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    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’
    May17

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’

    A lawyer for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, says his client is “serious” about a strict hunger strike he began on May 14 and that he “plans to see it to the end.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Detained Journalist For Russian State Agency Transferred To Ukrainian Region Near Crimea
    May16

    Detained Journalist For Russian State Agency Transferred To Ukrainian Region Near Crimea

    The head of a major Russian state news agency’s branch in Ukraine has been transferred to the southern region of Kherson for prosecution following his arrest in Kyiv on suspicion of treason. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison
    May16

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Starts Hunger Strike In Russian Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s takeover of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, has started a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainian nationals held in Russian penitentiaries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East
    May16

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman
    May16

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman

    A U.S. judge has refused to dismiss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on the grounds that it has nothing to do with alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Unveils Crimea Bridge
    May15

    Putin Unveils Crimea Bridge

    Russia officially opened a bridge to its annexed Crimean Peninsula on May 15, as Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a truck across the 19-kilometer span. In an address to officials and construction workers at Crimea’s eastern tip, Putin said the bridge “will give the development of the economy of Crimea and Sevastopol a new...

    Jailed, Hunger-Striking Ukrainian On Trial Again In Russian-Controlled Crimea
    May15

    Jailed, Hunger-Striking Ukrainian On Trial Again In Russian-Controlled Crimea

    Volodymyr Balukh, an imprisoned pro-Kyiv activist who has been on hunger strike for 55 days and whose release has been demanded by Washington, is on trial again in Russian-controlled Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

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