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    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 22 years in Russian prison in controversial case
    Mar22

    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 22 years in Russian prison in controversial case

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian pilot to 22 years in prison after convicting her of complicity to murder in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    European Enlightenment and Humanism in Danger: Refugee Crisis
    Mar22

    European Enlightenment and Humanism in Danger: Refugee Crisis

    As the number of refugees worldwide continues to increase, Western nations struggle to show off their true humanism and the Enlightenment in the face of massive movements of desperate people. Making matters worse, certain politicians and several news organizations and groups continue to make harsh and disparaging comments about refugees. This...

    News24.com | Savchenko: Kiev says Putin must keep his promise
    Mar22

    News24.com | Savchenko: Kiev says Putin must keep his promise

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered to swap two suspected Russian soldiers captured in the separatist east for Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been jailed for 22 years. …read more Source:...

    Russia court hands Ukraine pilot Savchenko 22-year sentence
    Mar22

    Russia court hands Ukraine pilot Savchenko 22-year sentence

    DONETSK (RUSSIA) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison over the killing of two journalists in a ruling set to exacerbate Moscow’s feud with Kiev and the West. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Prisoner exchange offered after Ukrainian officer sentenced to 22 years in Russian penal colony
    Mar22

    Prisoner exchange offered after Ukrainian officer sentenced to 22 years in Russian penal colony

    Ukrainian officer Nadiya Savchenko, 34, was convicted by a court in Russia of complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists following a controversial trial …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine (AFP)
    Mar22

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, hoping to build momentum for peace in Syria after a partial Russian withdrawal and to restore a fragmenting ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years in jail
    Mar22

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years in jail

    A Russian court sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in jail on Tuesday after finding her guilty of involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists during the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country would never recognise the verdict of what he called a “kangaroo...

    Indian nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan’s: report
    Mar22

    Indian nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan’s: report

    A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India’s “nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan”, but says the risk “appears to be moderate”, while claiming risk of nuclear theft in Pakistan “appears to be high”. The Harvard Kennedy School report, “Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: Continuous Improvement or...

    US slams Russia’s ‘blatant disregard’ for justice in Ukraine pilot case
    Mar22

    US slams Russia’s ‘blatant disregard’ for justice in Ukraine pilot case

    The United States on Tuesday slammed what it called Moscow’s “blatant disregard for the principles of justice” after a court sentenced a female Ukrainian military pilot to 22 years in prison over the killing of two journalists …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian ‘Kangaroo Court’ Opens the Door for Ukrainian Prisoner Swap
    Mar22

    Russian ‘Kangaroo Court’ Opens the Door for Ukrainian Prisoner Swap

    Captured Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s nearly two-year-long trial, which began in Russia after she was accused of murdering two journalists in eastern Ukraine, is over. But her ordeal is far from it. On Tuesday, a Russian court finished its two-day reading of a guilty verdict and sentenced Savchenko to 22 years in prison, opening the...