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    Kremlin – two Russians jailed by Kiev return home, Putin pardons Savchenko
    May25

    Kremlin – two Russians jailed by Kiev return home, Putin pardons Savchenko

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Russian nationals jailed by Kiev are now back in Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Wednesday, adding that Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko imprisoned in Russia had been pardoned by President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    Pilot Savchenko is on plane bound for Kiev from Russia
    May25

    Pilot Savchenko is on plane bound for Kiev from Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Detained Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko is on board a plane returning to Ukraine from Russia, a source close to a deal to swap the pilot for two Russians held by Kiev said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko to oversee Savchenko prisoner swap on Wed – Interfax
    May25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko to oversee Savchenko prisoner swap on Wed – Interfax

    MOSCOW (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. …read more Source: The...

    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers – official
    May24

    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers – official

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday seven of its servicemen had been killed in the past 24 hours as a result of increased attacks by pro-Russian rebels, the highest reported daily casualty figure since August. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany
    May24

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia and Ukraine discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President preparations to hold elections in an eastern Ukrainian area hit by a pro-Russian insurrection, according to the German government. …read more Source: The...

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions
    May23

    Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – France granted Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev an entry visa, the ministry said on Monday, even though he is on a European Union list of Russians banned from entering the bloc after Moscow annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The...

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
    May19

    EU's Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Seven die in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan's Silk Way freight plane
    May19

    Seven die in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan's Silk Way freight plane

    BAKU (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian crew members on board an Azeri freight plane which crashed in Afghanistan on Wednesday are still alive, Azerbaijan’s civil aviation authority (DMAA) said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF
    May18

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF

    KIEV (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had agreed with Ukraine the policies it must implement for the board to agree in July to dispense along-delayed third tranche of loans under a $17.5 billion (£12 billion) bailout programme. …read more Source: The...

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