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    Latvian officials condemn Savchenko verdict
    Mar23

    Latvian officials condemn Savchenko verdict

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics have condemned Tuesday’s Russian court ruling, which sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to a 22-year prison sentence. …read more Source:...

    Kerry to Meet with Putin, Lavrov on Syria, Ukraine
    Mar23

    Kerry to Meet with Putin, Lavrov on Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is due in Moscow Wednesday for talks on Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Syria and Ukraine are expected to top the agenda. The State Department says the visit was arranged after President Putin announced last week that Russia is partially withdrawing its military...

    Russian court sentences Ukranian pilot to 22 years in jail
    Mar23

    Russian court sentences Ukranian pilot to 22 years in jail

    A court in Russia has sentenced a Ukrainian helicopter pilot to 22 years in prison for complicity in the death of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine two years ago. …read more Source: Iran...

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the attacks against Brussels underscored… …read more Source:...

    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate
    Mar23

    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate

    A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India’s “nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan”, but says the risk “appears to be moderate”, while claiming risk of nuclear theft in Pakistan “appears to be high”. The Harvard Kennedy School report, “Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: Continuous Improvement or...

    Croatia Probes Dodgy Jets Deal With Ukraine
    Mar23

    Croatia Probes Dodgy Jets Deal With Ukraine

    Croatia’s Defence Ministry has confirmed that military police and security services are investigating a deal to repair and buy 12 MiGs with the Ukrainian company Ukrspecexport. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar23

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Court. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com It’s no secret that corruption is rampant in most countries in the former Soviet Union. What usually comes to mind when we think of such graft is monetary gain: an official getting a bribe in return for his signature on a building permit, for example. But corruption in the region doesn’t always...

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23
    Mar23

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Moscow on March 23 and 24 for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov aimed to pushing forward the peace process for Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs

    The estranged wife of renowned Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko sought mental treatment the day before she allegedly killed their two daughters in their Texas home, police said on March 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder
    Mar23

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder

    A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian helicopter navigator to 22 years in prison in a contentious murder trial that has drawn sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: South China Morning...