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    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot
    Mar09

    Five EU states propose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine pilot

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says five European countries have suggested sanctions against Russian officials involved in the trial of the Ukrainian military pilot, Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Iran...

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Mar09

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine

    SHCHASTYA, Ukraine—The late winter weather in Ukraine alternates between frigid, cool, snow and rain—teasing the arrival of spring. The 2-year-old war, which has ravaged eastern Ukraine, killing more than 10,000 and displacing more than 1 million, is as fickle as the weather—teasing the possibility of peace without ever achieving it. Both sides...

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Protesters across Ukraine have continued to demand the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko from Russian custody. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar09

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot

    Berlin called on Moscow Wednesday to immediately release a Ukrainian pilot currently on trial in Russia, saying her continued detention is against a peace deal aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Three Ukrainians die in cargo plane crash in Bangladesh
    Mar09

    Three Ukrainians die in cargo plane crash in Bangladesh

    A cargo plane crashed off the coast of Bangladesh Wednesday killing three Ukrainian crew members and critically injuring one more, officials said. The plane went down in the Bay of Bengal minutes after taking off from the southeastern resort town of Cox’s Bazar, killing three of the four crew on board. A team of Bangladesh navy and...

    “Armenia” Airline Purposes to Return Armenian Pilots Working Abroad
    Mar09

    “Armenia” Airline Purposes to Return Armenian Pilots Working Abroad

    “Armenia” airline intends to regularly implement flights to RF cities, Tehran, Dubai, Prague, Tel Aviv, Kiev, Minsk, Barcelona, London. Tamaz Gaiashvili, shareholder of the company, told reporters at today’s press conference in Yerevan. In his words, the first regular flight will be launched on April 21 to Moscow, Tel Aviv, and then...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer
    Mar09

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer

    A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured in eastern Ukraine in 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow separatists and handed...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’

    DONETSK, Russia — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce. “In Russia, there are no courts and no investigations,” Nadezhda SavchenkoAP Photo/FileNadezhda Savchenko stands in a glass cage during her trial in Donetsk, Russia told the court in the Russian border town of Donetsk....

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards
    Mar09

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards

    Now that the vice of comparing ourselves favourably to the Americans is in vogue again, I suppose we could all indulge in the indecency of boasting that The Economist magazine’s meticulously researched annual Democracy Index puts Canada in seventh place among the world’s 20 full democracies in 2015, and at the very bottom of the Top...