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    A tale of two homecomings
    May27

    A tale of two homecomings

    Russia and Ukraine split again over prisoner swap …read more Source:...

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’
    May27

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’

    Pilot freed in prisoner swap with Russia says she is prepared to lead country after receiving hero’s welcome in KievFreed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has said she is prepared to become president after returning from Russia in a prisoner exchange.“Ukrainians, if you need me to be president, I’ll be president,” Savchenko told...

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May27

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    Ukranian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, for him her return could prove bittersweet. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared
    May27

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared

    The Week That Was podcast takes a look at some of the stories that we’ve published recently on Global Voices. This week, we take you to Ecuador, Uganda, Bangladesh and Ukraine. We also speak to Pakistan editor Sana Saleem about Zeenat Shahzadi, a journalist who has been missing there for nine months. Many thanks to all our authors,...

    Germany says Russia sanctions could be lifted if progress made on Ukraine
    May27

    Germany says Russia sanctions could be lifted if progress made on Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany would back the gradual lifting of European Union sanctions against Russia if there is progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement to end the conflict in east Ukraine, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    German In the loop May 27: Wolfgang Ischinger über die Zukunft des transatlantischen Verhältnisses
    May27

    German In the loop May 27: Wolfgang Ischinger über die Zukunft des transatlantischen Verhältnisses

    “Natürlich müssen wir mit Russland reden — dass ist, was man bei uns Realpolitik nennt,” sagt Wolfgang Ischinger, eine Koryphäe der europäischen Diplomatie und Leiter der Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz. Vor dem NATO-Gipfel in Warschau im Juli ist Ischinger bei In the Loop zu Gast, dem deutschsprachigen Podcast von POLITICO. Der ehemalige...

    Arrivals of Foreign Visitors to Bulgaria Up in April
    May27

    Arrivals of Foreign Visitors to Bulgaria Up in April

    An increase in the number of people visiting Bulgaria from abroad was registered in April, national statistics show. Approximately 558 100 people arrived in Bulgaria in April, an increase of 11.1% compared to the number of visitors in April of last year.Data published by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) on Friday also shows the share of...

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands
    May27

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands

    Ukrainian poultry giant MHP is opening a processing plant in the Netherlands next month, to the concern of local producers… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure
    May27

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure

    Ukraine has blacklisted Mikhail Gorbachev from travelling to the country in the five coming years. The former Soviet leader had told the UK’s Sunday Times in an interview published last Sunday (22 May) that it was the will of the Crimean people to be reunited with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem
    May27

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem

    Russia’s Supreme Court has given its approval to a bill criminalizing satirical takes on the country’s national anthem. Under the proposed law, anyone “intentionally distorting the words or music of the anthem in public performance, social media, and on the internet” could be sentenced to a year in prison, the BBC reported. Insulting...

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