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    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy
    Aug09

    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy

    Former Georgian President and Ukrainian regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili has made a visit to Lithuania, the latest stop in his travels since Ukraine said on July 26 that it was stripping him of his citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia
    Aug08

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia

    Ex-Georgian president and former regional governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, says ordinary people are rejecting ruling elites in both Ukraine and Russia. He was speaking to Aleksei Dzikavitsky of RFE/RL’s Russian Service in Warsaw on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea
    Aug08

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea

    Energy officials say electricity was cut for hours to tens of thousands of people on the Russian-controlled Crimean Peninsula amid soaring summer temperatures and continuing supply problems on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Predicts Putin’s ‘Full Isolation,’ Rise of Russian Opposition
    Aug07

    Saakashvili Predicts Putin’s ‘Full Isolation,’ Rise of Russian Opposition

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped last month of his Ukrainian citizenship, says Russian President Vladimir Putin will eventually face “full international isolation” as a result of tensions between Moscow and the West. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine
    Aug07

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine

    At least 99 people have drowned in Ukraine in the past week as sweltering heat drove people to rivers, lakes, and the Black Sea for relief, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

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