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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards
    Mar09

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards

    Now that the vice of comparing ourselves favourably to the Americans is in vogue again, I suppose we could all indulge in the indecency of boasting that The Economist magazine’s meticulously researched annual Democracy Index puts Canada in seventh place among the world’s 20 full democracies in 2015, and at the very bottom of the Top...

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Russian activists in the city of St. Petersburg have staged an protest calling for the release of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed
    Mar09

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison
    Mar09

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison

    The Ukrainian soldier says she’ll be dead before a Russian court delivers her verdict. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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...