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    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)
    May27

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom (AFP)

    Athens (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Greece on Friday aiming to reinforce a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid continuing diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in US$3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Savchenko Open To Running For President, Has Strong Words For Putin
    May27

    Savchenko Open To Running For President, Has Strong Words For Putin

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was released this week after being jailed in Russia for nearly two years, has said she would consider running for president if her fellow Ukrainians want her to. At a press conference in Kyiv on May 27, Savchenko also spoke harshly of Vladimir Putin, using a popular epithet for the Russian president....

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case
    May27

    Ukraine files defence in $3 billion Russia Eurobond case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine filed its defence on Friday with a British court over a $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbour and former ally was invalid, the Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    A tale of two homecomings
    May27

    A tale of two homecomings

    Russia and Ukraine split again over prisoner swap …read more Source:...

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’
    May27

    Nadiya Savchenko: ‘Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will’

    Pilot freed in prisoner swap with Russia says she is prepared to lead country after receiving hero’s welcome in KievFreed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has said she is prepared to become president after returning from Russia in a prisoner exchange.“Ukrainians, if you need me to be president, I’ll be president,” Savchenko told...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow separatists’ (AFP)
    May27

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko ‘ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow separatists’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed from a Russian jail this week, on Friday said she is ready to negotiate with pro-Russian separatists on releasing prisoners. …read more Source: The West...

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May27

    Nadia Savchenko: the thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    Ukranian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, for him her return could prove bittersweet. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Germany calls for relaxing sanctions against Russia
    May27

    Germany calls for relaxing sanctions against Russia

    Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has advocated lifting economic sanctions on Russia. Western countries needed to keep up the pressure on Moscow by enforcing “intelligent” bans, he said. …read more Source:...

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared
    May27

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Disappeared

    The Week That Was podcast takes a look at some of the stories that we’ve published recently on Global Voices. This week, we take you to Ecuador, Uganda, Bangladesh and Ukraine. We also speak to Pakistan editor Sana Saleem about Zeenat Shahzadi, a journalist who has been missing there for nine months. Many thanks to all our authors,...