EU To Blacklist Over Savchenko Trial
    Mar17

    Ukraine Lists Individuals It Wants EU To Blacklist Over Savchenko Trial

    Ukraine has identified nearly 50 people it considers responsible for the “illegal detention and falsified trial” of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko and has urged the European Union to impose sanctions against them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue

    Ukraine has torn down its largest remaining statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Ukrainian-Georgian ‘Dance Battle’
    Mar17

    A Ukrainian-Georgian ‘Dance Battle’

    Dancers from two celebrated groups — Ukraine’s Virsky Ensemble and Georgia’s Rustavi Ensemble — are touring Ukrainian cities with an acrobatic dance showdown. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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