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    Savchenko ready   to negotiate with  pro-Moscow rebels
    May27

    Savchenko ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow rebels

    KIEV: Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed from a Russian jail this week, on Friday said she is ready to negotiate with pro-Russian separatists on releasing prisoners. “I am ready to talk to the devil himself to get every one of our people back,” she said at her first news conference since her dramatic release, part of a prisoner swap with...

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues
    May27

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues

    Miles Maochun Yu Russia, Asia-Pacific “The Sochi Declaration is decidedly anti-China in its wording” Squeezed in Europe by U.S-led sanctions and robust NATO reactions in the aftermath of the annexation of Crimea, Russia is now finding itself in a prime position to exploit the unfolding geopolitical dramas stirred up by China in East...

    Germany seeks to reduce Russia curbs ‘step by step’
    May27

    Germany seeks to reduce Russia curbs ‘step by step’

    TALLINN: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Friday floated the possibility of a “step by step” reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is progress on ending the conflict in Ukraine. “I hope that by the end of June there will be progress and then we can see if we can reduce the sanctions step by step, or if we stay with...

    EU to unveil military ties plan after Brexit vote
    May27

    EU to unveil military ties plan after Brexit vote

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) said on Friday it will unveil plans for closer military cooperation after Britain’s referendum on whether to the bloc, but denied they were secret proposals for an EU army. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini last year began drawing up a “global strategy” for foreign and security policy in the wake...

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion
    May27

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall
    May27

    Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall

    Ukraine shows signs of backsliding on reforms and implementing a cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    BC-EU–Ukraine-Savchenko,ADVISORY, EU
    May27

    BC-EU–Ukraine-Savchenko,ADVISORY, EU

    EDITORS:We are calling to your attention an important change that has been made in the story moving under the keyword UKRAINE-SAVCHENKO. The Associated Press is …read more Source: Taiwan...

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

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

    Lawmakers say the pilot’s celebrity profile could come back to haunt Ukrainian president. …read more Source: The Washington...

    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...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko could seek presidency
    May27

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko could seek presidency

    KIEV – Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military pilot held prisoner by Moscow for two years, looks likely remaining the same firebrand as she was in captivity, calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “louse” and “scum” on her return home this week. But perhaps it is Ukraine’s political establishment who should be worried: Savchenko said...