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    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede
    Apr26

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede

    Any lingering hopes Georgia’s leaders may still have nurtured that the country would be formally offered a Membership Action Plan (MAP) at NATO’s Warsaw summit in July have been exposed as misplaced. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’
    Apr26

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’

    The Supreme Court of Russian-held Crimea has branded the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, as an extremist organization and has officially banned it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy

    Chernobyl is known as the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for a New Yorker named Yitz Twersky. He recounts his family history, which originated in what he calls “the seat of the Twersky Jewish dynasty.” (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016
    Apr26

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016

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

    Ukraine Marks 30th Anniversary Of Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine Marks 30th Anniversary Of Chernobyl Disaster

    Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on April 26 with a memorial service and a series of events in remembrance of the world’s worst-ever civilian nuclear accident. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Says Hopes For Savchenko’s Return To Ukraine Within “Weeks”
    Apr26

    Poroshenko Says Hopes For Savchenko’s Return To Ukraine Within “Weeks”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he hopes jailed pilot Nadia Savchenko will return home from Russia as part of a prisoner swap “in a few weeks.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media Of Skewing MH17 Reporting
    Apr25

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media Of Skewing MH17 Reporting

    The BBC has accused British and Russian media of drawing irresponsible conclusions from snippets of an upcoming documentary on the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014. The secondhand reports appeared to ignore evidence that largely discredited assertions from Moscow about the tragedy. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Russia Hews Closer To Zhirinovsky’s Wacky Vision Than You Might Have Expected
    Apr25

    Russia Hews Closer To Zhirinovsky’s Wacky Vision Than You Might Have Expected

    He has ridden seemingly crackpot ideas to prominence for nearly three decades. But is 70-year-old ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky really fringe anymore? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers
    Apr25

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers

    Farmers in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region are facing the perils of planting spring crops in a conflict zone. After two years of war, thousands of mines and unexploded shells lurk beneath the soil. Before sowing their fields, local farmers must first rely on deminers to ensure their land is safe. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV, Olga...

    Obama Calls For European Unity, NATO Defense, Continued Sanctions On Russia
    Apr25

    Obama Calls For European Unity, NATO Defense, Continued Sanctions On Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama has made an impassioned plea for European unity while visiting the German city of Hanover on April 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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