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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fight against doping
    May25

    Fight against doping

    The World Boxing Council (WBC), under its president Mauricio Sulaiman, must be commended for the lead role it has played in exposing the ills of performance enhancing drugs and inspiring the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take action against cheats. The WBC some months ago joined forces with VADA, the Voluntary Anti Doping Agency under...

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine
    May25

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, were now back in Russia, having landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on a special flight from...

    Moscow swaps Ukraine pilot Savchenko for 2 Russian servicemen
    May25

    Moscow swaps Ukraine pilot Savchenko for 2 Russian servicemen

    Savchenko’s refusal to bend after nearly two years in Russian custody has made her a national hero in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians held in conflict
    May25

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians held in conflict

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, […] The post...

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians
    May25

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians

    A Ukrainian military pilot has arrived home in Kiev after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    He’s Ours! Putin ensures Ukraine-born Neustadter can play for Russia at Euro 2016
    May25

    He’s Ours! Putin ensures Ukraine-born Neustadter can play for Russia at Euro 2016

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has given the green light for defender Roman Neustadter, who was born in Ukraine, to play for Russia at the Euro 2016 soccer finals by approving his passport. Russia head coach Leonid Slutskiy had on Saturday included the Schalke 04 defender Neustadter, who has been living in Germany since he was a child and has...

    Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko
    May25

    Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s Putin says on TV that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia and Ukraine Swap Prisoners
    May25

    Russia and Ukraine Swap Prisoners

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian air-force pilot captured by Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia, has been freed in exchange for two Russian held by Ukraine, multiple news reports say.RT, the Russian government-funded broadcaster, reported that Savchenko had landed in Ukraine on President...

    Ukrainian pilot freed due to mercy
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot freed due to mercy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says in televised comments that he has decided to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko, who has become the national rallying cause in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    European leaders hail Ukrainian pilot’s release
    May25

    European leaders hail Ukrainian pilot’s release

    ‘Long awaited good news, that the EU celebrates together with her country,’ foreign policy chief Mogherini says …read more Source: World...