George Floyd death: Further protests across US on Sunday night.

Two police officers fired, three switched to desk duty due to ‘excessive use of force’

Ukraine reports three enemy attacks in Donbas on May 31.

The enemy shelled Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novotroyitske, Vodiane, and Orikhove.

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Zelensky declares UAH 28.6 mln income, pays UAH 3.6 mln taxes to budget in 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has declared his property, income, expenses and financial liabilities for 2019.


Ukraine records 348 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 152 recoveries, 10 deaths.

Some 348 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus disease have been recorded in Ukraine over the past day as of Monday morning, while 10 people from the number of previously sick died, 152 people recovered. A day earlier, 468 new cases of COVID-19 infect...

Ukraine's hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.87 to U.S. dollar on June 1

The official forex rate against the euro for Monday is fixed at UAH 29.93 per euro.

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Reuters: Oil prices edge down as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC+ meeting.

The price falls come after front-month Brent and WTI prices posted their strongest monthly gains in years in May.

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COVID-19: Restrictions Begin Easing In Moscow

Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

«Don't Really Understand Hysteria» : Russian Space Agency On SpaceX Flight.

Moscow space officials on Sunday said they were puzzled by "hysteria" around the successful SpaceX flight as Elon Musk taunted Russia and US President Donald Trump vowed to beat it to Mars.

Pop Star Grimes, Elon Musk's Partner, Sells Piece Of Her Soul.

This week, the musician Grimes will debut her first fine art show in simultaneous online exhibitions on Gallery Platform Los Angeles (May 28 through June 3) and Maccarone Los Angeles (May 28 through...

Queen Elizabeth Enjoys Horse Ride As Britain Eases Coronavirus Lockdown.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth was photographed riding a 14-year-old Fell pony in Windsor Home Park on Sunday as the country eases stringent measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

«Saudi Game Of Thrones» : Pressure Grows To Release Jailed Prince.

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince jailed for two years without charge amid an intensifying...

Clashes Outside White House Amid Protests Over Death Of Black Man.

Clashes outside White House, tear gas fired amid protests over death of black man at hands of police in Minneapolis: news agency AFP

Trump sheltered in bunker Friday as George Floyd protesters gathered outside White House.

The demonstrations in Washington turned violent and appeared to catch officers by surprise. They sparked one of the highest alerts on the White House complex since the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.

Journalists covering America’s protests face violence from police, protesters.

The violence and imprisonment of and against media continues to play into the pattern of brutality that has dominated this weekend's protest.

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Video shows crowd of George Floyd protesters running from speeding truck.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety denounced the truck driver’s actions, saying he incited peaceful protesters and has been arrested.

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Trump Was Taken To Underground Bunker During White House Protests: Report.

As protesters gathered outside the White House on Friday night in Washington DC, US President Donald Trump was briefly taken to the White House underground bunker, The New York Times reported citing a...

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Nearly 600 New Coronavirus Cases In US In Last 24 Hours: Report.

The United States recorded 598 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, bringing its total to 104,356 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

George Floyd protests: 2 Atlanta police officers fired in ‘excessive force’ arrests, mayor says.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference that she and police Chief Erika Shields made the decision after reviewing body-camera footage of a Saturday night incident that first gained attention from video online and on local news.

«Nation In Pain» : Joe Biden Visits Scene Of US Anti-Racism Protest.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited the scene of an anti-racism protest in the state of Delaware on Sunday, saying that the United States was "in pain".

Brexit: Uncertainty risking North’s prosperity, says report.

‘High level of anxiety’ as EU and British negotiators enter crucial round of talks  

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Brexit: Britain and EU urged to quickly agree on Northern Ireland protocol.

North feels like ‘pawn in the game’ on free trade negotiations, says committee report

Michael Jordan on George Floyd’s death: ‘We have had enough’.

Jordan said his heart went out to the family of Floyd and others who have died through acts of racism.

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Montrealers protest police brutality, racism after the killing of George Floyd.

The killing of George Floyd has sparked a series of protests in several cities since his death on May 25.

U.S. officials trying to determine if extremist groups present at George Floyd protests

As demonstrations spread from Minneapolis to the White House, New York City and overseas, federal law enforcement officials insisted far-left groups were stoking violence. Meanwhile, experts who track extremist groups also reported seeing evidence...

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Christo, artist known for massive public art installations, dead at 84.

His death was announced on Twitter and the artist's web page. No cause of death was given.

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