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    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV
    Jun02

    E. Ukraine Conflict Impacts War Against HIV

    Like its neighbor Russia, Ukraine is currently struggling against epidemics of dangerous contagious diseases, such as HIV, Hepatitis C, and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. While the country has made remarkable progress thanks to the partnership of the post-2014 government with civil society organizations, Ukraine also faces an added burden. It...

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing
    Jun02

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing

    The prosecutor at the trial of five men charged with killing Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow in 2015 has urged jurors to find them guilty. Wrapping up the state’s case Thursday, Maria Semenenko said their guilt was undisputed. She also told the official Itar-Tass news agency that investigators had used special equipment during a...

    NATO, Partners Hold Land, Sea Exercises in Eastern Europe
    Jun01

    NATO, Partners Hold Land, Sea Exercises in Eastern Europe

    Thousands of troops from NATO and its partner nations are training on land and sea in central and eastern Europe Thursday, in two major exercises that aim to demonstrate their cooperation and rapid response capabilities at a time when the region feels threatened by Russia. Around 4,000 U.S. and European troops from 14 nations took part in the...

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95
    Jun01

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95

    Reinhold Hanning, a former SS sergeant whose conviction last year on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an Auschwitz guard was hailed as a long-overdue victory for Holocaust victims, has died. He was 95. Hanning died on Tuesday, his attorney Andreas Scharmer told The Associated Press on Thursday without providing further...

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine
    May31

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine

    Poland has extradited an Austrian accused of killing unarmed civilians and captured troops in Ukraine. Austrian authorities will identify the suspect only as Benjamin F. He was arrested last month on a European warrant while trying to cross into Ukraine from eastern Poland. He is suspected of committing the killings last year while fighting...

    French President Holds ‘Extremely Frank’ Talks With Russia’s Putin
    May30

    French President Holds ‘Extremely Frank’ Talks With Russia’s Putin

    France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, hosted his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Palace of Versailles near Paris Monday. In what he called “extremely frank, direct” talks, Macron criticized Russian media outlets for efforts to influence the French presidential election. He also questioned brutal treatment of the...

    Germany to Host Ukraine Talks in Berlin
    May29

    Germany to Host Ukraine Talks in Berlin

    Germany’s Foreign Ministry says envoys from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and push forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine. Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer told reporters Monday that, due to the “difficult and deteriorating”‘ situation in eastern Ukraine,...

    New French President Promises Tough Talk at First Putin Meeting
    May29

    New French President Promises Tough Talk at First Putin Meeting

    New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign when his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said that dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a number of...

    NATO Chief: Trump’s Message on Spending Echoes Previous Administrations
    May27

    NATO Chief: Trump’s Message on Spending Echoes Previous Administrations

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the message in U.S. President Donald Trump’s “blunt” speech urging alliance members to boost defense spending echoed that of previous administrations. Stoltenberg spoke to RFE/RL in an interview on Friday, a day after Trump met with the other leaders of the 28-member military alliance...

    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech
    May27

    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg wasn’t shocked by Donald Trump’s “blunt and direct” speech on defense spending during the U.S. president’s first meeting with alliance leaders in Brussels. In an interview with RFE/R’s Brussels Correspondent Rikard Jozwiak, Stoltenberg said NATO leaders were committed to fairer...

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