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    Savchenko takes off from Rostov-on-Don airport – Reuters
    May25

    Savchenko takes off from Rostov-on-Don airport – Reuters

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who has been wrongfully convicted in Russia, is now flying on the President Poroshenko`s plane from Rostov-on-Don to Kyiv, Reuters Russian service reported citing an informed source.Meanwhile, Savchenko`s lawyers did not comment on her client`s arrival from the penitentiary facility at the airport of...

    Eurogroup agrees to disburse EUR 10.3 bln to Greece
    May25

    Eurogroup agrees to disburse EUR 10.3 bln to Greece

    After eleven hours of negotiations, Euro zone finance ministers have approved new loans to Greece worth EUR 10.3 billion, the European Council`s press service reported.”The second tranche under the ESM [European Stability Mechanism] program amounting to EUR 10.3 billion will be disbursed to Greece in several disbursements, starting with a first...

    Two arrested in Rome on suspicion of spying for Russia
    May25

    Two arrested in Rome on suspicion of spying for Russia

    A Portuguese and a Russian were arrested in Rome over the weekend on suspicion of espionage, the European Union`s judicial cooperation unit Eurojust said on May 24, according to Radio Liberty.Portuguese media said the arrested Portuguese citizen worked for the national SIS intelligence service and was suspected of being a double agent who was...

    Savchenko can return to Ukraine within few hours – media
    May25

    Savchenko can return to Ukraine within few hours – media

    Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko who has been illegally convicted in Russia may return to Ukraine this afternoon, according to the source of Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper.According to the newspaper`s source, the plane carrying Nadia Savchenko will depart from the Russian Federation simultaneously with another aircraft, which will carry...

    Probe launched into cigarette smuggling by Ukraine embassy employees
    May25

    Probe launched into cigarette smuggling by Ukraine embassy employees

    Prosecutor`s office of Zakarpattia region has opened criminal proceedings to investigate the abuse of power and forgery by employees of the Ukrainian Embassy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, the press service of the prosecutor`s office of Zakarpattia region reports.”The investigative department of the prosecutor`s office of...

    Poroshenko pardons Russian GRU officers – Reuters
    May25

    Poroshenko pardons Russian GRU officers – Reuters

    Ukraine has pardoned the two jailed Russians to be swapped for imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, a source close to the prisoner exchange told Reuters.However, the administration of the Ukrainian president who, according to the Ukrainian law signs petitions for pardon, has not yet commented on the issue despite Reuters report.As UNIAN...

    New round of repression in occupied Crimea: Mejlis member missing
    May25

    New round of repression in occupied Crimea: Mejlis member missing

    Crimean Tatar Ervin Ibragimov, the member of the regional Mejlis, has been reported missing in Crimea`s Bakhchisaray, a local journalist Nadj Femi wrote on Facebook.”The Crimean Tatar ex-deputy of the city council and member of the regional Mejlis Ervin Ibragimov has been reported missing in Bakhchisaray. His car was found abandoned in the middle...

    Poroshenko`s plane arrives in Rostov-on-Don to bring back Savchenko
    May25

    Poroshenko`s plane arrives in Rostov-on-Don to bring back Savchenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s airplane has landed in Russia`s Rostov-on-Don to pick up the Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been illegally convicted in Russia, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia citing an informed source as saying.”The plane arrived in Rostov overnight. Savchenko`s transfer is to be held today,”...

    Oil prices push closer to $50, U.S. crude hits highest in seven months
    May25

    Oil prices push closer to $50, U.S. crude hits highest in seven months

    Oil futures pushed closer to $50 a barrel on Wednesday, with U.S. crude hitting its highest in over seven months after industry data suggested a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude inventories last week, according to Reuters.Oil markets were also supported by an overnight surge in U.S. equities and strong home sales that could point to...

    Lavrov on NATO expansion: Russia to reflect ”all risks and threats to national security”
    May25

    Lavrov on NATO expansion: Russia to reflect ”all risks and threats to national security”

    The Russian side will take all necessary steps ”to parry the risks and threats to the national security,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Hungarian newspaper Magyar Nemzet on the eve of his visit to Budapest, according to TASS.”We cannot ignore the growing negative trends, folding as a result of NATO policy of...

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