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    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...

    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...

    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)...

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