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    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine
    Mar20

    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko awaits the verdict in her controversial trial over the murder of two Russian journalists with few doubting she will be found guilty in a ruling that will fuel the feud between Kiev and Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister
    Mar19

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister

    The East-West standoff over the Ukraine crisis has brought the threat of nuclear war in Europe closer than at any time since the 1980s, a former Russian foreign minister warned Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling
    Mar18

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling

    A Nigerian court on Friday jailed 14 foreign sailors from Russia, Ukraine, Philippine and Japan between two and five years for unlawful dealing in petroleum products in the country. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin heads to Crimea Friday as Russia marks two years since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine in a move that dramatically impacted its ties with the West …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue

    It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel

    Ukraine’s president tried to reassure the European Union Thursday that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders and he won support for Kiev’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk province on Wednesday began issuing their own passports in a bid to reassert their independence from the Western-backed leaders in Kiev. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Judges excuse Serb from war crimes verdict, averting EU sanctions threat
    Mar16

    Judges excuse Serb from war crimes verdict, averting EU sanctions threat

    Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj will not need to attend his sentencing hearing in The Hague later this month, the court trying him said, removing the threat of Serbia being sanctioned for failing to carry out his court summons …read more Source: The Daily...

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks: OSCE
    Mar14

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks: OSCE

    International monitors want Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists to pull further apart along the line of contact in east Ukraine, a senior official with Europe’s main security and rights watchdog said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

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