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    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation

    BRUSSELS – NATO and Russia begin their highest level talks for nearly two years on Wednesday, in a bid to ease military tensions over the Baltic Sea and the simmering violence still gripping eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine, Russia strike deal to release hunger strike pilot
    Apr20

    Ukraine, Russia strike deal to release hunger strike pilot

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world
    Apr20

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardize the local population’s health. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded 3 decades ago at … …read more...

    New Suggestions of Russia-Ukraine Soldier Swap Deal
    Apr20

    New Suggestions of Russia-Ukraine Soldier Swap Deal

    A long rumored “soldier swap” between Moscow and Kyiv seemed to gain new traction Tuesday, with Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko claiming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin had produced an “algorithm for freeing” an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot turned national cause celebre, Nadezhda Savchenko… …read more...

    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports
    Apr19

    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports

    Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are not seaworthy, and foreign shipowners remain reluctant to carry its cargoes. Tehran is seeking to make up for lost trade to Europe following the lifting of EU sanctions imposed in 2011 and 2012, which deprived it of a market that...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap
    Apr19

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-… …read more Source: The...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    THE HAGUE – Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    THE HAGUE: Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday. All 298 passengers and crew — the majority of them Dutch — died when the Boeing 777 was hit by a Russian-made BUK anti-aircraft missile...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    The wrecked cockpit of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is shown to the press during a presentation of the final report on the cause of its crash at the Gilze Rijen airbase in the Netherlands on October 13, 2015 -AFP THE HAGUE: Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. The sentencing of two captured Russian servicemen in Ukraine on Monday fuelled speculation that they might be...

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