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    Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
    Apr25

    Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

    Boris Gryzlov, the Russian envoy mediating talks between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government, said Tuesday that the Russian government has decided to help supply Luhansk with electricity. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after talks in Moscow. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum
    Apr24

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum

    LATRUN, Israel (AP) — Two years after Israel’s prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project. “The picture is not complete if we don’t understand that together with the 6 million...

    American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicle
    Apr23

    American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicle

    Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry, earlier said on social media the man who was killed was a British citizen, but later deleted the post. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who holds the rotating chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, called for an investigation into the...

    Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world
    Apr23

    Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

    PARIS (AP) — As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they’re making a choice that will resonate far beyond France’s borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council. Financial markets are already jittery over a possible Frexit, fearing controls on money transfers,...

    UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding
    Apr19

    UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice has rejected Ukraine’s request for measures aimed at blocking Russian support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, but imposed measures to rein in discrimination by Moscow against ethnic Tatars and other minorities in Crimea. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Cargo ship with 12 crew capsizes in Black Sea
    Apr19

    Cargo ship with 12 crew capsizes in Black Sea

    MOSCOW (AP) — A cargo ship carrying grain from southern Russia to Turkey capsized Wednesday during a storm in the Black Sea and one of the 12 crew members on board has been rescued, Russian emergency services said. The Russian marine transport agency said that the crew of the Turkish-owned Heroes of Arsenal included nine Ukrainians, two Russians...

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

    A 2015 peace deal brokered by France and Germany has helped reduce the scale of fighting, but violence has continued and attempts at a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr13

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    State-owned Channel Once, which is responsible for broadcasting the intensely popular TV song contest in Russia, said in a statement Thursday that it made the decision not to show the contest after it was told by the European Broadcasting Union that it had failed to settle the dispute with Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup

    PARIS (AP) — A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among the 18 films competing for top prizes this year at the Cannes Film Festival , an international cinema extravaganza that organizers hope can help counter rising nationalist sentiment around the world. Festival director Thierry Fremaux...

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