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    Ukraine arrests pilot hero Savchenko over ‘coup plot’
    Mar22

    Ukraine arrests pilot hero Savchenko over ‘coup plot’

    Ex-helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko does not deny conspiring against Ukraine’s government. …read more Source:...

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim
    Mar22

    Polish Government Distances Itself from Ghetto Claim

    Poland’s government distanced itself Thursday from comments made by the prime minister’s father, who claimed Jews willingly entered ghettos during the German occupation of Poland to get away from their Christian neighbors. The comment by Kornel Morawiecki, a senior lawmaker and father of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, is the...

    Anti-Russia Ukrainian MP to be arrested on treason charges
    Mar22

    Anti-Russia Ukrainian MP to be arrested on treason charges

    A Ukrainian MP once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia stands accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Polish government backs away from Holocaust-denying remarks by prime minister’s father
    Mar22

    Polish government backs away from Holocaust-denying remarks by prime minister’s father

    Kornel Morawiecki is the father of current Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. (Wikimedia Commons( (JTA) — A Polish official said that Holocaust-denying comments by a former politician who is the father of the country’s prime minister do not reflect the position of the Polish government. Kornel Morawiecki, a former senator whose son,...

    EBRD, EU provide €1.15 billion to support business in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
    Mar22

    EBRD, EU provide €1.15 billion to support business in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

    The EBRD and the EU are extending their support to small and medium sized enterprises SMEs in Georgia Moldova and Ukraine to the total of almost euro 1 1 billion in credit lines and trade finance and euro 58 3 million in EU grants …read more Source:...

    Anti-Russia Ukrainian MP to be arrested on treason charges
    Mar22

    Anti-Russia Ukrainian MP to be arrested on treason charges

    A Ukrainian MP who was once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia, but now stands accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev, has been stripped of her immunity by parliament. …read more Source: Iran...

    6 spats between Tusk and Juncker
    Mar22

    6 spats between Tusk and Juncker

    This week’s virtual fisticuffs between European Council President Donald Tusk and his counterpart from across the road — the European Commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker — over how the EU handles Russian President Vladimir Putin is the latest of many fights between Brussels’ most famous high-level sparring partners. Here’s a...

    Ukrainian Investigators Detain Lawmaker Savchenko in Parliament’s Building
    Mar22

    Ukrainian Investigators Detain Lawmaker Savchenko in Parliament’s Building

    “On the basis of the resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dated March 22, 2018, on the stripping deputy Nadezhda Savchenko of parliamentary immunity, granting permission to launch criminal proceedings against her, her detention and choosing a preventive measure… I detain you on suspicion of committing crimes,” the Ukrainian Security...

    Ukrainian pilot ‘hero’ arrested over bomb plot against lawmakers
    Mar22

    Ukrainian pilot ‘hero’ arrested over bomb plot against lawmakers

    Prosecutor alleges conspirators smuggled arms to strike Kiev parliament …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday stripped a celebrated former military pilot and presidential hopeful of her immunity as a lawmaker, sanctioning her arrest on charges of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. Nadiya Savchenko was served summons minutes after the parliamentary session, where she...