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    Ukraine’s Army Suffers Bloodiest Day of Casualties In a Year
    May25

    Ukraine’s Army Suffers Bloodiest Day of Casualties In a Year

    Ukraine’s military has suffered its bloodiest day for the last year in the country’s war-torn east, as a record number of soldiers were reported dead or injured by the state National Security and Defence Council. Seven Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine were wounded between Monday and Tuesday this week—the heaviest casualties...

    Netherlands to strip dual citizens of nationality if they join ISIL
    May25

    Netherlands to strip dual citizens of nationality if they join ISIL

    The Netherlands passed a law Tuesday that allows authorities to strip dual citizens of Dutch nationality if they have joined a terror group or fought abroad with groups such as ISIL. In line with the new law, no court conviction is needed to revoke Dutch citizenship from those who hold a second nationality. The law was proposed in the Netherlands...

    Ukraine president en route to Russia for swap deal: Report
    May25

    Ukraine president en route to Russia for swap deal: Report

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko is traveling to eastern Russia to swap two Russian prisoners with a Ukrainian national in Russian custody, a report says. …read more Source:...

    Lawyer: Groundwork being laid for possible Savchenko swap
    May25

    Lawyer: Groundwork being laid for possible Savchenko swap

    MOSCOW (AP) — The groundwork is being laid for a possible exchange of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia, and two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine, the lawyer for one of the Russians said Wednesday. Both of the Russians, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, have submitted a petition for a pardon to...

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports
    May25

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was flying to Russia on Wednesday to bring home detained Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, in exchange for the release of two Russians held by Kiev, Russian media and a source close to the swap said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Armenian national team arrives in Los Angeles
    May25

    Armenian national team arrives in Los Angeles

    The Armenian national team has arrived in Los Angeles, Press Service of the Football Federation of Armenia reports. The Armenian national team will play two friendlies in teh United States. The team will face Guatemala on May 28 and El Salvador – on June 1. 24 players have been called up to for the friendlies. Goalkeepers Arsen Beglaryan FC Mika...

    Lawyer: Groundwork being laid for possible Savchenko swap
    May25

    Lawyer: Groundwork being laid for possible Savchenko swap

    The groundwork is being laid for a possible exchange of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia, and two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine, the lawyer for one of the Russians said Wednesday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Mikheil Saakashvili: ‘Ukraine’s government has no vision for reform’
    May25

    Mikheil Saakashvili: ‘Ukraine’s government has no vision for reform’

    A year after becoming governor of Odessa, the combative ex-Georgian president talks about his anti-corruption drive and his frustration with Petro PoroshenkoWhen Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of the Ukrainian region of Odessa a year ago, the former Georgian president constantly mentioned Vladimir Putin. Reforms in post-revolution...

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports
    May25

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was flying to Russia Wednesday to bring home detained Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, in exchange for the release of two Russians held by Kiev, Russian media and a source close to the swap said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lithuanian PM in Prague: Ukraine, Georgia must be granted visa-free travels soon
    May25

    Lithuanian PM in Prague: Ukraine, Georgia must be granted visa-free travels soon

    The European Union (EU) should grant Ukraine and Georgia visa-free travels as soon as possible, Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said at a meeting with Czech Parliamentary Speaker Jan Jamacek in Prague on May 24th, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...