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    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow
    Mar07

    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow

    MOSCOW — Tit-for-tat embassy attacks in Moscow and Kiev Sunday, sparked by protests over Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, could further strain ties between the two former Soviet countries. Savchenko is facing a 25-year prison sentence in Russia. Windows and CCTV cameras were reportedly smashed and diplomatic cars broken into at the Russian...

    Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route
    Mar07

    Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route

    Preliminary data claims that today’s EU–Turkey summit intends to put an end to the non-regulated migrant flow towards West and North Europe across the West Balkan countries. The flow along that route has been seriously restricted recently and that has resulted in refugees and traffickers’ increased interest towards circumventing...

    Pipe dreams: Gazprom courts southern Europe to exclude Ukraine
    Mar07

    Pipe dreams: Gazprom courts southern Europe to exclude Ukraine

    Russia’s Gazprom is counting on its deep natural gas ties with Italy to revive plans aimed at bypassing Ukraine as a transit state for politically sensitive gas shipments to Europe. …read more Source:...

    Nobel laureates join petition to secure Ukraine pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join petition to secure Ukraine pilot’s release

    ‘Our ability to save her life will test the effectiveness of international diplomacy and our commitment to European values,’ an open letter says …read more Source: World...

    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release

    KIEV: Three Nobel Prize laureates were among thousands of people who signed a petition urging European leaders to secure the release of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot from a Russian jail. The 34-year-old Nadiya Savchenko is standing trial for alleged involvement in the death of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. She faces up to 23...

    Nearly half asylum applicants in Estonia are from Ukraine
    Mar07

    Nearly half asylum applicants in Estonia are from Ukraine

    Ukrainian nationals made up nearly half of the applicants for asylum in Estonia in 2015, it appears from figures released by Eurostat, cites LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    During protest to free Savchenko, eggs thrown at Russian embassy in Kyiv
    Mar07

    During protest to free Savchenko, eggs thrown at Russian embassy in Kyiv

    Several thousand people in Kyiv on March 6 demanded Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian army pilot Nadja Savchenko tried in Russia for alleged killing of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat
    Mar07

    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat

    Evacuees from the Chernobyl nuclear accident remember relatives, friends and colleagues who died – and the abandoned city declared unsafe for 24,000 yearsIn a biting winter wind, Alexander Petrovich Zabirchenko walks slowly along a memorial to firefighters and workers who died in the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, touching each of the portraits...

    First Secretary of Ukraine’s Embassy meets athletes on World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics
    Mar07

    First Secretary of Ukraine’s Embassy meets athletes on World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics

    First Secretary for Economic Affairs of the Embassy of Ukraine in Azerbaijan Vadim Sidyachenko on Sunday met with the Ukrainian delegation, which arrived in Baku for the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics. …read more Source:...

    Protesters in Ukraine attack Russian embassy over detained pilot
    Mar07

    Protesters in Ukraine attack Russian embassy over detained pilot

    Hundreds of angry protesters in Ukraine have attacked the Russian embassy, calling for the release of a Ukrainian hunger-striking chopper pilot who has been in Russia’s custody for nearly two years.Outraged by Moscow’s refusal to free Nadiya Savchenko, demonstrators rallied in front of the Russian embassy in the capital Kiev early on...