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    Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike attacks ‘farce’ of Russian trial
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike attacks ‘farce’ of Russian trial

    Nadezhda Savchenko gives closing statement to court before judge retires to consider verdict on claim she directed deadly artillery strikeA Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has given her closing statement in the case, five days after she began a hunger strike that she has pledged to continue unless she is returned to Ukraine. Russia has...

    Syria’s “ceasefire” is holding—but for how long?
    Mar09

    Syria’s “ceasefire” is holding—but for how long?

    A Syrian boy rides a bicycle through a devastated part of the city of Homs, Syria, 26th February, 2016. ©Hassan Ammar/AP/Press Association Images : What is Putin’s agenda in Syria and Ukraine? The cessation of hostilities in Syria that was brokered by the US and Russia and began on 27th February is just about holding. Aid organisations have...

    President Aliyev receives Ukraine’s ex- president
    Mar09

    President Aliyev receives Ukraine’s ex- president

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. …read more Source:...

    President Ilham Aliyev received former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko
    Mar09

    President Ilham Aliyev received former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. The importance of the Global Baku Forum organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center was emphasized. The sides noted that the …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people
    Mar09

    Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people

    A massive 27.4 percent of Dutch voters have no idea that there will be a referendum on the association agreement between the European Union and the Ukraine in April, according to a study done by research firm Ipsos, Kieskompas and newspaper Trouw. The post Ukraine referendum a mystery to over a fourth of Dutch people appeared first on NL Times....

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests
    Mar09

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests

    A general view shows of the sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ukraine, in this May 1, 2015 file photo. REUTERS MOSCOW: Economic crises convulsing Russia, Ukraine and Belarus mean testing in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been cut or restricted, Greenpeace said, and...

    Savchenko Trial Due To Resume In Russian Court
    Mar09

    Savchenko Trial Due To Resume In Russian Court

    The trial of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko is due to resume on March 9 at a military court in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign minister heading to Washington
    Mar09

    Foreign minister heading to Washington

    The foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, will travel to Washington today to meet the US secretary of state, John Kerry, and other officials. The agenda of the meetings will be the Danish-US co-operation on issues such as Ukraine, Syria, the Arctic region, tackling Islamic State and trade. “The timing of the meeting is optimal – Europe and the world...

    ‘I will return home, dead or alive,’ says Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia
    Mar09

    ‘I will return home, dead or alive,’ says Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia

    As Nadiya Savchenko’s court case resumes, here is a translation of the statement she was prevented from delivering last week The trial of Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot jailed in Russia, is expected to resume today with a verdict possible later in the week. Savchenko, 34, has been charged with complicity in the killing of two Russian...

    Belarus invites Ukraine to hold additional consultations on ID cards
    Mar09

    Belarus invites Ukraine to hold additional consultations on ID cards

    “The regime of trips between Belarus and Ukraine established with the agreement signed in 2009 remains in full force and effect. However, taking into account that the agreement does not provide for such a document as an ID card we have suggested Ukrainian partners we held additional consultations on the matter,” said Dmitry Mironchik. …read...