Whatever the truth about the recent deaths of politicians and journalists in Ukraine, they can only harm the country. From Chetverta Vlada.
Plus, Obama angers Armenians on a historic anniversary, and Kyrgyzstan sees an uptick in underage marriages.
Plus, Russia claims another Caucasus militant’s scalp, and Ukraine mulls a ban on Communist, Nazi symbols.
If Crimea is Russia, then why is it trying a Ukrainian citizen who allegedly injured another Ukrainian citizen – in Ukraine?
Plus, the UN warns of a rising civilian toll in eastern Ukraine, and rights advocates want more pressure on Baku ahead of the first European Games.
Plus, a court ruling smoothes the way for a war crimes tribunal in Kosovo and the G7 scolds Russia.
Plus, Tajikistan bans under-35s from making the pilgrimage to Mecca, and Internet giants reportedly begin transferring data to Russian servers.
Plus, no invite for Putin to G7 summit, and Kaczynski accuses the Polish government of deceit in the Smolensk crash probe.
Plus, the UN tells Kazakhstan to clean up its filthy environment; support for Russia’s takeover of Crimea sees Yugoslav star Goran Bregovic dumped by Polish music festival.
Plus, Moldovan authorities seek more than $1 billion in missing bank loans and a Dutch museum challenges Crimea’s claim on Scythian gold artifacts.
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