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    A tale of two homecomings
    May27

    A tale of two homecomings

    Russia and Ukraine split again over prisoner swap …read more Source:...

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’
    May27

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’

    Pilot freed in prisoner swap with Russia says she is prepared to lead country after receiving hero’s welcome in KievFreed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has said she is prepared to become president after returning from Russia in a prisoner exchange.“Ukrainians, if you need me to be president, I’ll be president,” Savchenko told...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow separatists’ (AFP)
    May27

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow separatists’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed from a Russian jail this week, on Friday said she is ready to negotiate with pro-Russian separatists on releasing prisoners. …read more Source: The West...

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May27

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    Ukranian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, for him her return could prove bittersweet. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared
    May27

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared

    The Week That Was podcast takes a look at some of the stories that we’ve published recently on Global Voices. This week, we take you to Ecuador, Uganda, Bangladesh and Ukraine. We also speak to Pakistan editor Sana Saleem about Zeenat Shahzadi, a journalist who has been missing there for nine months. Many thanks to all our authors,...

    Germany calls for relaxing sanctions against Russia
    May27

    Germany calls for relaxing sanctions against Russia

    Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has advocated lifting economic sanctions on Russia. Western countries needed to keep up the pressure on Moscow by enforcing “intelligent” bans, he said. …read more Source:...

    Ukranian pilot Savchenko ready for presidency
    May27

    Ukranian pilot Savchenko ready for presidency

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was freed this week after two years in a Russian jail, has announced she is ready to become Ukrainian President …read more Source: World...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Germany Says EU Sanctions Against Kremlin Could Be Lifted
    May27

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Germany Says EU Sanctions Against Kremlin Could Be Lifted

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Greece Friday courting a European Union member ahead of the bloc’s vote on whether to renew sanctions against the Kremlin over its actions in Ukraine. Germany said Friday it would support the gradual lifting of sanctions if Russia was able to demonstrate progress toward implanting the Minsk peace...

    G7 vows growth efforts as Japan’s Abe warns of global crisis
    May27

    G7 vows growth efforts as Japan’s Abe warns of global crisis

    The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China. G7 leaders wrapped up a summit in central Japan vowing to use “all policy tools” to boost demand and ease...

    Nadiya Savchenko Ready to Run for President of Ukraine
    May27

    Nadiya Savchenko Ready to Run for President of Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was released by Russia earlier this week, has announced she is willing to run for president “if needed.” Savchenko spent nearly two years in Russian detention under allegations that she was complicit in the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine in 2014. She denied the charges and accused...