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    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier
    May27

    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier

    German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier Friday floated the possibility of a “step by step” reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is progress on implementing peace accords on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source:...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ side

    Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: Channel...

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking
    May27

    Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking

    European heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria has been ranked fourth in the chart of leading heavyweight boxers of the prestigious publication Boxing News. The chart is led by Tyson Fury who replaced Wladimir Klitschko at the boxing top in late 2015. The Ukrainian is second followed by WBC winner Deontay Wilder. …read more Source:...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: The...

    Podcast: Now That She’s Free
    May27

    Podcast: Now That She’s Free

    For 708 days, Nadia Savchenko was a symbol of Ukrainian resolve and resistance. How will she fare as a politician? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)
    May27

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)

    Athens (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Greece on Friday aiming to reinforce a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid continuing diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Savchenko Open To Running For President, Has Strong Words For Putin
    May27

    Savchenko Open To Running For President, Has Strong Words For Putin

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was released this week after being jailed in Russia for nearly two years, has said she would consider running for president if her fellow Ukrainians want her to. At a press conference in Kyiv on May 27, Savchenko also spoke harshly of Vladimir Putin, using a popular epithet for the Russian president....

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...