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    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers
    May31

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Juncker: ‘No compromise’ on Russia, despite visit
    May31

    [Ticker] Juncker: ‘No compromise’ on Russia, despite visit

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU would not “compromise on high principles” with Russia. Juncker, who will attend a business conference in Russia in June, told France’s Public Senat TV that he would tell Russian president Putin that the EU is “completely opposed” to his actions in Ukraine....

    Freed pilot Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian MP
    May31

    Freed pilot Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian MP

    ‘I want to tell you that nothing is forgotten, no one is forgotten, and no one is forgiven,’ Nadiya Savchenko asserts …read more Source: World...

    Russia highlights ties with China ahead of Putin’s trip
    May31

    Russia highlights ties with China ahead of Putin’s trip

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says President Vladimir Putin’s planned trip to China will give powerful new impulse to ties between the two nations. Speaking Tuesday at a Moscow conference, Sergey Lavrov described expanding ties with China as Russia’s top foreign policy priority. Lavrov said the two nations share...

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers
    May31

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers

    Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s released pilot returns to parliament (AFP)
    May31

    Ukraine’s released pilot returns to parliament (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. …read more Source: The West...

    EU court adviser: Sanctions on Russian firms legally valid
    May31

    EU court adviser: Sanctions on Russian firms legally valid

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice says European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian companies are valid in the main under the EU’s common security and defense policy. Advocate General Melchior Wathelet issued the opinion Tuesday in response to a challenge the Russian oil and gas producer Rosneft...

    German foreign minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed
    May31

    German foreign minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday it was no secret that some EU states were skeptical about extending sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis and it was unclear if the 28-nation bloc would decide to renew them. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, May 31, 2016
    May31

    The Morning Vertical, May 31, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Foreign Minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed
    May31

    German Foreign Minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday it was no secret that some EU states were sceptical about extending sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis and it was unclear if the 28-nation bloc would decide to renew them. …read more Source: The...