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    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release

    KIEV: Three Nobel Prize laureates were among thousands of people who signed a petition urging European leaders to secure the release of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot from a Russian jail. The 34-year-old Nadiya Savchenko is standing trial for alleged involvement in the death of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. She faces up to 23...

    Nearly half asylum applicants in Estonia are from Ukraine
    Mar07

    Nearly half asylum applicants in Estonia are from Ukraine

    Ukrainian nationals made up nearly half of the applicants for asylum in Estonia in 2015, it appears from figures released by Eurostat, cites LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    During protest to free Savchenko, eggs thrown at Russian embassy in Kyiv
    Mar07

    During protest to free Savchenko, eggs thrown at Russian embassy in Kyiv

    Several thousand people in Kyiv on March 6 demanded Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian army pilot Nadja Savchenko tried in Russia for alleged killing of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat
    Mar07

    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat

    Evacuees from the Chernobyl nuclear accident remember relatives, friends and colleagues who died – and the abandoned city declared unsafe for 24,000 yearsIn a biting winter wind, Alexander Petrovich Zabirchenko walks slowly along a memorial to firefighters and workers who died in the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, touching each of the portraits...

    First Secretary of Ukraine’s Embassy meets athletes on World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics
    Mar07

    First Secretary of Ukraine’s Embassy meets athletes on World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics

    First Secretary for Economic Affairs of the Embassy of Ukraine in Azerbaijan Vadim Sidyachenko on Sunday met with the Ukrainian delegation, which arrived in Baku for the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics. …read more Source:...

    Protesters in Ukraine attack Russian embassy over detained pilot
    Mar07

    Protesters in Ukraine attack Russian embassy over detained pilot

    Hundreds of angry protesters in Ukraine have attacked the Russian embassy, calling for the release of a Ukrainian hunger-striking chopper pilot who has been in Russia’s custody for nearly two years.Outraged by Moscow’s refusal to free Nadiya Savchenko, demonstrators rallied in front of the Russian embassy in the capital Kiev early on...

    First Secretary of Ukraine’s Embassy meets athletes on the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics …
    Mar07
    Tennis: Patience pays as Svitolina wins Malaysia Open
    Mar07

    Tennis: Patience pays as Svitolina wins Malaysia Open

    KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Elina Svitolina shrugged off a dropped first set and lengthy rain delays to defeat Eugenie Bouchard for the Malaysian Open title on Sunday.The win is the fourth WTA title for the Ukrainian world number 19, who won 6-7(5) 6-4, 7-5 over Bouchard, of Canada.The third set was hit by intermittent suspensions of more than two...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 7, 2016
    Mar07

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 7, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasUkraine Talks StallThe only result from this week’s...

    Stripping and Starbucks — when corporations take over desire
    Mar07

    Stripping and Starbucks — when corporations take over desire

    My regular is an elegantly dressed gentleman in his mid-50s, slightly overweight in a way that calls out for the word “portly.” He is soft-spoken and a little dull, but he pays me to listen—two or three nights a week, he comes to the club and buys me drinks and tells me his troubles, but never demands a dance. He likes me, he says, because I am...