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    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports
    Apr19

    Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports

    Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are not seaworthy, and foreign shipowners remain reluctant to carry its cargoes. Tehran is seeking to make up for lost trade to Europe following the lifting of EU sanctions imposed in 2011 and 2012, which deprived it of a market that...

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)
    Apr19

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s ruling coalition Tuesday narrowly defeated a motion calling for the country to immediately pull out of an EU-Ukraine deal rejected by voters in a referendum this month. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 19 (UPI) — Ukraine is working with Russia to have its former military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko returned. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap
    Apr19

    Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap

    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-… …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Navy, Europe, NATO, Defense, Shipbulding, Ships, Submarines, Russia, Europe, arctic, Asia Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. First...

    Russia and NATO meet at crossed purposes
    Apr19

    Russia and NATO meet at crossed purposes

    NATO and Russia will hold their highest-level meeting in two years on Wednesday but the only sign of rapprochement is the fact that they are talking: Even their interpretations of the topics on the agenda vary wildly. The ambassador-level meeting in Brussels of the NATO-Russia Council — the first since June 2014 — is the fruit of efforts led by...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike
    Apr19

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko ended a two-week hunger strike Tuesday after Kiev and Moscow negotiated her release from Russian prison Monday. On March 22, a Russian court charged Savchenko with murder and sentenced her to 22 years in prison, claiming that the pilot killed two Russian journalists while fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The...

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap
    Apr19

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap

    President Petro O. Poroshenko said that President Vladimir V. Putin “seemed” to approve of the deal that would bring home Lt. Nadiya V. Savchenko. …read more Source: The New York...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    THE HAGUE – 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: Bangkok...

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border
    Apr19

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama that Turkey’s border with Syria should be closed to help preserve the ceasefire on Monday The two leaders spoke on the phone about the situation in Ukraine and Syria, according to the Kremlin’s press desk. According to the statement on the phone call released by...