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    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko

    Nadiya Savchenko smiles during a verdict hearing in Russia on March 21, 2016. Maxim Shemetov / ReutersUkraine and Russia have neared a deal to free a Ukrainian air force pilot was captured by Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced last month to prison in Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday the two...

    Ukrainian Protesters Attack Convoy Of Former Pro-Russian Governor
    Apr19

    Ukrainian Protesters Attack Convoy Of Former Pro-Russian Governor

    The convoy of Mykhaylo Dobkin was attacked by protesters on April 18 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Dobkin is the former governor of the region whose pro-Russian politics has angered many Ukrainian veterans who fought against Russia-backed separatist. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Serbia determined to join EU despite bloc’s ‘problems’
    Apr19

    Serbia determined to join EU despite bloc’s ‘problems’

    By Aleksandar Vasovic Serbia is determined to join European Union despite the bloc’s “problems” but will do nothing to jeopardise its good relations with Russia, Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said. Dacic is also deputy prime minister in Serbia’s ruling coalition that is expected to win four more years in power in Sunday’s general...

    Ukraine President says edging closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin
    Apr19

    Ukraine President says edging closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin

    NNA – Ukraine39;s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday said he had made progress towards agreeing a deal with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to swap jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko for two a …read more Source: National News...

    News24.com | Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot
    Apr19

    News24.com | Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release pilot

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko says, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities
    Apr19

    RFE/RL Journalist In Crimea Investigated By Russia-Backed Authorities

    The office for Crimea’s Prosecutor-General has said an RFE/RL journalist has been ordered not to leave the peninsula while he is being investigated by the Russia-backed authorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine says Moscow agrees to release pilot Savchenko

    Vladimir Putin has agreed to release jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, indicating that she could be swapped for two Russians who were sentenced Monday for crimes in east Ukraine. Poroshenko and the Russian president discussed the case by phone Monday evening, Associated Press reported, the...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. The sentencing of two captured Russian servicemen in Ukraine on Monday fuelled speculation that they might be...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had agreed a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. …read more Source:...