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    10,000 Ukrainians Killed So Far in Two-Year War
    May31

    10,000 Ukrainians Killed So Far in Two-Year War

    Since the start of hostilities in eastern Ukraine, 10,000 Ukrainians have been killed and over twice as many wounded, the deputy head of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council has announced. Fighting between pro-government factions and Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk has been...

    Ukraine pilot, national symbol makes parliament appearance
    May31

    Ukraine pilot, national symbol makes parliament appearance

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. …read more Source: The China...

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us
    May31

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us

    Romania’s president on Tuesday dismissed threats by Vladimir Putin that Romania could be targeted by Russian rockets because it hosts elements of a U.S. missile defense shield. Moscow “cannot intimidate us,” Klaus Iohannis said during a security conference at the presidential palace in Bucharest. Putin last week warned Romania and Poland...

    Israel looks to Ukrainian labor to fill construction shortage
    May31

    Israel looks to Ukrainian labor to fill construction shortage

    The constant influx of cheap foreign labor is one reason that Israel’s construction sector was among its least productive. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns ‘nothing is forgotten or forgiven’
    May31

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns ‘nothing is forgotten or forgiven’

    Kiev // She was strong, she was strident, she was not to be cowed. In an emotionally-charged first appearance before the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday, Nadiya Savchenko, the pilot released in exchange for two Russians strode to the podium draped in the Ukrainian flag and sang the national anthem. She also tore down a banner bearing her name and...

    These are the 6 countries onboard with Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    May31

    These are the 6 countries onboard with Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    Shamil Zhumatov/ReutersSince Russia’s illegal seizure and annexation of Crimea from Ukraine on March 18, 2014, six countries have come out in support of Moscow. And in any other circumstance, the support Russia has received would be enough to make politicians blush. The following map from the spokesperson for the US Embassy Russia shows the...

    Polish Officer Jailed For Being a Russian Spy
    May31

    Polish Officer Jailed For Being a Russian Spy

    A Polish military officer has been sentenced to six years in jail after being found guilty of spying on his homeland for Russia, national broadcaster Radio Polska reports. Lieutenant Colonel J. Zbigniew, whose full name was not given, had been arrested in 2014 and convicted last month, although the verdict and details about the trial were made...

    Ukraine’s fallen leader Viktor Yanukovych ‘paid bribes of $2 billion’ – or $1.4 million for every day he was president
    May31
    Will Germany End Russian Embargo? Berlin Considers Lifting Some Sanctions As EU Deadline Looms
    May31

    Will Germany End Russian Embargo? Berlin Considers Lifting Some Sanctions As EU Deadline Looms

    Germany is discussing the possibility of easing some sanctions on Russia, as the European nation looks to warm diplomatic and economic relations with Moscow, according to a new Monday report in German Der Spiegel magazine. The European Union is set to decide whether to renew sanctions on Russia by the end of June, and several nations have voiced...

    In pictures: Ukraine removes communist-era symbols
    May31

    In pictures: Ukraine removes communist-era symbols

    Goodbye Lenin: Ukraine rids itself of Soviet symbols …read more Source:...