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    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit
    Jul24

    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit

    A group of French lawmakers has sparked commotion by touring the annexed Crimean peninsula. France and Ukraine are up in arms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack
    Jul24

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack

    A video experiment in which a gay couple strolled around Kyiv hand-in-hand to gauge homophobic sentiment went largely without incident until the pair was surrounded by a gang of young men who “pepper-sprayed” and attacked them in broad daylight. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers
    Jul24

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers

    A single crew of volunteers has been in charge of recovering the bodies of soldiers missing in action in eastern Ukraine. But now the group may have to end its activities due to a lack of resources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections

    Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has barred Communists from running in the upcoming local elections after the passage of new legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Medvedev Upbeat About Russian Economy, Ties With Europe
    Jul24

    Medvedev Upbeat About Russian Economy, Ties With Europe

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he expects Russia’s recession-hit economy to start growing again at the end of the year, while he hopes for improving economic ties with friendly countries in southeastern Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian, European Leaders Agree To Discuss Ukrainian Elections July 28
    Jul24

    Russian, European Leaders Agree To Discuss Ukrainian Elections July 28

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine agreed July 23 to accelerate the pullback of heavy weapons in east Ukraine, and talk next week about holding local elections as Ukraine decentralizes its government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv City Council Approves Open-Air Museum of Soviet ‘Occupation’
    Jul23

    Kyiv City Council Approves Open-Air Museum of Soviet ‘Occupation’

    Kyiv risked drawing further ire from Moscow on July 23 by approving the construction of an open-air museum devoted to seven decades of Soviet “occupation” of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sun, Sea and Bombs — A Ukrainian Beach Holiday
    Jul23

    Sun, Sea and Bombs — A Ukrainian Beach Holiday

    As Ukraine basks in summer sunshine, the beach resorts on the Sea of Azov are not doing well. The distant rumble of rocket fire and the roadblocks don’t make for much of a holiday atmosphere. Bookings have collapsed, and the tourism business is in ruins. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    The Daily Vertical: A Belarus In The Donbas?
    Jul23

    The Daily Vertical: A Belarus In The Donbas?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Second Crimean Invasion
    Jul22

    Russia’s Second Crimean Invasion

    Crimea is getting a taste of what being a subject of the Russian Federation really means. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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