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    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    “The Savchenko card will be played very quickly – it will be like an earthquake.”Ukrainian pilot comes home after Moscow prisoner swapRussia’s Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot, sends her home in prisoner swapRussian court sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 years in jail …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: Channel...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    G7 says ‘concerned’ by East, South China seas situation
    May27

    G7 says ‘concerned’ by East, South China seas situation

    ISE-SHIMA, Japan: Rising maritime tensions in Asia are a cause for concern and disputes should be resolved legally and peacefully, the leaders of the Group of Seven advanced democracies said Friday. Though no individual countries were mentioned, the contents of their declaration at the close of an annual summit appeared to be directed at China....

    G7 says ‘concerned’ by situation in East, South China seas
    May27

    G7 says ‘concerned’ by situation in East, South China seas

    ISE-SHIMA, Japan: Rising maritime tensions in Asia are a cause for concern and disputes should be resolved legally and peacefully, the leaders of the Group of Seven advanced democracies said Friday. Though no individual countries were mentioned, the contents of their declaration at the close of an annual summit appeared to be directed at China....

    Greece hopes to rekindle Russia ties with Putin visit
    May27

    Greece hopes to rekindle Russia ties with Putin visit

    ATHENS: Crisis-hit Greece hopes to re-energize relations with Moscow at a two-day visit by Russian leader Vladimir Putin that could bring badly-needed energy and trade breakthroughs, the government daily said Friday. “Putin visit reheats Greek-Russia relations,” Avgi daily said, adding that the Russian leader is accompanied to Athens by six...

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions
    May27

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions

    The G7 has agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis,Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron told Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency. “Ukraine fell victim to Russian aggression. We should not forget it Leaders of G7 countries believe that existing sanctions should remain in place until the Minsk...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service

    The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was US$5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: Channel...

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