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    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers
    Mar09

    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged lawmakers on Wednesday to back him, sack him or force snap elections as lawmakers held talks with potential replacements. …read more Source:...

    “Free Savchenko” protestors picket Russian embassy in Vilnius  – The Baltic Times
    Mar09

    “Free Savchenko” protestors picket Russian embassy in Vilnius – The Baltic Times

    Wednesday 8 March, saw around 50 protestors gather outside the Russian Embassy in Vilnius to call for the release of Ukrainian air force pilot N…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukrainian company begins producing cheese in former DK Daugava production plant
    Mar09

    Ukrainian company begins producing cheese in former DK Daugava production plant

    The Ukrainian-owned dairy company Latvian Dairy Ltd. has begun producing various types of cheese for export in the former DK Daugava milk-processing plant in Jaunjelgava County, and is currently employing approximately 60 persons, the company’s representatives told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her: lawyer
    Mar09

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her: lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania, 4 other states want EU to make “Savchenko List”
    Mar09

    Lithuania, 4 other states want EU to make “Savchenko List”

    Lithuania and four other countries have suggested that the European Union (EU) should make a so-called Nadiya Savchenko list, with Russian officials on the list imposed sanctions for prosecution of the Ukrainian pilot, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius confirmed BNS on Wednesday, informs LETA. …read more Source: The...

    Ruling in Savchenko’s case to be announced on 21 or 22 March
    Mar09

    Ruling in Savchenko’s case to be announced on 21 or 22 March

    On Wednesday, 9 March, Russian Federation Rostov Oblast Donetsk Court announced that the ruling in the criminal case against Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadiya Savchenko will be voiced on 21 or 22 March. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Why Ukraine needs Russia more than ever
    Mar09

    Why Ukraine needs Russia more than ever

    With country at risk of becoming a failed state, Kiev must recognise that economic survival depends on Moscow not the westIn January Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, congratulated the country on surviving its first winter without buying Russian gas. It had instead bought European gas which, as Poroshenko pointed out proudly, was 30%...

    Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike attacks ‘farce’ of Russian trial
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike attacks ‘farce’ of Russian trial

    Nadezhda Savchenko gives closing statement to court before judge retires to consider verdict on claim she directed deadly artillery strikeA Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has given her closing statement in the case, five days after she began a hunger strike that she has pledged to continue unless she is returned to Ukraine. Russia has...

    Syria’s “ceasefire” is holding—but for how long?
    Mar09

    Syria’s “ceasefire” is holding—but for how long?

    A Syrian boy rides a bicycle through a devastated part of the city of Homs, Syria, 26th February, 2016. ©Hassan Ammar/AP/Press Association Images : What is Putin’s agenda in Syria and Ukraine? The cessation of hostilities in Syria that was brokered by the US and Russia and began on 27th February is just about holding. Aid organisations have...

    Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people
    Mar09

    Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people

    A massive 27.4 percent of Dutch voters have no idea that there will be a referendum on the association agreement between the European Union and the Ukraine in April, according to a study done by research firm Ipsos, Kieskompas and newspaper Trouw. The post Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people appeared first on NL Times....

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