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    Russian military seeks five combat dolphins
    Mar09

    Russian military seeks five combat dolphins

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence ministry is looking to buy five dolphins, the government revealed on Wednesday, as the country strives to revive its Soviet-era use of sea mammals for military tasks. The military has opened the bidding on a 1.75 million ruble ($24,000) contract to deliver dolphins to the military in the Crimean port city of...

    Russia bans proposed over Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Russia bans proposed over Ukrainian pilot

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says five European countries have suggested sanctions against Russian officials involved in the trial of the Ukrainian military pilot, Nadia Savchenko.”Officials directly involved in this fabricated case must face consequences. We see that protests, letters and statements have failed to bring...

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin
    Mar09

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin

    Fifty-seven EU lawmakers accuse Russian president of being responsible for detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko, who has been held since 2014 …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot
    Mar09

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says five European countries have suggested sanctions against Russian officials involved in the trial of the Ukrainian military pilot, Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Iran...

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot

    Berlin called on Moscow Wednesday to immediately release a Ukrainian pilot currently on trial in Russia, saying her continued detention is against a peace deal aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

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

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

    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. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured in eastern Ukraine in 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow separatists and handed...

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed
    Mar09

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Turkey, Ukraine boost ties amid growing tension with Russia
    Mar09

    Turkey, Ukraine boost ties amid growing tension with Russia

    Turkey and Ukraine have deepened political, military and economic ties through consecutive high-level visits following the Turkish military’s downing of a Russian warplane in November 2015 and the deterioration in ties between Ankara and Moscow …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia’s mission in western Ukraine pelted with smoke bombs
    Mar09

    Russia’s mission in western Ukraine pelted with smoke bombs

    A group of Ukrainians with scarves covering their faces Wednesday threw smoke bombs and fireworks at the Russian mission in the western city of Lviv, while a local lawmaker tore down the Russian flag …read more Source: The Daily...

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