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    Savchenko Calls Off Hunger Strike
    Apr20

    Savchenko Calls Off Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who Russia has imprisoned on murder charges, has stopped her hunger strike. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on April 19 that Savchenko …read more Source: Big News...

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on (AFP)
    Apr20

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – Ukraine will next week mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, when human error and flawed Soviet reactor technology led to the world’s worst nuclear accident. …read more Source: The West...

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

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

    Brussels (AFP) – 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: The West...

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)
    Apr19

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s ruling coalition Tuesday narrowly defeated a motion calling for the country to immediately pull out of an EU-Ukraine deal rejected by voters in a referendum this month. …read more Source: The West...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – 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: The West...

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)
    Apr19

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian security forces in annexed Crimea on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into a US-funded news site for allegedly condoning extremism, searching three journalists’ homes and hauling them in for questioning. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)
    Apr19

    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday said he had made progress towards agreeing a deal with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to swap jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko for two alleged Russian soldiers. …read more Source: The West...

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

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

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savch… …read more Source: The West...

    Deal reached on Ukraine pilot: Poroshenko (AP)
    Apr19

    Deal reached on Ukraine pilot: Poroshenko (AP)

    Ukraine claims a deal has been reached with Russia to release its pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who was sentenced to 22 years in prison by a Russian court. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russia to free a Ukrainian pilot. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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