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    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed
    Oct27

    Crimean Tatar leaders are freed

    Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, who were sentenced to prison by Russian courts on the occupied peninsula in September, were released from custody on October 25 and arrived in Turkey, Ukrainian officials, legislators and lawyers said. Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzheppar told RFE/RL about...

    Ukraine searches for perpetrators in string of violent attacks
    Oct27

    Ukraine searches for perpetrators in string of violent attacks

    There have been a number of attacks on politicians, officials and journalists since the outbreak of hostilities between Russia and Ukraine. Investigators are often quick to assume Moscow is behind them, but is that true? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR
    Oct27

    Russia’s Monitoring Officers in Donbass Come Under Shelling – DPR

    DONETSK (Sputnik) —The mission reported that “shelling of the Bezymennoye observation post started at 15:25 on October 27, twenty-five 82-millimeter mortar shells were fired and the fire was being delivered from the direction of Shirokino [controlled by Kiev].” According to the reports, the shelling is continuing and the information about the...

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival
    Oct27

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexander Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival

    CONCLUSION (Go to Part I) KYIV – Rutgers University-Newark political science professor Alexander Motyl is known for swimming against the tide when it comes to speaking about post-Maidan Ukraine. All is not lost and not everything is “doom and gloom,” his writings and observations often say. On October 13, the professor, novelist and poet spoke...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine continues work on freeing hostages
    Oct27

    Poroshenko: Ukraine continues work on freeing hostages

    President says Ukrainian hostages will return home and Ukraine will be liberated from occupation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Out of Russian custody, Tatar leaders vow to return to Crimea
    Oct27

    Out of Russian custody, Tatar leaders vow to return to Crimea

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Crimean Tatar activists released from Russian custody this week said on Friday they would travel back to the annexed peninsula and campaign for the freedom of other political prisoners and the return of Crimea to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    UK’s foreign minister for Europe welcomes release of Crimean Tatar leaders
    Oct27

    UK’s foreign minister for Europe welcomes release of Crimean Tatar leaders

    London, Oct. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

    Search continues for Russian helicopter missing in Arctic
    Oct27

    Search continues for Russian helicopter missing in Arctic

    OSLO: Emergency services on Friday continued to search for a Russian helicopter that went down with eight people on board off the coast of Norway’s Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic, Norwegian rescue crews said. Norwegian authorities said Russia would join the search, calling it “a race against time” to find any survivors as...

    UK’s foreign minister for Europe welcomes release of Crimean Tatar leaders
    Oct27

    UK’s foreign minister for Europe welcomes release of Crimean Tatar leaders

    London, Oct. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

    Freed Crimean Tatar leaders fly back to Ukraine, vow to return to peninsula
    Oct27

    Freed Crimean Tatar leaders fly back to Ukraine, vow to return to peninsula

    Two Crimean Tatar activists sentenced for their political activities by Russian authorities in the annexed peninsula arrived in Ukraine Friday after being released thanks to an apparent deal brokered by…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...