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    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial for killing two Russian journalists made a defiant stand in court Wednesday as an increasing number of countries and MEPs called for her to be released. Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot, jumped on the bench and gave judges the middle finger as she gave her closing statement in the case, five days after she...

    Czech politicians express solidarity with imprisoned Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Czech politicians express solidarity with imprisoned Ukrainian pilot

    A number of Czech politicians have expressed support for Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia for allegedly helping to cause the deaths of two Russian journalists in 2014. Savchenko is currently on hunger strike, and refusing to accept any verdict handed down by what she has described as a “totalitarian regime and a petty...

    Latvia calls on Russia to release Nadiya Savchenko  – The Baltic Times
    Mar09

    Latvia calls on Russia to release Nadiya Savchenko – The Baltic Times

    The Latvian Foreign Ministry has called on Russia to immediately release Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian Airforce pilot imprisoned in Russia…. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Armenia Airline to launch its first flight on April 21: Destination Israel
    Mar09

    Armenia Airline to launch its first flight on April 21: Destination Israel

    The new air carrier Armenia will launch regular flights on early April 21. The first destinations are Tel-Aviv and Moscow. “The airline has big ambitions and plans. We will be flying to various cities of Russia, to Tehran, Dubai, Prague, Tel-Aviv, Kiev, Minsk, Barcelona, Larnaca, and London,” Tamaz Gaiashvili, one of the founders of...

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?
    Mar09

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?

    Two years ago, Canadian news broadcasts were saturated with vivid images of the Euromaidan “Revolution of Dignity” — student protesters by the hundreds of thousands, occupying downtown Kyiv and paralyzing the political processes of their government. Their demands were simple: democratic reform, an end to corruption and European integration. Those...

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony
    Mar09

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony

    Stephen F. CohenThe possibility that an American may become Ukraine’s prime minister increases the impression that Kiev’s major decisions are made in Washington. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine pilot raises finger at court, vows to continue hunger strike
    Mar09

    Ukraine pilot raises finger at court, vows to continue hunger strike

    DONETSK (RUSSIA) – A Ukrainian military pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists defiantly raised her middle finger at the court on Wednesday and vowed to press on with a hunger strike. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot
    Mar09

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Russia to free a Ukrainian military helicopter pilot who is accused of killing two Russian journalists in a mortar attack. Poroshenko posted video on social media Wednesday, calling the trial of Nadiya Savchenko, who has been refusing food and water since last week, a “farce”...

    Turkey, Ukraine boost ties amid growing tension with Russia
    Mar09

    Turkey, Ukraine boost ties amid growing tension with Russia

    Turkey and Ukraine have deepened political, military and economic ties through consecutive high-level visits following the Turkish military’s downing of a Russian warplane in November 2015 and the deterioration in ties between Ankara and Moscow …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning
    Mar09

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning

    Protests were staged in Ukrainian cities to show support for pilot Nadia Savchenko, whose trial on murder charges was concluding in Russia. A Russian flag taken from the consulate in Lviv was set alight, while protesters pelted the Russian embassy in Kyiv with eggs. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...