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    Ukraine claims deal with Russia to release pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine claims deal with Russia to release pilot Savchenko

    Ukraine’s president says he has reached a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin to release a jailed Ukrainian pilot …read more Source: The Daily...

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks
    Apr16

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks

    Ukraine could ask the International Monetary Fund to revise the criteria under which it disburses loans to Kiev, the new finance minister, Oleksandr Danyliuk, said in a newspaper interview published Saturday, without providing specifics …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’
    Apr15

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’

    Russia will use rare talks with NATO next week to protest the alliance’s “absolutely unjustified” military buildup in the Baltic states, Moscow’s ambassador to Brussels said Friday, adding the alliance was using the Ukraine crisis as a pretext. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Paris, Berlin urge ‘rapid’ action by new Ukraine leaders
    Apr15

    Paris, Berlin urge ‘rapid’ action by new Ukraine leaders

    France and Germany Friday called on Ukraine’s new government to act quickly to implement the Minsk peace accords and internal reforms, the French presidency said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine seeks 15 years in jail for suspected Russian troops
    Apr15

    Ukraine seeks 15 years in jail for suspected Russian troops

    Ukraine’s military prosecutors Friday demanded 15-year jail terms for two suspected Russian surveillance soldiers who were captured in the war-torn separatist east last May …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimea authorities ban Tatar governing body
    Apr14

    Crimea authorities ban Tatar governing body

    The Russian authorities in Crimea Wednesday banned the governing body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, in a move slammed by international rights group …read more Source: The Daily...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body

    * Council of Europe won access to Black Sea region in January * Says repression targets Tatars, other critics of new order By Gabriela Baczynska Europe’s leading human rights organization said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including...

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms
    Apr14

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms

    The European Union said on Thursday that Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister was “crucial” and urged speeding up reforms …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected prime minister on Thursday in what could mark an end to a months-long government crisis in a country crippled by a separatist war in the east. …read more Source: The Daily...

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