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    Ukraine’s Crisis In Internet Memes
    Jun26

    Ukraine’s Crisis In Internet Memes

    The crisis in Ukraine has spawned a steady stream of Internet memes, some lighthearted, others biting, all deeply political. Here are some of the most popular. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Remains Behind Bars Despite Growing Support
    Jun26

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Remains Behind Bars Despite Growing Support

    The Russian human rights organization Memorial on June 25 offered a rare showing of “Gaamer,” the award-winning 2011 film by up-and-coming Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. Sentsov, meanwhile, remains in Moscow’s Lefortovo prison, where he is being detained on suspicion of terrorist plotting in his native Crimea. …read more...

    Explainer: What EU Accords Mean For Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova
    Jun26

    Explainer: What EU Accords Mean For Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova

    The European Union will sign key political and trade agreements with Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova on June 27. What do the accords mean for these countries and how might Russia react? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Slovyansk Residents Say Shooting Continues Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun26

    Slovyansk Residents Say Shooting Continues Despite Cease-Fire

    Residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk said shooting continued in the city on June 25 despite a cease-fire announced between Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists. People remaining in the area stocked up on water while others queued to share taxis to leave their embattled hometown. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Eastern Ukraine: Slovyansk Amid The Cease-fire
    Jun26

    Eastern Ukraine: Slovyansk Amid The Cease-fire

    The city of Slovyansk has been a focal point of the conflict ravaging eastern Ukraine for months, with government forces battling pro-Russian separatists. Many residents have remained, but some have fled despite a cease-fire that was declared in the region by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. RFE/RL correspondent Andrei Babitsky got a...

    LUKoil Chief Says Sanctions Affecting Russian Energy Companies
    Jun26

    LUKoil Chief Says Sanctions Affecting Russian Energy Companies

    LUKoil President Vagit Alekperov has conceded Western sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine are negatively impacting Russian energy companies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry: Russia Must Show Goodwill Over Ukraine Within ‘Hours’
    Jun26

    Kerry: Russia Must Show Goodwill Over Ukraine Within ‘Hours’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said Moscow must prove within “hours” that it is working to support a cease-fire between Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gunfire Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun26

    Gunfire Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    Fighting was reported early June 26 in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire between government forces and armed pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Uzbeks Adding To Ranks Of Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Separatists
    Jun25

    Uzbeks Adding To Ranks Of Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Separatists

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appear to be enlisting fighters from the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan. One correspondent from RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service contacted separatist recruiters and reports that they appeared eager to take on foreign fighters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Interview: ‘It’s Easier To Beat Up A New EU Member State Than An Old One’
    Jun25

    Interview: ‘It’s Easier To Beat Up A New EU Member State Than An Old One’

    An agreement signed in Austria this week to build a section of the South Stream natural-gas pipeline undermines European unity but could nonetheless remain a largely symbolic win for Moscow, says Edward Lucas of “The Economist.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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