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    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko

    Vladimir Putin has agreed to release jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, indicating that she could be swapped for two Russians who were sentenced Monday for crimes in east Ukraine. Poroshenko and the Russian president discussed the case by phone Monday evening, Associated Press reported, the...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    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 President says edging closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin
    Apr19

    Ukraine President says edging closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin

    NNA – Ukraine39;s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday said he had made progress towards agreeing a deal with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to swap jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko for two a …read more Source: National News...

    News24.com | Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot
    Apr19

    News24.com | Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko says, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities
    Apr19

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities

    The office for Crimea’s Prosecutor-General has said an RFE/RL journalist has been ordered not to leave the peninsula while he is being investigated by the Russia-backed authorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Hints at Deal with Russia to Swap Pilot
    Apr19

    Ukrainian President Hints at Deal with Russia to Swap Pilot

    Ukraine and Russia may have reached a deal to release jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a swap for two Russian officers convicted by a Ukrainian court. Both Kyiv and Moscow confirmed that in a telephone conversation Monday President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about Savchenko and the two Russian...

    Lithuania and Ukraine sign further bi-lateral military agreements  – The Baltic Times
    Apr19

    Lithuania and Ukraine sign further bi-lateral military agreements – The Baltic Times

    Lithuania’s National Defence Ministry announced on April 18, 2016, that it will advise Ukraine on revamping its sergeants’ corps, an…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – 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. …read more Source:...

    Dutch government wins time to renegotiate Ukraine treaty in narrow vote
    Apr19

    Dutch government wins time to renegotiate Ukraine treaty in narrow vote

    MPs have narrowly voted in favour of giving the cabinet more time to find a solution for the Dutch ‘no’… …read more Source:...

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)
    Apr19

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian security forces in annexed Crimea on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into a US-funded news site for allegedly condoning extremism, searching three journalists’ homes and hauling them in for questioning. …read more Source: The West...