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    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike
    Apr19

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko ended a two-week hunger strike Tuesday after Kiev and Moscow negotiated her release from Russian prison Monday. On March 22, a Russian court charged Savchenko with murder and sentenced her to 22 years in prison, claiming that the pilot killed two Russian journalists while fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The...

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border
    Apr19

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama that Turkey’s border with Syria should be closed to help preserve the ceasefire on Monday The two leaders spoke on the phone about the situation in Ukraine and Syria, according to the Kremlin’s press desk. According to the statement on the phone call released by...

    Prisoner Swap Hope For Ukraine Pilot In Russia
    Apr19

    Prisoner Swap Hope For Ukraine Pilot In Russia

    A proposed transfer involves jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko being handed over in exchange for two Russian soldiers. …read more Source: Sky...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    THE HAGUE: Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday. All 298 passengers and crew — the majority of them Dutch — died when the Boeing 777 was hit by a Russian-made BUK anti-aircraft missile...

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

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal

    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 Daily...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Europe, Navy, Shipbuilding, Submarines, Warships, Nuclear, Russia, Europe, Asia, arctic, United States 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...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    The wrecked cockpit of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is shown to the press during a presentation of the final report on the cause of its crash at the Gilze Rijen airbase in the Netherlands on October 13, 2015 -AFP THE HAGUE: Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko

    Nadiya Savchenko smiles during a verdict hearing in Russia on March 21, 2016. Maxim Shemetov / ReutersUkraine and Russia have neared a deal to free a Ukrainian air force pilot was captured by Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced last month to prison in Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday the two...

    Serbia’s Choice Ahead of Key Vote: Russia or the West
    Apr19

    Serbia’s Choice Ahead of Key Vote: Russia or the West

    JAGODINA, Serbia—His fists are clenched, his legs slightly apart, expressing firmness and leadership. His head is turned slightly to the side, blue eyes looking into the distance with an air of calm determination. The larger-than-life figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin has a prominent place in Serbia’s only wax museum among the...