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    Kiev’s ‘Joan of Arc’ released
    May25

    Kiev’s ‘Joan of Arc’ released

    A servicewoman ­proclaimed Ukraine’s 21st-century Joan of Arc arrived home last night after two years in a Russian jail. …read more Source: THE...

    3,000 Ukrainian police officers to train in Turkey
    May25

    3,000 Ukrainian police officers to train in Turkey

    The presidents of Ukraine and Turkey have signed an agreement for the training of 3,000 Ukrainian policemen in Turkey, which also currently trains Afghan police cadets as part of its annual program …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Poroshenko vows to return Crimea, east Ukraine following Savchenko’s release
    May25

    Poroshenko vows to return Crimea, east Ukraine following Savchenko’s release

    President Petro Poroshenko vowed Wednesday that Ukraine would take back the annexed peninsula of Crimea and rebel-held territory in the east of the country following pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s return from Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Vladimir Putin says Nadiya Savchenko released to ‘show mercy’
    May25

    Vladimir Putin says Nadiya Savchenko released to ‘show mercy’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he had released Nadiya Savchenko after the Ukrainian army helicopter pilot spent two years in a Russian prison. Putin said the release was aimed to “show mercy,” according to an AP report. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko’s said Savchenko had been released as part of a prisoner...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east
    May25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine would win back control of eastern territories from pro-Russian separatists and Russia-annexed Crimea, just as it has secured the release of pilot Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison. …read more Source: The...

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise
    May25

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A NATO general says Russia’s recent behavior and actions show its leaders only respect power. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said the Kremlin “sees the liberal approach, the democratic approach, discussions, compromise as a weakness.” Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, made the remarks in a videotaped interview...

    Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’
    May25

    Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’

    Nadiya Savchenko was released from Russian captivity in exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, sources said. ||| Moscow/ Kiev – Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko was heading home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, part of an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, two sources close to the swap told Reuters....

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all
    May25

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all

    Germany’s foreign minister says he’s relieved about the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko arrived at Kyiv’s airport following a prisoner swap with two Russian prisoners held by Ukraine. Savchenko claims to have been abducted by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 and smuggled across the border into Russia. She told reporters that she was ready to once again give her life for...

    Ukrainian Pilot Captured By Russia Returns Home After Receiving Pardon From Putin
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Captured By Russia Returns Home After Receiving Pardon From Putin

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow.Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, is likely to ease...