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    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east
    May25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine would win back control of eastern territories from pro-Russian separatists and Russia-annexed Crimea, just as it has secured the release of pilot Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison. …read more Source: The...

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise
    May25

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A NATO general says Russia’s recent behavior and actions show its leaders only respect power. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said the Kremlin “sees the liberal approach, the democratic approach, discussions, compromise as a weakness.” Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, made the remarks in a videotaped interview...

    Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’
    May25

    Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’

    Nadiya Savchenko was released from Russian captivity in exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, sources said. ||| Moscow/ Kiev – 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....

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all
    May25

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all

    Germany’s foreign minister says he’s relieved about the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko arrived at Kyiv’s airport following a prisoner swap with two Russian prisoners held by Ukraine. Savchenko claims to have been abducted by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 and smuggled across the border into Russia. She told reporters that she was ready to once again give her life for...

    Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia
    May25

    Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia

    Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. The Ukrainian president sent his plane to pick up Savchenko in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia and bring her home to Kiev, where she...

    Obstacles to Foreign Policy Restraint
    May25

    Obstacles to Foreign Policy Restraint

    Emma Ashford reviews the recent Advancing American Security conference, and adds this: Despite these attempts at engagement, realist and restraint-oriented perspectives, whether from inside or outside the Beltway, remain a relative rarity in Washington, where broadly interventionist ideas tend to dominate among both Democrats and Republicans....

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returns to Kyiv
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returns to Kyiv

    Ukrainian air force pilot Nadia Savchenko has returned to Ukraine after Russia swapped her to Ukraine for two Russian officers. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Belarus to donate Francysk Skaryna Book Legacy to Ukrainian libraries
    May25

    Belarus to donate Francysk Skaryna Book Legacy to Ukrainian libraries

    The facsimile edition of 25 books printed by Francysk Skaryna in Prague (1517-1519) and Vilno (1522-1525) is Belarus’ unique cultural project dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian pilot returns home after nearly 2 years in a Russian jail
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home after nearly 2 years in a Russian jail

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become...