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    Putin Drives Truck Across Bridge From Russia To Crimea
    May15

    Putin Drives Truck Across Bridge From Russia To Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the country’s newly built bridge to the annexed Crimean Peninsula, driving a truck across the controversial span. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Set To Unveil Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia
    May15

    Putin Set To Unveil Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is due on May 15 to officially unveil a 19-kilometer-long road bridge linking the annexed Crimean Peninsula with Russian territories across the Kerch Strait. Construction of the bridge, which can carry up to 40,000 cars a day, started in 2016. It was originally expected to open in December but was finished ahead of...

    Russian Duma Approves Anti-Sanctions Bill In First Reading
    May15

    Russian Duma Approves Anti-Sanctions Bill In First Reading

    The Russian parliament’s lower chamber, the State Duma, has approved in its first reading a bill which provides for the jailing for up to four years of Russians who adhere to economic sanctions imposed by the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv
    May15

    Journalist With Russian State News Agency Detained, Office Searched In Kyiv

    Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers have searched the office of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti’s branch in Ukraine and detained a journalist, accusing the media outlet of participating in a “hybrid information war” against Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea
    May15

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea

    The European Union on May 14 sanctioned five people who, according to the bloc, helped organize the Russian presidential election in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea
    May15

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea

    The European Union on May 14 sanctioned five people who, according to the bloc, helped organize the Russian presidential election in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Minister: Zeman Hasn’t Hurt Czech Credibility ‘That Much’
    May14

    Minister: Zeman Hasn’t Hurt Czech Credibility ‘That Much’

    Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnicky said President Milos Zeman did not damage his country’s credibility “that much” with statements that have been seen as supporting Kremlin positions. Speaking to RFE/RL’s Ray Furlong on May 14, he said the Czech Republic’s partners understood that the government makes policy...

    Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest Ahead Of Cyprus, Austria
    May13

    Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest Ahead Of Cyprus, Austria

    Israel has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, beating out second-place Cyprus and third-place Austria at the annual pop-song festival seen by tens of millions of viewers around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel Slams Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine
    May12

    Merkel Slams Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed deep concern about repeated violations of a cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Portugal Hosting Eurovision Song Contest Final
    May12

    Portugal Hosting Eurovision Song Contest Final

    Lisbon is hosting the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that draws tens of millions of viewers from around the globe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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