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    “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...

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Russian activists in the city of St. Petersburg have staged an protest calling for the release of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed
    Mar09

    Cargo plane crashes into Bay of Bengal, three Ukrainians killed

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison
    Mar09

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison

    The Ukrainian soldier says she’ll be dead before a Russian court delivers her verdict. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia’s Lavrov, Ukraine’s Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot gives Russia the middle finger

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial for killing two Russian journalists made a defiant stand in court Wednesday as an increasing number of countries and MEPs called for her to be released. Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot, jumped on the bench and gave judges the middle finger as she gave her closing statement in the case, five days after she...