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    Ukrainian pilot imprisoned in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Apr06

    Ukrainian pilot imprisoned in Russia goes on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A lawyer for imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko says she has started another hunger strike while in Russian custody.Lawyer Mark Feygin said in a Twitter post that Savchenko began a dry hunger strike on Wednesday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks
    Apr06

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks

    TOKYO (AP) ” The president of Ukraine has defended himself in the massive leak of records on offshore accounts that has named political officials, business and celebrities from around the world.Petro Poroshenko said at a news conference… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko refuses all food and liquids (AFP)
    Apr06

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko refuses all food and liquids (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted over the killing of two Russian journalists, began a hunger strike without water on Wednesday to demand her return to Ukraine, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch vote on key EU-Kiev pact as Europe watches (AFP)
    Apr06

    Dutch vote on key EU-Kiev pact as Europe watches (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – The Dutch began voting Wednesday on whether to back a key EU pact with Ukraine in a referendum triggered by grassroots eurosceptic groups and seen as a yardstick on ties with Brussels. …read more Source: The West...

    Polls open in Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine trade deal
    Apr06

    Polls open in Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine trade deal

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Polls have opened in a Dutch referendum on a far-reaching free trade deal meant to foster closer ties between Ukraine and the European Union that has run into opposition in the Netherlands where many… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Scrutiny on officials worldwide increases in offshore leaks
    Apr06

    Scrutiny on officials worldwide increases in offshore leaks

    LONDON (AP) ” Iceland’s prime minister became the first major figure brought down by the leak of millions of records on offshore accounts as the scrutiny intensified around officials from other countries, including Ukraine’s president.Icelandic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment (Reuters)
    Apr06

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment (Reuters)

    By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch national referendum on Wednesday on economic and political ties with Ukraine is turning into a test of anti-EU sentiment before June’s Bre… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins (AFP)
    Apr05

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Nadiya Savchenko’s 22-year sentence formally begins Tuesday with the Ukrainian pilot to be sent to prison camp in the next 10 days unless Kiev secures a swap deal with Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Farage says Dutch ‘No’ would boost Brexit support (Reuters)
    Apr04

    Farage says Dutch ‘No’ would boost Brexit support (Reuters)

    VOLENDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) – The leader of Britain’s UK Independence Party said on Monday that a Dutch vote against an EU treaty with Ukraine would give a boost to the Brexit camp less than three… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko found himself in a political storm Monday after leaked documents from a Panamanian firm pointed to his offshore assets, with some adversaries calling for his removal from office.Poroshenko,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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