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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Latest: Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed, Flown to Kiev
    May25

    The Latest: Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed, Flown to Kiev

    The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko (all times local):3:35 p.m.Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko has returned to Kiev after nearly two years of being imprisoned in Russia.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman… …read more Source:...

    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. …read more Source: CTV...

    Fleeing Mother Russia
    May25

    Fleeing Mother Russia

    ‘Ah! Scrubbing the deck! My childhood dream! As a child I had once seen a sailor hosing the deck with a large hose while another sailor scrubbed away with a stiff, long-handled brush with bristles cut at an angle. I had thought at the time that nothing in the world could be jollier.’ This is Russian writer Teffi accepting her enforced...

    London Cure Smoked Salmon
    May25

    London Cure Smoked Salmon

    Most people are unaware that smoked salmon emerged from the East End of London around the turn of the last century, when Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, wistful for the taste of home, started preserving fish in the traditional methods of Poland and Ukraine. When they realised they could buy salmon from Scotland cheaper and fresher than the...

    The Latest: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed, flown to Kiev
    May25

    The Latest: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed, flown to Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko (all times local):3:35 p.m.Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko has returned to Kiev after nearly two …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens
    May25

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens

    Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree pardoning Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sent to Kiev, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, Sputnik News reports. “Relatives of the murdered journalists requested that Vladimir Putin pardon Nadezhda Savchenko as a humane gesture,” Peskov added. Savchenko was...

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens
    May25

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens

    Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree pardoning Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sent to Kiev, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, Sputnik News reports. “Relatives of the murdered journalists requested that Vladimir Putin pardon Nadezhda Savchenko as a humane gesture,” Peskov added. Savchenko was...

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions
    May25

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union’s decision on whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine should be… …read more Source:...

    Putin says widows of killed journalists asked for Savchenko pardon (AFP)
    May25

    Putin says widows of killed journalists asked for Savchenko pardon (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the widows of two Russian journalists killed in eastern Ukraine had asked him to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted of complicity in their deaths. …read more Source: The West...

    Fight against doping
    May25

    Fight against doping

    The World Boxing Council (WBC), under its president Mauricio Sulaiman, must be commended for the lead role it has played in exposing the ills of performance enhancing drugs and inspiring the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take action against cheats. The WBC some months ago joined forces with VADA, the Voluntary Anti Doping Agency under...