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    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)
    Mar06

    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has decided to end a hunger strike after going more than 80 days without food to protest her detention in a Russian jail, one of her lawyers said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn’t submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.Jeffrey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet.Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine blockade breeding resentment
    Mar06

    Ukraine blockade breeding resentment

    THE war in Ukraine that brought death and destruction to the region has largely abated, but the misery ­remains. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraines Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga
    Mar06

    Ukraines Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga

    The Ukraine conflict is high on the agenda of two days of informal talks between European Union foreign ministers who are gathering in Latvia’s capital, Riga. According to officials in Latvia, which … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” The European Union’s foreign policy chief is speaking out against bipartisan calls in the U.S. to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.Some lawmakers from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord.Military spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Mar06

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Filled with patriotic bravado and a thirst for adventure, Yevgeny Pavlenko and his friend Yevgeny Markin volunteered with dozens others to leave their home in Russia to go and fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine.The General… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia expert warns Western powers ‘are in the logic of 1914’ on Putin, Ukraine
    Mar06

    Russia expert warns Western powers ‘are in the logic of 1914’ on Putin, Ukraine

    In his new book, a British historian insists the West must reassess its language and strategy towards Russia – before it’s too late. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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