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    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome
    May25

    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome

    Kiev – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko returned home to a hero’s welcome Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian prison, drawing a line under a damaging diplomatic spat between Moscow and Kiev. …read more Source: Big News...

    Transforming German Königsberg into Soviet Kaliningrad
    May25

    Transforming German Königsberg into Soviet Kaliningrad

    Mary Elizabeth Malinkin Kaliningrad, Russia “What is peculiar about Kaliningrad is that it became part of the Soviet Union—part of the Russian Socialist Republic—but had never been in the Soviet Union before.” In continuation of our [Wilson Center] alumni interview series, we talked with Title VIII-supported Research Scholar Nicole...

    Ukrainian Pilot Released in Dramatic Prison Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Released in Dramatic Prison Swap

    Pilot who became a national hero in Ukraine released for two Russian soldiers. …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia Talks Up Foreign Interest in Eurobond, Investors Skeptical
    May25

    Russia Talks Up Foreign Interest in Eurobond, Investors Skeptical

    Russia on Wednesday hailed its Eurobond issue as a triumph over Western obstruction, but there was no sign that big foreign investors had bought the bond and, unusually for a large issue, there was scant trading in the paper once it was placed. Russia had sold $1.75 billion in 10-year Eurobonds on Tuesday, smaller than its previous placements,...

    Swiss Law Makes It Easier To Seize, Repatriate Funds Plundered By Dictators
    May25

    Swiss Law Makes It Easier To Seize, Repatriate Funds Plundered By Dictators

    Switzerland’s government says it will implement a new law in July that will make it easier to seize and repatriate illicit wealth that has been stashed in its banks by foreign dictators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s Top Campaign Adviser Made Millions From Arms Dealers, Warlords, Dictators and Oligarchs
    May25

    Trump’s Top Campaign Adviser Made Millions From Arms Dealers, Warlords, Dictators and Oligarchs

    Report: “Manafort was responsible for representing some of the world’s most unsavory clients.” Donald Trump’s top presidential campaign advisor is a world-class thug.Paul Manafort, who Trump brought on in March as his Republican Convention strategist and recently elevated to campaign chairman, has worked for notorious arms dealers,...

    Defiant Female Ukrainian Pilot Freed From Russia In Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Defiant Female Ukrainian Pilot Freed From Russia In Prisoner Swap

    Ukrainian pilot and national hero Nadiya Savchenko had been held by Russia for almost two years. Russia had sentenced her to 22 years in prison for murder — she called it a propaganda stunt. …read more Source:...

    Lonely Planet: This is the best place to visit in Europe
    May25

    Lonely Planet: This is the best place to visit in Europe

    Leading travel resource site, Lonely Planet has released its annual list of best places to visit in Europe and Peloponnese emerged top on the list. It’s the summer season – let the travelling begin people!The sun is finally out in the northern hemisphere, and folks are ready to soak it all in alongside friends and loved ones.Leading...

    Ukraine’s New Hope
    May25

    Ukraine’s New Hope

    Nadia Sacvhenko could just turn out to be Ukraine’s Vaclav Havel; or its Lech Walesa; or its Nelson Mandela. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s New Hope
    May25

    Ukraine’s New Hope

    Nadia Sacvhenko could just turn out to be Ukraine’s Vaclav Havel; or its Lech Walesa; or its Nelson Mandela. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...