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    Kremlin – Savchenko's release won't accelerate warming in EU-Russia ties
    May26

    Kremlin – Savchenko's release won't accelerate warming in EU-Russia ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has consistently expressed his willingness to improve ties with the European Union, the Kremlin said on Thursday, but the release of Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko from a Russian jail is unlikely to make this task easier. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east
    May25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine would win back control of eastern territories from pro-Russian separatists and Russia-annexed Crimea, just as it has secured the release of pilot Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says pardoned Ukrainian Savchenko on 'humanitarian considerations'
    May25

    Putin says pardoned Ukrainian Savchenko on 'humanitarian considerations'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had pardoned jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko on “humanitarian considerations” in the hope that her release will help reduce tension in the Ukraine conflict and avoid new loss of life. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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