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    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...

    Russia Ombudsman Wants Closure Of Ukrainian Website That Leaked Journalists’ Data
    May12

    Russia Ombudsman Wants Closure Of Ukrainian Website That Leaked Journalists’ Data

    Russia’s recently appointed presidential human rights ombudsman, Tatyana Moskalkova, urged Ukraine on May 12 to shut down a Kyiv-based website for “violating Ukrainian laws on information and personal data.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea Realities Chief Says Ban Won’t Stop Website
    May12

    Crimea Realities Chief Says Ban Won’t Stop Website

    Pro-Russian authorities in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula have blocked access to RFE/RL’s news website, Krym.Realii or Crimea Realities. The de facto prosecutor of Crimea, Natalia Poklonskaya, said on May 12 that Russia’s Internet regulator, Roskomnadzor, had launched measures to shut down the site. The website’s chief,...

    Pro-Russia Authorities Detain Four Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism
    May12

    Pro-Russia Authorities Detain Four Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism

    Russia-backed Crimean authorities have detained four Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism, a charge denied by Tatar activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival
    May12

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival

    Representing Ukraine, Jamala is the first ever Crimean Tatar singer to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Before qualifying for the May 12 semifinals in Stockholm, Jamala said her performance symbolizes the need for a revival in Ukraine and Crimea. Titled 1944, her song is about Josef Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars to Central...

    The Morning Vertical, May 12, 2016
    May12

    The Morning Vertical, May 12, 2016

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

    Russia-Backed Authorities Block Access To RFE/RL’s Crimea Website
    May12

    Russia-Backed Authorities Block Access To RFE/RL’s Crimea Website

    Pro-Russian authorities in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula have blocked access to RFE/RL’s Crimea news website, Krym.Realii. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Insults, Mockery, And Lies
    May12

    The Daily Vertical: Insults, Mockery, And Lies

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

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes
    May11

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes

    The ambitious U.S. plan to protect Europe from ballistic missiles goes online this week, and Russia is already making clear that a stern, if not outright belligerent, response may be forthcoming. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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