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    EU extends sanctions on individuals over Ukraine
    Mar10

    EU extends sanctions on individuals over Ukraine

    The blacklist of travel bans and asset freezes against nearly 150 people is in addition to sweeping economic sanctions against Russia’s defence, financial and energy sectors …read more Source: World...

    EU tells Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar10

    EU tells Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Thursday told Russia to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot accused over the killing of two Russian journalists, as Savchenko relaxed a hunger strike by starting to take liquids. The 34-year-old is regarded as a national hero by many Ukrainians, but is charged in Russia with complicity in...

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying
    Mar10

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said Thursday that the ongoing delay in securing a new tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund was hitting confidence in the economy …read more Source: The Daily...

    Erdoğan slams ‘unjust’ Russian interventions in Syria, Ukraine
    Mar10

    Erdoğan slams ‘unjust’ Russian interventions in Syria, Ukraine

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed Russia’s “unjust” interventions in Syria and Ukraine while reiterating Turkish support for the latter’s government during a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, in Ankara …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    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.“The trial against Savchenko violates the spirit and letter of the Minsk agreement, we are therefore making a joint call with our partners for the...

    Ukraine president offers prisoner swap with Russia over pilot
    Mar10

    Ukraine president offers prisoner swap with Russia over pilot

    ‘If you ask me if an exchange is possible I would tell you ‘yes’ for the first time, using my constitutional right,’ Petro Poroshenko says …read more Source: World...

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin
    Mar10

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin

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

    Russia’s interventions in Syria, Ukraine unjust: Erdogan
    Mar10

    Russia’s interventions in Syria, Ukraine unjust: Erdogan

    ‘Where will they [Russia] place this in international law?’ Turkish president asks alongside his visiting Ukrainian counterpart in Ankara …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia’s interventions in Syria, Ukraine unjust: Erdogan
    Mar09

    Russia’s interventions in Syria, Ukraine unjust: Erdogan

    ‘Where will they [Russia] place this in international law?’ Turkish president asks alongside his visiting Ukrainian counterpart in Ankara …read more Source: Anadolu...

    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...

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