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      Kyiv Begins Marking Anniversary Of Deadly Shootings During Euromaidan Protests
      Feb18

      Kyiv Begins Marking Anniversary Of Deadly Shootings During Euromaidan Protests

      Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has marked the seventh anniversary of the shooting deaths of dozens of participants in the Euromaidan anti-government protests that toppled Ukraine’s Russia-friendly former president, Viktor Yanukovych, in 2014. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      NATO Delivers Disinfectant To Ukraine To Help Battle COVID-19
      Feb17

      NATO Delivers Disinfectant To Ukraine To Help Battle COVID-19

      NATO says it is delivering over 9,000 liters of surface disinfectant to Ukraine in response to Kyiv’s request for international assistance to combat COVID-19. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Estonia report: Russia bets on COVID-19 weakening the West
      Feb17

      Estonia report: Russia bets on COVID-19 weakening the West

      HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia’s foreign intelligence agency said on Wednesday that Russia is counting on the COVID-19 pandemic to weaken unity in the West which will help Moscow gain a more prominent role in international affairs and lead to “declining Western influence on the global stage”. The Kremlin believes that the pandemic will force the...

      Ex-presidential hopeful faces trial in Belarus
      Feb17

      Ex-presidential hopeful faces trial in Belarus

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus’s highest court on Wednesday opened a trial of a bank executive who had aspired to challenge the country’s authoritarian president in last year’s vote but was blocked from running due to criminal charges that he rejected as political. Viktor Babariko, the former head of Russia-owned Belgazprombank,...

      Crimean Tatar Activists Detained After Homes Searched
      Feb17

      Crimean Tatar Activists Detained After Homes Searched

      Russian authorities have detained several Crimean Tatar activists after their homes were searched in Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Crimea region. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Transcript: On Being Wrong
      Feb17

      Transcript: On Being Wrong

      A transcript of Episode 25 of The Politics of Everything, “Mistakes Were Made, But Not By Us” Walter Shapiro: Stage one is anonymity: You want to be the invisible man, you hope no one will notice. Then you go into rooting for amnesia: If you don’t remember it—and you willfully don’t remember it—maybe no one else does. Then you go into...

      Trump Will Be Haunted by the Law for Years to Come
      Feb17

      Trump Will Be Haunted by the Law for Years to Come

      Donald Trump has once again wriggled his way out of his latest jam. Fifty-seven senators voted on Saturday to find the former president guilty of inciting the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill, including seven Republicans who made an unprecedented break from the ranks of their party. But the Senate fell far short of the 67 guilty votes needed to...

      Ukraine Detains Man Accused Of Leading Sabotage Group For Russia-Backed Separatists
      Feb16

      Ukraine Detains Man Accused Of Leading Sabotage Group For Russia-Backed Separatists

      Ukraine’s Security Service said its agents have detained a man alleged to be the leader of an intelligence group of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Belarus detains dozens of journalists, activists
      Feb16

      Belarus detains dozens of journalists, activists

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities on Tuesday raided homes and offices of journalists and human rights activists and detained dozens in the latest move to squelch protests against the nation’s authoritarian president. Police searched the offices of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and the Viasna human rights center as well...

      Belarus detains dozens of journalists, activists
      Feb16

      Belarus detains dozens of journalists, activists

      KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Tuesday raided homes and offices of journalists and human rights activists and detained dozens in the latest move to squelch protests against the nation’s authoritarian president. Police searched the offices of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and the Viasna human rights centre as well as...