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    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who came home on Wednesday after two years in Russian custody says she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians desire. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who came home on Wednesday after two years in Russian custody says she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians desire. Savchenko was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin and flown home in a prisoner swap after she was sentenced to 22 years in prison in March for the involvement in...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who came home on Wednesday after two years in Russian custody says she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians desire. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands
    May27

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands

    Ukrainian poultry giant MHP is opening a processing plant in the Netherlands next month, to the concern of local producers… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure
    May27

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure

    Ukraine has blacklisted Mikhail Gorbachev from travelling to the country in the five coming years. The former Soviet leader had told the UK’s Sunday Times in an interview published last Sunday (22 May) that it was the will of the Crimean people to be reunited with Russia. …read more Source:...

    G7 Pledges Focus On Economic Growth, Tackling Extremism 
    May27

    G7 Pledges Focus On Economic Growth, Tackling Extremism 

    After two days of talks in Japan, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) leading economic powers have set global growth as an “urgent priority.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global growth is our urgent priority – G7
    May27

    Global growth is our urgent priority – G7

    G7 leaders have expressed concern over the global economy and the political situations in North Korea and Russia. ||| Ise-Shima, Japan – The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and...

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem
    May27

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem

    Russia’s Supreme Court has given its approval to a bill criminalizing satirical takes on the country’s national anthem. Under the proposed law, anyone “intentionally distorting the words or music of the anthem in public performance, social media, and on the internet” could be sentenced to a year in prison, the BBC reported. Insulting...

    Putin’s Approval Ratings Fall To Lowest In Over 2 Years — 80%
    May27

    Putin’s Approval Ratings Fall To Lowest In Over 2 Years — 80%

    As Russia undergoes its longest recession in two decades and living standards decline, the economic malaise is affecting President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings that have fallen to a 27-month low of 80 percent. While that number is perhaps out of reach for most politicians anywhere in the world, Putin has consistently stayed above that...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service

    The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was US$5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: Channel...