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    Pussy Riot’s Alyokhina Detained In Siberia Over Call For Sentsov’s Release
    Aug07

    Pussy Riot’s Alyokhina Detained In Siberia Over Call For Sentsov’s Release

    Maria Alyokhina says she and another member of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot have been detained after staging a protest near the remote prison where Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov is incarcerated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Members Of Russian Band Pussy Riot Reportedly Detained
    Aug07

    Members Of Russian Band Pussy Riot Reportedly Detained

    Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were reportedly detained near the prison where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held. A protest on August 7 took place on a bridge in the Siberian city of Yakutsk, where director Oleg Sentsov is serving a sentence on Russian terrorism charges his supporters say are politically motivated. Two...

    Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Term For Crimean Tatar Leader
    Aug07

    Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Term For Crimean Tatar Leader

    A state prosecutor in Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Crimea region has asked a court to convict a prominent Crimean Tatar leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, and sentence him to eight years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov Russia’s Election Meddling Created ‘Serious Mistrust’
    Aug07

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov Russia’s Election Meddling Created ‘Serious Mistrust’

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he has told his Russian counterpart that Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election created “serious mistrust” between to the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German FDP Party Head Says May Need To Accept Crimea Annexation ‘For Now’
    Aug06

    German FDP Party Head Says May Need To Accept Crimea Annexation ‘For Now’

    The head of Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP) has said in an interview that Germany may need to accept the 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region as a “permanent provisional arrangement.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pentagon Reportedly Recommends Lethal Aid Package For Ukraine
    Aug05

    Pentagon Reportedly Recommends Lethal Aid Package For Ukraine

    The U.S. Defense Department has recommended sending a package of lethal military aid to Ukraine worth about $50 million, the U.S. NBC television network has reported. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Takes Legal Action Against German Band Over Crimea Concert
    Aug05

    Ukraine Takes Legal Action Against German Band Over Crimea Concert

    Ukrainian prosecutors had begun legal proceedings against the German techno band Scooter, and it faces significant legal consequences for performing at a festival in Crimea on August 4, the Ukrainian ambassador to Germany said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili In Poland To Mark 1944 Warsaw Uprising Day
    Aug04

    Saakashvili In Poland To Mark 1944 Warsaw Uprising Day

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship in late July, has taken part in Poland’s commemorations marking the anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against Nazi occupation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In New Russian Sanctions Law, A U.S. Warning Of Things To Come
    Aug04

    In New Russian Sanctions Law, A U.S. Warning Of Things To Come

    WASHINGTON — Legislation signed into law this week by a reluctant U.S. President Donald Trump hits hard at Russia, cementing existing sanctions and adding on a few more for good measure to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine, Syria, and allegedly cyberspace. Buried in the bill’s dry legislative language, however, is arguably...

    Kremlin Echoes Trump’s Assessment Of Bilateral Ties
    Aug04

    Kremlin Echoes Trump’s Assessment Of Bilateral Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says the Kremlin agrees with President Donald Trump’s statement that the U.S. “relationship with Russia is at an all-time and very dangerous low.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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