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    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics.Savchenko’s adamant defiance of Russian authorities and the Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation (AFP)
    May26

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s security service said Thursday it had banned the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for backing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from visiting Ukraine for the next five years.The SBU said in a statement Thursday that this was a reaction… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    G7 needs ‘clear and tough stance’ on territorial disputes: Tusk (AFP)
    May26

    G7 needs ‘clear and tough stance’ on territorial disputes: Tusk (AFP)

    Ise-Shima (Japan) (AFP) – The Group of Seven needs to take a “clear and tough stance” on China’s controversial maritime claims and the Russian annexation of Crimea, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot vows to fight on
    May26

    Freed Ukrainian pilot vows to fight on

    Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner swap with two Russians held by Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio New...

    Russia frees Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in dramatic prisoner swap
    May26

    Russia frees Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in dramatic prisoner swap

    Russia and Ukraine completed a high-level prisoner swap on Wednesday, trading a Ukrainian helicopter pilot dubbed the country’s “Joan of Arc” for two Russian servicemen accused of being members of Russian military intelligence. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges
    May25

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ” A Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is now facing federal passport fraud and social security fraud charges.Prosecutors… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome
    May25

    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome

    Kiev – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko returned home to a hero’s welcome Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian prison, drawing a line under a damaging diplomatic spat between Moscow and Kiev. …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero

    MOSCOW (AP) ” When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. Nearly two years after she was captured, then tried and convicted in Russia, she… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit
    May25

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit

    GENEVA (AP) ” A U.N. panel aimed to prevent torture says it’s cutting short a trip to Ukraine because security forces aren’t granting access to sites that it wants to visit.Envoys from the U.N. Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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