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    Russia tells NATO to ‘stop spreading like mushrooms’
    Apr20

    Russia tells NATO to ‘stop spreading like mushrooms’

    The highest-level meeting between NATO and Russia in almost two years served only to confirm that they are “locked in mutual misunderstanding,” according to an official from the Western alliance who took part in Wednesday’s talks in Brussels. Nobody had expected major breakthroughs in the standoff over Russia’s annexation of Crimea or...

    Russia says court to consider issue of Savchenko's repatriation – RIA
    Apr20

    Russia says court to consider issue of Savchenko's repatriation – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Justice Ministry said on Wednesday a court would consider the issue of repatriating Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Revival of diplomacy? Ukraine, Russia make progress on prisoner swap.
    Apr20

    Revival of diplomacy? Ukraine, Russia make progress on prisoner swap.

    The exchange of Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko for two Russian servicemen appears to be moving ahead. But the deal could also reopen the question of just how involved Russia is with Ukraine’s eastern rebellion. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on
    Apr20

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on

    VIENNA – Ukraine next week marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, when human error and flawed Soviet reactor technology led to the world’s worst nuclear accident. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US, European Leaders to Hold Summit in Germany
    Apr20

    US, European Leaders to Hold Summit in Germany

    U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with leaders from the United States, France, Britain, Germany and Italy next week for an informal meeting expected to cover topics including Syria, Libya and migration. Obama will attend Monday’s talks with French leader Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Britain’s David Cameron...

    NATO’s First Meeting with Russia in Two Years
    Apr20

    NATO’s First Meeting with Russia in Two Years

    Alexander Demianchuk / ReutersRussia and NATO members met Wednesday for the first time since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea two years ago for what an alliance official called “a frank and serious discussion” about the Ukraine crisis, Russian military operations, terrorism, and other issues. But NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said...

    President Iohannis to welcome Ukrainian President Poroshenko at Cotroceni Palace on Thursday
    Apr20

    President Iohannis to welcome Ukrainian President Poroshenko at Cotroceni Palace on Thursday

    Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis will welcome at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Thursday Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as part of Poroshenko’s official visit to Bucharest. …read more Source:...

    Three Ukraine troops killed in deadliest attack in nearly two months
    Apr20

    Three Ukraine troops killed in deadliest attack in nearly two months

    NNA – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed by pro-Russian rebels, the Kiev military said Wednesday, the heaviest toll reported in the separatist east of the ex-Soviet republic in nearly two mont …read more Source: National News...

    Former Soviet Fighter Pilot: Russian Jets ‘More Aggressive’ Than During Cold War
    Apr20

    Former Soviet Fighter Pilot: Russian Jets ‘More Aggressive’ Than During Cold War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the NATO-Russia Council prepares to meet for the first time in almost two years, U.S. and Russian officials are trading barbs over who’s to blame for a recent spike in military tensions. The ambassadorial level meeting set for Wednesday at alliance headquarters in Brussels was to be the first time the format, which...

    Profound disagreement at talks with Russia, says Nato chief
    Apr20

    Profound disagreement at talks with Russia, says Nato chief

    Russia refuses to give ground on Eastern Ukraine and Crimea, and accuses Nato of threatening its borders …read more Source: Business...