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    Ukraine still suffering from Chernobyl fallout
    Mar10

    Ukraine still suffering from Chernobyl fallout

    According to scientific tests on behalf of Greenpeace, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, people are still exposed to high levels… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine mulls technocratic government
    Mar10

    Ukraine mulls technocratic government

    KIEV — A close ally of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told POLITICO that he plans to convince Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the country’s prime minister, to resign in the coming days. Once out, the goal would be to replace the chronically unpopular Yatsenyuk with a reform-oriented “technocratic” government potentially led by Finance Minister...

    News24.com | Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia
    Mar10

    News24.com | Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia

    Defiant in her closing statement to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger and burst into the Ukrainian national anthem. …read more Source:...

    The Old World’s moment of Trump reckoning
    Mar10

    The Old World’s moment of Trump reckoning

    PARIS — After a long period of being in denial about the strange events across the pond, many European politicians and diplomats are finally confronting the mind-boggling prospect that they could soon be dealing with an American president even worse, as they see it, than George W. Bush. And the very real fear is that if Donald Trump does get...

    EU’s Mogherini urges Moscow to ‘immediately’ release Ukraine pilot   
    Mar10

    EU’s Mogherini urges Moscow to ‘immediately’ release Ukraine pilot  

    BRUSSELS – The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Moscow on Wednesday to immediately and unconditionally release a Ukrainian pilot who has gone on hunger strike to protest her detention and trial in Russia. “This is no longer just a judicial or political case: now it’s a matter of human compassion,”...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot may die before Russia sentences her
    Mar10

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot may die before Russia sentences her

    MOSCOW: A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured in eastern Ukraine in 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow separatists and...

    Fukushima’s ground zero: No place for man or robot
    Mar10

    Fukushima’s ground zero: No place for man or robot

    Members of the media, wearing protective suits and masks, walk after receiving a briefing from Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) employees (in blue) in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this February 10, 2016 file photo....

    Poroshenko Offers To Swap Savchenko In Prisoner Exchange With Russia
    Mar10

    Poroshenko Offers To Swap Savchenko In Prisoner Exchange With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he is ready to secure the release of celebrated Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko through a prisoner exchange with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Calls grow for release of Ukraine pilot
    Mar10

    Calls grow for release of Ukraine pilot

    Western politicians urge Russia to “immediately” release Ukrainian officer Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial over the killing of two journalists. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s proposal to ‘take out’ the families of terrorists would set a dangerous precedent
    Mar10

    Trump’s proposal to ‘take out’ the families of terrorists would set a dangerous precedent

    AP Photo/John MinchilloAs a retired military officer, I do not publicly endorse candidates. But as someone who served as a judge advocate, or military lawyer, for 34 years, I do think it can be helpful to examine in a nonpartisan way the legal aspects of Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric on the use of force against the Islamic State, or...