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    Ukraine asks German doctors to examine pilot jailed in Russia (AFP)
    Mar11

    Ukraine asks German doctors to examine pilot jailed in Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine said Friday it had asked German doctors to check on the health of Nadiya Savchenko, who has agreed to drink water but is still not eating in protest at her Russian trial. …read more Source: The West...

    European Union extends Russian asset freezes over Ukraine (Reuters)
    Mar10

    European Union extends Russian asset freezes over Ukraine (Reuters)

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments extended on Thursday sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians targeted in 2014 over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, keeping asset freezes and travel bans i… …read more Source: The West...

    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 starts drinking water, continues hunger strike (AFP)
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot starts drinking water, continues hunger strike (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A Ukrainian military pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, has started drinking water but will continue her hunger strike until the verdict, her lawyer said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying (Reuters)
    Mar10

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday that the ongoing delay in securing a new tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund was hitting confiden… …read more Source: The West...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar10

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    CHONHAR, UKRAINE – Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea. But many have been leavi …read more Source: Big News...

    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...

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed
    Mar09

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed

    A cargo plane crashed into Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Bangladesh, on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time), killing three crew including the pilot and leaving one survivor, a police official said. …read more Source:...

    EU to extend sanctions on individuals over Ukraine to Sept: sources (AFP)
    Mar09

    EU to extend sanctions on individuals over Ukraine to Sept: sources (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union will extend for a further six months until September sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals over the conflict in Ukraine, EU sources said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany tells Russia to ‘immediately release’ Ukraine pilot (AFP)
    Mar09

    Germany tells Russia to ‘immediately release’ Ukraine pilot (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Berlin on Wednesday called for the immediate release of Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, saying her trial in Russia went against a peace deal aimed at ending a separatist war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

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