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    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split
    May22

    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split

    Russia says the two-day EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has lost “another opportunity to make a step toward bridging a widening gap on the continent.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’
    May22

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’

    Gerard Depardieu, the famous French-actor-turned-Russian-citizen, reiterated at the Cannes Film Festival that he likes President Vladimir Putin “very much.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members
    May22

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members

    The EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has revealed a new split in Europe that divides the European Union’s six “eastern partners” themselves. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia
    May22

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia

    The Finish military has sent letters to 900,000 reservists to collect their contact details and remind them of their duties “in the event of war.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anti-Maidan Activist Booed By Moscow Students
    May22

    Anti-Maidan Activist Booed By Moscow Students

    Students at a prestigious Moscow university angrily disrupted a lecture by Nikolai Starikov, the leader of a pro-Kremlin group that has backed separatist militants in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Podcast: States Within A State
    May22

    Podcast: States Within A State

    Tatarstan and Chechnya have used different tactics to secure autonomy in Russia — and elicited very different responses from Moscow, …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-EU Demonstrators At Riga Summit
    May22

    Pro-EU Demonstrators At Riga Summit

    In the Latvian capital, Riga, pro-European demonstrators waved Ukrainian and Georgian flags outside the European Union’s Eastern Partnership summit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hollande Says Russia And Rebels Need To Be Pressured To Respect Truce
    May22

    Hollande Says Russia And Rebels Need To Be Pressured To Respect Truce

    French President Francois Hollande has said that pressure needed to be applied on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to respect a cease-fire he helped broker in February. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Trying To Free Russians Held By Kyiv
    May22

    Kremlin Trying To Free Russians Held By Kyiv

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on May 22 that Russia is “taking the necessary steps” to free two of its nationals captured by Ukrainian forces in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amnesty Says Torture Of Ukraine War Prisoners Widespread
    May22

    Amnesty Says Torture Of Ukraine War Prisoners Widespread

    Amnesty International says both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are almost daily perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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