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    Russia sets date for jailed Ukranian pilot
    Jul22

    Russia sets date for jailed Ukranian pilot

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia on Tuesday announced that the trial of Ukranian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, whose politically charged case has become emblematic of bitter tensions between Kiev and Moscow, will begin later this month.The trial of the 34-year-old helicopter navigator and Ukrainian lawmaker, who faces up to 25 years in prison for her...

    The agreement was reached at a meeting of contact group in Minsk
    Jul22

    The agreement was reached at a meeting of contact group in Minsk

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine. The agreement was reached at a meeting of contact group in Minsk, involving Ukraine, Russia and the separatists under the auspices of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Under the agreement tanks and smaller...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul22

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    People in Donetsk, an industrial city of more than 1 million in peace time, are trying to make the most of the five-month-old ceasefire.Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in UkraineResidents of Donetsk live in fearA year after MH17 downed, families want justiceMerkel, Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule …read...

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal
    Jul21

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the chairman of the OSCE security watchdog, Ivica Dacic, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial
    Jul21

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

    A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. Critics have dismissed Oleg Sentsov’s prosecution… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal
    Jul21

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the chairman of the OSCE security watchdog, Ivica Dacic, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ban on Dutch flowers ‘highly probable’: Russian watchdog
    Jul21

    Ban on Dutch flowers ‘highly probable’: Russian watchdog

    Dutch flowers represent a sanitary “threat” to Russia and could be banned in the country, its agricultural watchdog said on Tuesday, as Moscow’s relations with The Hague have reached their nadir. The watchdog said in a statement that a ban on flower deliveries from the Netherlands — a country that prides itself on its...

    Japan defence paper slams China’s ‘coercive’ maritime demands
    Jul21

    Japan defence paper slams China’s ‘coercive’ maritime demands

    This file handout photo taken by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe and released to AFP by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative department at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSSI) think tank shows a satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in...

    Russia makes rival UN move on MH17 probe
    Jul21

    Russia makes rival UN move on MH17 probe

    Russia is pushing for a greater UN role in an investigation into what caused the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine after dismissing a proposal by Malaysia, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ukraine for a UN-backed tribunal. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia
    Jul21

    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON: A Ukrainian film director went on trial on terror charges in southern Russia on Tuesday, after Moscow held him for more than a year in a case decried by Kiev, rights groups and prominent film directors across the globe. Oleg Sentsov flicked a victory sign at several dozen supporters and reporters as he filed into the defendant cage...

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