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    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May23

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, Amnesty claims. …read more Source: Television New...

    News Analysis EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members
    May23

    News Analysis EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members

    RIGA — Unlike the previous EU Eastern Partnership summit in 2013, which triggered the Ukraine crisis after the country’s ex-president scuttled a deal on closer ties with Brussels, the summit that … …read more Source: Big News...

    Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally (AFP)
    May23

    Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – British director Peter Greenaway is to direct a film about Russia backed by a billionaire businessman and ally of President Vladimir Putin who has come under US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine court orders arrest of two ‘Russian soldiers’ (AFP)
    May23

    Ukraine court orders arrest of two ‘Russian soldiers’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Friday ordered two suspected Russian soldiers who were captured by Ukrainian troops in the separatist east to be placed in pre-trial detention until July 19. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine truce talks make no breakthrough in Minsk (AFP)
    May22

    Ukraine truce talks make no breakthrough in Minsk (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – A top pro-Russian rebel said on Friday that a new round of Ukraine crisis talks had resulted in no breakthrough but would continue in the coming weeks. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin seeking to free Russians held by Kiev (AFP)
    May22

    Kremlin seeking to free Russians held by Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said Friday the Kremlin was doing all it could to secure the release of two men that Ukraine says are captured Russian soldiers. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘War crimes’ rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty (AFP)
    May22

    ‘War crimes’ rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February truce deal. …read more Source: The West...

    Hollande Says Russia And Rebels Need To Be Pressured To Respect Truce
    May22

    Hollande Says Russia And Rebels Need To Be Pressured To Respect Truce

    French President Francois Hollande has said that pressure needed to be applied on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to respect a cease-fire he helped broker in February. “What is clear is … …read more Source: Big News...

    Kremlin Trying To Free Russians Held By Kyiv
    May22

    Kremlin Trying To Free Russians Held By Kyiv

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on May 22 that Russia is “taking the necessary steps” to free two of its nationals captured by Ukrainian forces in the east of the country. The two men were … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Ukraine Sign $2 Billion Loan Deal At Eastern Summit
    May22

    EU Ukraine Sign $2 Billion Loan Deal At Eastern Summit

    RIGA — The European Union and Ukraine have signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) loan deal to help revive Ukraine’s ailing economy. Officials signed the agreement May 22 at a summit of leaders of … …read more Source: Big News...

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