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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Legacy of Chernobyl poisons people’s lives
    Mar09

    Legacy of Chernobyl poisons people’s lives

    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 people continue to eat and drink foods with dangerously high radiation levels. According to scientific tests conducted on behalf of the environmental campaigning...

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison
    Mar09

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured by in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian...

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Mar09

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    Members of the European Parliament have requested that Russian President Vladimir Putin and 28 other officials be put under sanctions over the detention of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko. Savchenko is currently in court, accused of killing two Russian journalists with artillery fire during combat in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The case is highly...

    Germany tells Russia to ‘immediately release’ Ukraine pilot (AFP)
    Mar09

    Germany tells Russia to ‘immediately release’ Ukraine pilot (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Berlin on Wednesday called for the immediate release of Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, saying her trial in Russia went against a peace deal aimed at ending a separatist war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Iran, Ukraine ink deal to develop all-out economic ties
    Mar09

    Iran, Ukraine ink deal to develop all-out economic ties

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Hunger-striking pilot’s life ‘in danger’
    Mar09

    Hunger-striking pilot’s life ‘in danger’

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists could die before a court sentences her, her lawyer said. ||| Moscow – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer...

    Turkey urged to recognize Crimean Tatar genocide
    Mar09

    Turkey urged to recognize Crimean Tatar genocide

    Ukrainian president has called on to Turkish parliament to recognize the 1944 deportation of Crimean Tatars as genocide …read more Source: World...

    “Free Savchenko” protestors picket Russian embassy in Vilnius  – The Baltic Times
    Mar09

    “Free Savchenko” protestors picket Russian embassy in Vilnius – The Baltic Times

    Wednesday 8 March, saw around 50 protestors gather outside the Russian Embassy in Vilnius to call for the release of Ukrainian air force pilot N…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Tickets will cost 23% more expensive compared with Georgia
    Mar09

    Tickets will cost 23% more expensive compared with Georgia

    Starting April 21, a new airline called Armenia will carry out flights from Armenia to European countries at $49, without paying the taxes set by Zvartnots Airport. Talking to media representatives on March 9, Tamaz Gaiashvili, one of the shareholders of the Armenia airline, said tickets will cost about €100. He said the company will operate...