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    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...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who returned to a hero’s welcome in Ukraine after two years in Russian custody, declared Friday she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians wanted. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    What G7 leaders debated. decided
    May27

    What G7 leaders debated. decided

    A declaration summarizing the proceedings of this week’s summit in Japan pledges action on the economy, terrorism, refugees, climate change, Ukraine, health, women’s rights. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The Jewish lawyers who reinvented justice
    May27

    The Jewish lawyers who reinvented justice

    Two new books explore the trials of Nazis – and asks how they changed our conception of justice. In August 1942, Hans Frank, Hitler’s lawyer and governor general of occupied Poland, arrived in Lvov. “We knew that his visit did not bode well,” a Jewish resident later recalled. That month, writes Philippe Sands, Frank gave a lecture in a...

    Ukraine Files Defense In $3 Billion Russia Eurobond Case
    May27

    Ukraine Files Defense In $3 Billion Russia Eurobond Case

    Ukraine has filed its defense with a British court over a $3 billion debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbor was invalid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German FM floats possible ‘step by step’ easing of Russia sanctions (AFP)
    May27

    German FM floats possible ‘step by step’ easing of Russia sanctions (AFP)

    Tallinn (AFP) – 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 headway on ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    These 5 Facts Explain Obama’s Foreign Policy Breakthroughs—and Failures
    May27

    These 5 Facts Explain Obama’s Foreign Policy Breakthroughs—and Failures

    Barack Obama’s second term has seen a number of foreign policy breakthroughs, including the lifting of America’s long-standing arms embargo against Vietnam just this week. These five facts explain why Obama’s overtures have worked in some countries but not in others. 1. Vietnam For years the U.S. maintained that lifting its arms...

    Ukraine’s ‘You invaded us’ debt defence
    May27

    Ukraine’s ‘You invaded us’ debt defence

    Conflict with Russia condensed into $3bn court fight …read more Source: Financial...

    Could Freed Pilot Be Ukraine’s Next President?
    May27

    Could Freed Pilot Be Ukraine’s Next President?

    Nadezhda Savchenko says she’d rather return to her flying career but will be president if that is what Ukrainians want. …read more Source: Sky...