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    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...

    Ukraine allows arrest of MP over parliament attack plot
    Mar22

    Ukraine allows arrest of MP over parliament attack plot

    KIEV: 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 was stripped of her immunity by parliament on Thursday. Nadiya Savchenko planned “a large-scale terrorist act in the centre of the Ukrainian capital,” general prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko told...

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer
    Mar22

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Peru is embarking on a little experiment. France built the 14.5-ton AMX-13 tank in the 1940s as a combat vehicle light enough to be air-transportable to support paratroopers. France produced and exported thousands of them, which saw action in several Cold War conflicts. They’re still in service in a handful of...

    Gazprom appeals Swedish arbitration court’s ruling
    Mar22

    Gazprom appeals Swedish arbitration court’s ruling

    Russian gas giant Gazprom has appealed a Swedish arbitration court ruling that ordered it to pay more than $2.5 billion to Ukraine’s gas firm Naftogaz. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russian ambassador: UK has a bad record of violating international law
    Mar22

    Russian ambassador: UK has a bad record of violating international law

    The Russian ambassador to the U.K. said Thursday it is up to British authorities to provide facts about the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter, and criticized Britain’s record on the international stage. Alexander Yakovenko said in a press conference that “the burden of proof lies with the British authorities” and that “no facts...

    Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot
    Mar22

    Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s State Security Service on Thursday detained lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, an ex-military helicopter navigator who became a national hero after being held in a Russian jail, on charges of planning a military-style coup. …read more Source:...

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing
    Mar22

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing

    Vladimir Putin may have been re-elected president of Russia on March 18, but he’s far from the grand master of geopolitical chess portrayed in the Western media. Whether bragging about Russia’s “invincible” new missile, playing coy over accusations that his hackers play games with foreign elections or that his spies murder opponents...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup.In Thursday’s speech… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. …read more Source: The Bismarck...