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Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia
May25

Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia

Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. The Ukrainian president sent his plane to pick up Savchenko in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia and bring her home to Kiev, where she...

Detained Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returned to Kyiv from Russia
May25

Detained Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returned to Kyiv from Russia

Ukraine and Russia have reportedly carried out a prisoner swap that sees Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returned home. The pilot had been convicted of murder in Russia, while praised as a hero in her homeland. …read more Source:...

Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia
May25

Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia

Sources close to the swap told newsmen that “Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko heads home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, after an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine”. Handing over Savchenko, whose release has been demanded by Western government and who also has become a national hero in Ukraine would ease...

Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sources
May25

Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sources

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko was heading home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, part of an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, two sources close to the swap told Reuters. Handing over Savchenko, whose release has been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, would ease...

Detained Ukraine pilot Savchenko on plane bound for Kyiv from Russia
May25

Detained Ukraine pilot Savchenko on plane bound for Kyiv from Russia

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Donald Trump foreign policy adviser: Trump has no Ukraine policy yet
May25

Donald Trump foreign policy adviser: Trump has no Ukraine policy yet

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, doesn’t have a Ukraine policy, his foreign policy adviser tells DW. He adds that Trump’s remarks on Germany and terrorism shouldn’t be taken at face value. …read more Source:...

News24.com | Ukraine fighting escalates: 7 soldiers killed
May24

News24.com | Ukraine fighting escalates: 7 soldiers killed

Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in rebellious eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes
May24

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. National Security Council head Oleksander Turchynov said Tuesday nine others have been wounded. The numbers were confirmed by Oleksander Motuzyanik, spokesman for the Ukrainian forces’ operations in the east. They didn’t...

EU leaders call for peace in Ukraine
May24

EU leaders call for peace in Ukraine

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine called Monday for a peace deal aimed at ending the separatist war in eastern Ukraine to be implemented “as quickly as possible”, as fresh clashes erupted. …read more Source:...

The world’s largest plane Antonov – 225 causes a stir in Perth Airport, Australia (VIDEO)
May23

The world’s largest plane Antonov – 225 causes a stir in Perth Airport, Australia (VIDEO)

Monday, May 23, 2016 – Thousands of plane enthusiasts thronged Perth Airport to catch a glimpse of the King of the Sky, Antonov-225, when it landed for the first time in Australia. The monster plane weighing a staggering 600 tons with wings of 290 feet or 88.4 meters long-equivalent to a five storey building, stirred the hearts of aviation...

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