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    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...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar10

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    CHONHAR, UKRAINE – Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea. But many have been leavi …read more Source: Big News...

    Protesters call for release of Ukrainian pilot from Russian jail
    Mar10

    Protesters call for release of Ukrainian pilot from Russian jail

    A Ukrainian pilot has given a message of defiance to a Russian court, holding up her middle finger to the judges as she shouted “Here is my last… …read more Source:...

    Female Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko shows Russian judges the middle finger
    Mar10

    Female Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko shows Russian judges the middle finger

    Nadezhda Savchenko faces 25 years in jail if found guilty of helping to direct the fire of Ukrainian artillery in the Luhansk region in June 2014 which killed the two journalists – an accusation she denies. …read more Source: Daily...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar10

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea. But many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy that they once enjoyed under Ukrainian...