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    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)
    Apr19

    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’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 alleged Russian soldiers. …read more Source: The West...

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to leave job long before contract ends
    Apr19

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to leave job long before contract ends

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller will leave his job in September, way ahead of the end of his three-year contract, due to his “changing personal circumstances.” The airline said Tuesday it has begun searching for a new CEO from a pool of internal and external candidates. Its statement said Mueller will serve a six-month...

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says
    Apr19

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot, Poroshenko says

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine this week. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin ‘agreed formula’ for prison swap
    Apr19

    Putin ‘agreed formula’ for prison swap

    Ukraine’s president says he has agreed with Russia’s President Putin on a mechanism to swap Ukrainian prisoner Nadiya Savchenko for two Russians. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader lashes out at Russian ban
    Apr19

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader lashes out at Russian ban

    ‘On behalf of Ukrainian parliament, I urge intl organizations to react against this move’, says Tatar Mejlis chairman …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Estonia compiles Savchenko List
    Apr19

    Estonia compiles Savchenko List

    Estonia is compiling a list of people connected to the imprisonment of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in Russia who will be denied entry to the country, confirmed Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand. …read more Source:...

    Ahmet Davutoğlu: “It is impossible to maintain status quo in Artsakh”
    Apr19

    Ahmet Davutoğlu: “It is impossible to maintain status quo in Artsakh”

    “It is impossible to maintain status quo in Artsakh, today we can see that,” Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu today announced at the plenary sitting at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). He announced that the Armenians must be warned to stop the aggressive operations, as not only soldiers are killed as a...

    Michael Gove gambles as he rejects single market membership
    Apr19

    Michael Gove gambles as he rejects single market membership

    The Leave campaign’s move offers its opponents new economic ammunition. For months, EU supporters have been demanding clarity from the Leave campaign on what post-Brexit model it would seek. Would it seek to remain in the single market (like Norway) and risk the loss of sovereignty? (Existing members are required to accept the free movement...

    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

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, serving a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. The sentencing of two captured Russian servicemen in Ukraine on Monday fuelled speculation that they might be...

    Ukrainian president says Russia has agreed deal to free jailed pilot
    Apr19

    Ukrainian president says Russia has agreed deal to free jailed pilot

    Petro Poroshenko did not reveal if agreement to release Nadiya Savchenko entailed a swap for two Russian soldiers A deal has been reached with Russia to release a jailed Ukrainian pilot, said Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, but he did not say whether it would entail a swap for two Russian soldiers convicted of terrorism by...