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    Ukraine Lists Individuals It Wants EU To Blacklist Over Savchenko Trial
    Mar17

    Ukraine Lists Individuals It Wants EU To Blacklist Over Savchenko Trial

    Ukraine has identified nearly 50 people it considers responsible for the “illegal detention and falsified trial” of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko and has urged the European Union to impose sanctions against them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gorbachev Wanted to Preserve the Soviet Union
    Mar17

    Gorbachev Wanted to Preserve the Soviet Union

    The last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, said he was always against the collapse of the country on the anniversary of its historic referendum. The Soviet government attempted to slow the dissolution of the union of Communist states by holding a referendum in 1991, asking citizens if they opposed or supported their republic...

    The Obama Doctrine and Ukraine
    Mar17

    The Obama Doctrine and Ukraine

    In an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, President Obama laid out key elements of his approach to foreign policy. There is much in it with which one can agree. “Don’t do stupid s—” makes sense as an axiom of foreign policy—or of any policy, for that matter—as does taking deliberate and strategic decisions about when to engage...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue

    Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin have finally borne fruit as workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel

    The EU has praised anti-corruption measures taken by Ukraine and is set to begin the process of allowing its 45 million citizens to enter most EU states without a visa. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release
    Mar17

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin is resisting President Barack Obama’s call for Russia to release a Ukrainian pilot who is on trial over the death of two Russian journalists, a Kremlin spokesman said Thursday. Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer brigade against Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine when she was...

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented
    Mar17

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with the presidents of France and Ukraine that the lifting of sanctions against Russia had to be linked to a full implementation of Minsk agreements, a German government spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prized the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    It Needs to be Clarified Why and How does Gas Price Increase for the Consumer, when Russia Cheapens it: Simonov
    Mar17

    It Needs to be Clarified Why and How does Gas Price Increase for the Consumer, when Russia Cheapens it: Simonov

    “Armenia’s population should clarify how does the gas price increase after the border?” Konstantin Simonov, founder and CEO of Russian National Energy Security Foundation, economic and political analyst, said in an interview with 168.am, touching upon Armenia-Russia negotiations on gas. Note, Hovik Abrahamyan, RA Prime Minister, submitted a...

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue

    Bronze and granite monument measuring 20m in south-eastern city of Zaporizhia fell foul of ban on Soviet symbolsIt took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine has finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history.The 20m tall (65ft) bronze and granite monument...