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    Russia frees imprisoned Ukrainian pilot in prisoner swap, official says
    May25

    Russia frees imprisoned Ukrainian pilot in prisoner swap, official says

    Russia has released jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko and she is being flown home as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen, according to an official in the Ukrainian presidential administration. …read more Source:...

    Russia frees imprisoned Ukrainian pilot in dramatic prisoner swap
    May25

    Russia frees imprisoned Ukrainian pilot in dramatic prisoner swap

    Ukraine held two alleged Russian servicemen captured in separatist Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Set to Return Home
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Set to Return Home

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko is expected to arrive in Kiev on Wednesday, reportedly returning home after spending two years at the mercy of pro-Russian separatists and Russian authorities. Local media issued separate reports on Wednesday morning, citing sources privy to information from the ongoing talks between Kiev and Moscow about...

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Swapped for 2 Russian Prisoners
    May25

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Swapped for 2 Russian Prisoners

    A military pilot dubbed Ukraine’s “Joan of Arc” has been released after two years behind bars in an exchange for two Russian prisoners of war. …read more Source:...

    Europe in Flux: an Unusual Journey
    May25

    Europe in Flux: an Unusual Journey

    I have just returned to Helsinki, my current home base, from a ten-day trip with the somewhat unusual itinerary of Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Austria. The four small countries vary widely in virtually every way — from their topographies to their histories — but they share one characteristic of contemporary...

    Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia
    May25

    Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia

    Sources close to the swap told newsmen that “Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko heads home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, after an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine”. Handing over Savchenko, whose release has been demanded by Western government and who also has become a national hero in Ukraine would ease...

    Tatar Activist Reported Missing In Russia-Annexed Crimea
    May25

    Tatar Activist Reported Missing In Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Crimean Tatar activist Ervin Ibragimov has gone missing, his colleagues says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine pilot freed and flying back home under prisoner swap deal with Russia
    May25

    Ukraine pilot freed and flying back home under prisoner swap deal with Russia

    Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko was heading home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, part of an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, two sources close to the swap told Reuters. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions
    May25

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions

    Hungary’s foreign minister says the European Union’s decision on whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine should be transparent and discussed openly. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions
    May25

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions

    Hungary’s foreign minister says the European Union’s decision on whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine should be transparent and discussed openly. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...