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    Ukraine proposes pilot, Russian soldiers swap
    Apr19

    Ukraine proposes pilot, Russian soldiers swap

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. The sentencing of two captured Russian servicemen in Ukraine on Monday fuelled speculation that they might be...

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says
    Apr19

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia last month...

    Crimea Prosecutor Seeks ‘Extremism’ Case Against Journalist
    Apr19

    Crimea Prosecutor Seeks ‘Extremism’ Case Against Journalist

    Authorities in Russia-annexed Crimea have released a journalist affiliated with the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty on bail, but with travel restrictions, according to a report quoting his lawyer. Prosecutor General of Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya says a criminal case has been launched against the journalist, named as Nikolai Semena,...

    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal
    Apr19

    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal

    The Dutch parliament has defeated a motion calling for the country to pull out of a treaty establishing closer European Union ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PACE to observe elections in Serbia
    Apr19

    PACE to observe elections in Serbia

    STRASBOURG – An 18-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will be in Serbia on April 22-25 to observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections in the country, the PACE said in a release on Tuesday. The PACE delegation will be led by Ukrainian member Volodymyr Ariev. They are …read more...

    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports
    Apr19

    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports

    Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are not seaworthy, and foreign shipowners remain reluctant to carry its cargoes. Tehran is seeking to make up for lost trade to Europe following the lifting of EU sanctions imposed in 2011 and 2012, which deprived it of a market that...

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)
    Apr19

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s ruling coalition Tuesday narrowly defeated a motion calling for the country to immediately pull out of an EU-Ukraine deal rejected by voters in a referendum this month. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 19 (UPI) — Ukraine is working with Russia to have its former military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko returned. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap
    Apr19

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-… …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Navy, Europe, NATO, Defense, Shipbulding, Ships, Submarines, Russia, Europe, arctic, Asia Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. First...