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    Ukraine mulls technocratic government
    Mar10

    Ukraine mulls technocratic government

    KIEV — A close ally of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told POLITICO that he plans to convince Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the country’s prime minister, to resign in the coming days. Once out, the goal would be to replace the chronically unpopular Yatsenyuk with a reform-oriented “technocratic” government potentially led by Finance Minister...

    The Old World’s moment of Trump reckoning
    Mar10

    The Old World’s moment of Trump reckoning

    PARIS — After a long period of being in denial about the strange events across the pond, many European politicians and diplomats are finally confronting the mind-boggling prospect that they could soon be dealing with an American president even worse, as they see it, than George W. Bush. And the very real fear is that if Donald Trump does get...

    Calls grow for release of Ukraine pilot
    Mar10

    Calls grow for release of Ukraine pilot

    Western politicians urge Russia to “immediately” release Ukrainian officer Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial over the killing of two journalists. …read more Source:...

    Protesters call for release of Ukrainian pilot from Russian jail
    Mar10

    Protesters call for release of Ukrainian pilot from Russian jail

    A Ukrainian pilot has given a message of defiance to a Russian court, holding up her middle finger to the judges as she shouted “Here is my last… …read more Source:...

    Female Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko shows Russian judges the middle finger
    Mar10

    Female Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko shows Russian judges the middle finger

    Nadezhda Savchenko faces 25 years in jail if found guilty of helping to direct the fire of Ukrainian artillery in the Luhansk region in June 2014 which killed the two journalists – an accusation she denies. …read more Source: Daily...

    Commission proposes visa-free travel for Georgia
    Mar09

    Commission proposes visa-free travel for Georgia

    The European Commission on Wednesday proposed lifting visa restrictions for the people of Georgia, a reward for the country’s successful implementation of judicial reforms. “Today’s proposal recognizes the efforts of the Georgian authorities to carry out far-reaching and difficult reforms with a significant impact on the rule of law...

    Russia looking to buy 5 dolphins with perfect teeth and killer instinct
    Mar09

    Russia looking to buy 5 dolphins with perfect teeth and killer instinct

    Government website reveals defence ministry plan to revive Soviet-era use of marine mammals for combat operationsRussia’s defence ministry is looking to buy five dolphins, the government has revealed, as the country strives to revive its Soviet-era use of sea mammals for military tasks.The military has opened the bidding on a 1.75m ruble...

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko remains defiant
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko remains defiant

    A Ukrainian pilot has given a message of defiance to a Russian court, holding up her middle finger to the judges as she shouted “Here is my last… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial for killing two Russian journalists made a defiant stand in court Wednesday as an increasing number of countries and MEPs called for her to be released. Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot, jumped on the bench and gave judges the middle finger as she gave her closing statement in the case, five days after she...

    Czech politicians express solidarity with imprisoned Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Czech politicians express solidarity with imprisoned Ukrainian pilot

    A number of Czech politicians have expressed support for Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia for allegedly helping to cause the deaths of two Russian journalists in 2014. Savchenko is currently on hunger strike, and refusing to accept any verdict handed down by what she has described as a “totalitarian regime and a petty...

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