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    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” Savchenko’s case has sparked anger at home and...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed
    Mar09

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed

    A cargo plane crashed into Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Bangladesh, on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time), killing three crew including the pilot and leaving one survivor, a police official said. …read more Source:...

    EU to extend sanctions on individuals over Ukraine to Sept: sources (AFP)
    Mar09

    EU to extend sanctions on individuals over Ukraine to Sept: sources (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union will extend for a further six months until September sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals over the conflict in Ukraine, EU sources said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin
    Mar09

    EU lawmakers call for ‘personal sanctions’ on Putin

    Fifty-seven EU lawmakers accuse Russian president of being responsible for detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko, who has been held since 2014 …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko remains defiant
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko remains defiant

    A Ukrainian pilot has given a message of defiance to a Russian court, holding up her middle finger to the judges as she shouted “Here is my last… …read more Source:...

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot
    Mar09

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says five European countries have suggested sanctions against Russian officials involved in the trial of the Ukrainian military pilot, Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Iran...

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Mar09

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine

    SHCHASTYA, Ukraine—The late winter weather in Ukraine alternates between frigid, cool, snow and rain—teasing the arrival of spring. The 2-year-old war, which has ravaged eastern Ukraine, killing more than 10,000 and displacing more than 1 million, is as fickle as the weather—teasing the possibility of peace without ever achieving it. Both sides...

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Protesters across Ukraine have continued to demand the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko from Russian custody. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot

    Berlin called on Moscow Wednesday to immediately release a Ukrainian pilot currently on trial in Russia, saying her continued detention is against a peace deal aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...