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    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release
    Mar17

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Kremlin spokesman says Vladimir Putin is resisting President Barack Obama’s call for Russia to release a Ukrainian pilot who is on trial over the death of two Russian journalists.Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar16

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russian prison.That’s according to a senior Obama administration official who wasn’t authorized… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar16

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Slovakian President Andrej Kiska is calling for the immediate release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from prison in Russia.Kiska says Savchenko was abducted from Ukraine and her trial violates… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk amid talks to end a drawn-out political crisis.President Petro Poroshenko’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France urges EU sanctions against Libya ‘spoilers’
    Mar14

    France urges EU sanctions against Libya ‘spoilers’

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” France is urging the European Union to impose sanctions against officials in Libya accused of blocking the unity government there.French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called Monday for “sanctions against those… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia ends hunger strike
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia ends hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she has agreed to take water but will continue a hunger strike following an appeal by Ukraine’s president.Nadezhda Savchenko, who served in a volunteer battalion against Russia-backed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict
    Mar09

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” A Russian judge has set a date of March 21-22 for issuing the verdict in the case against jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is accused of involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian protesters demand that Russia release Savchenko
    Mar08

    Ukrainian protesters demand that Russia release Savchenko

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A few hundred people have marched from Ukraine’s Defense Ministry to the Russian Embassy in Kiev to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.Among those taking part in Tuesday’s demonstration… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch investigation to pinpoint MH17 missile site by summer
    Mar08

    Dutch investigation to pinpoint MH17 missile site by summer

    BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) ” The Dutch-led team carrying out a criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 says it soon should determine the exact launch site of the missile… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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