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    EU extends Russia sanctions
    Mar10

    EU extends Russia sanctions

    EU sanctions against Russian citizens and firms were extended for six months on Thursday as the bloc sought to maintain pressure on supporters of Russian aggression in Ukraine. The sanctions affect 146 people and 37 firms — most of them Russian — that are accused of supporting Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the conflict in...

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot

    A group of 64 cross-party MEPs has written to EU foreign relations chief Mogherini urging her to propose visa bans and asset freezes on 29 Russians, including Russian leader Putin, deemed guilty of unlawfully detaining Ukrainian pilot Savchenko. The initiative comes ahead of an EU foreign ministers’ meeting Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian pilot held in Russia relaxes dry hunger strike
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot held in Russia relaxes dry hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot being held in Russia has relaxed her dry hunger strike. Nadiya Savchenko, who is accused of murdering two Russian journalists, is… …read more Source:...

    Belarus, Ukraine in talks over ID cards
    Mar10

    Belarus, Ukraine in talks over ID cards

    Ukraine introduced a new internal passport early this year. However, the new Ukrainian passport is not listed as a document to cross the Belarusian state border in the bilateral agreement on visa-free trips as of 2009. In this connection, the Belarusian side proposed Ukraine to hold consultations on the ID cards. …read more Source:...

    EU foreign policy chief demands Russia release jailed Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    EU foreign policy chief demands Russia release jailed Ukrainian pilot

    The EU’s Federica Mogherini has called on Moscow to free pilot Nadezhda Savchenko captured by separatists. The 34 year old is on hunger strike while accused of complicity in the death of two Russian state TV reporters. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukrainians evaluating possibility of preserving KVV Liepajas Metalurgs
    Mar10

    Ukrainians evaluating possibility of preserving KVV Liepajas Metalurgs

    Ukraine’s KVV Group is evaluating the possibility of suspending the operations of joint-stock metallurgical company KVV Liepajas Metalurgs and preserving the factory is the Cabinet of Ministers does not make any constructive decisions during its March 15 meeting, the KVV Group told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Nadia Savchenko: the pilot and politician on trial for murder
    Mar10

    Nadia Savchenko: the pilot and politician on trial for murder

    Description Nadia Savchenko appears at a hearing in Moscow Credits VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images Global outcry over Russia’s detainment of Ukrainian fighter may not save her from 20 years in jail Profile Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 12:00pm …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘drinks water’
    Mar10

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘drinks water’

    Ukrainian officer Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, is drinking water but refusing food, her lawyer says. …read more Source:...

    Protestors in Warsaw call on Russia to free Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    Protestors in Warsaw call on Russia to free Ukrainian pilot

    Over 100 protestors have demonstrated in front of the Russian embassy in Warsaw, demanding the release of Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot held in Russia. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko starts consuming liquids: lawyer
    Mar10

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko starts consuming liquids: lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who faces up to 25 years in a Russian jail, has started consuming liquids, her lawyer Nikolai Polozov said on his Twitter page on Thursday. …read more Source:...

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