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    UN accuses Ukrainian authorities and rebels of torture (AFP)
    Jun03

    UN accuses Ukrainian authorities and rebels of torture (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The United Nations on Friday accused both the Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels of torturing fighters and their sympathisers captured in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms (AFP)
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday overhauled its long-criticised legal system by adopting Western standards that limit the immunity of judges and establish an anti-corruption court. …read more Source: The West...

    MH17: Families of cabin crew sue Malaysia Airlines
    Jun02

    MH17: Families of cabin crew sue Malaysia Airlines

    The families of six crew members on a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago have filed lawsuits against the airline, accusing it of negligence and breach of contract. …read more Source:...

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)
    Jun02

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday blaming the carrier for the tragedy. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive (AFP)
    Jun01

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday accused government soldiers of launching a new offensive near a prized but obliterated airport in the separatists’ de facto capital of Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s security service says it has uncovered a plot to smuggle Islamic State sympathizers to Western Europe.The SBU said in a statement Wednesday that it has sent an undercover agent posing as an IS sympathizer… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s own Joan of Arc
    Jun01

    Ukraine’s own Joan of Arc

    He probably didn’t know it at the time, but Russia President Vladimir Putin may have unleashed his own worst nightmare.Former helicopter pilot Nadia Savchenko, 35, was released by Russia last week in a prisoner swap after serving… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Expect no sanctions reprieve from Russia visit – Juncker (AFP)
    Jun01

    Expect no sanctions reprieve from Russia visit – Juncker (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday warned against expecting any announcement on the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia when he visits the country in mid-June. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s released pilot returns to parliament (AFP)
    May31

    Ukraine’s released pilot returns to parliament (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. …read more Source: The West...

    Freed pilot Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian lawmaker
    May31

    Freed pilot Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in Russian custody before she was released last week, has been sworn in as a lawmaker in the national parliament.Savchenko was elected as a lawmaker in 2014 while… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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