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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    EU Extends Asset Freezes Over Crimea Annexation
    Mar09

    EU Extends Asset Freezes Over Crimea Annexation

    EU ambassadors on March 9 extended asset freezes and visa bans on 146 people and 37 entities that according to the EU have benefited from Russia’s annexation of Crimea or been responsible for actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU ambassadors extend sanctions against Russians for 6 months
    Mar09

    EU ambassadors extend sanctions against Russians for 6 months

    Extended sanctions against Russia and Ukraine include 146 citizens. In addition, the sanctions will continue to apply for 37 organizations. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko defies judge in final statement
    Mar09

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko defies judge in final statement

    NNA – A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists has addressed the court and says she will continue a hunger strike she has been on for five days. A translator read out …read more Source: National News...

    Five EU states seek sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot
    Mar09

    Five EU states seek sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot

    Lithuania, UK, Poland, Romania and Sweden seek visa restrictions and asset freezes on those ‘responsible for her illegal detention, incarceration and sentencing’ of Nadiya Savchenko …read more Source: World...

    Iran, Ukraine ink deal to develop all-out economic ties
    Mar09

    Iran, Ukraine ink deal to develop all-out economic ties

    Ukraine and Iran have reached an agreement to strengthen their cooperation in various sectors of economy, in particular in the energy sector; a move that Ukraine says will intensify relations in 2016. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham
    Mar09

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    On trial, Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge
    Mar09

    On trial, Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in a high-profile case over the killing of two Russian journalists, told a Russian court on Wednesday she would continue refusing food and water after raising her middle finger in a defiant gesture at the judge and prosecution. …read more Source: The Times of...

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham (Transcript)
    Mar09

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham (Transcript)

    So, what do you do if you’re a Ukrainian citizen kidnapped on Ukrainian soil and forced to endure a ridiculous show trial in Russia? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Ukraine needs Russia more than ever
    Mar09

    Why Ukraine needs Russia more than ever

    With country at risk of becoming a failed state, Kiev must recognise that economic survival depends on Moscow not the westIn January Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, congratulated the country on surviving its first winter without buying Russian gas. It had instead bought European gas which, as Poroshenko pointed out proudly, was 30%...

    Savchenko Gives Court Defiant Gesture In Final Statement
    Mar09

    Savchenko Gives Court Defiant Gesture In Final Statement

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko refused to recognize the authority of the Russian court where she is on trial for complicity to commit murder. In her final statement to the court, she said the Russian people would rise up to protest against President Vladimir Putin. She then jumped up on her bench and made an obscene gesture to the court....