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    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM
    Mar16

    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM

    Prague – Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will be pushing for the EU leaders to seek the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko from the Russian prison at the forthcoming EU summit, he told… …read more Source: České...

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains
    Mar16

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has scraped through the biggest challenge to his leadership so far, lawmakers said on Wednesday, but still faces an uphill battle to achieve reforms that Western backers demand. …read more Source:...

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Brussels has announced a significant increase in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since conflict erupted in 2014. EU’s crisis management chief said the aid will target “all vulnerable people affected by the conflict.” …read more Source:...

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar16

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine

    A fresh contingent of Canadian troops has arrived in eastern Europe to take part in NATO exercises meant to reassure jittery allies and the deployment follows a spike in violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: CTV...

    The New Reality in Syria: Why Russia Announced a Military Withdrawal and Saudi Arabia Is Taking on Hezbollah
    Mar16

    The New Reality in Syria: Why Russia Announced a Military Withdrawal and Saudi Arabia Is Taking on Hezbollah

    Unpacking a series of surprising moves by the big players in Syria. Unexpectedly, Russia’s Vladimir Putin announced early this week that the bulk of his armed forces would withdraw from Syria. Putin says Russia attained its objective in this intervention. What were its aims? They were three, and each has been substantially met.To bolster...

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Brussels has announced a significant increase in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since conflict erupted in 2014. EU’s crisis management chief said the aid will target “all vulnerable people affected by the conflict.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar16

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Slovakian President Andrej Kiska is calling for the immediate release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from prison in Russia.Kiska says Savchenko was abducted from Ukraine and her trial violates… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Top Prosecutor Returns To Work Despite Resignation
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s Top Prosecutor Returns To Work Despite Resignation

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor, who had reportedly resigned last month amid domestic and international pressure and accusations of stonewalling reforms, has resumed his duties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk province on Wednesday began issuing their own passports in a bid to reassert their independence from the Western-backed leaders in Kiev. The red documents are similar in appearance to their Russian counterparts and are issued by the authorities of the...

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar16

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine

    A fresh contingent of Canadian troops has arrived in eastern Europe to take part in NATO exercises meant to reassure jittery allies, and their deployment from Valcartier, Que., comes following a spike in violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. The over 100 soldiers, from the 1st Battalion Royal 22e Regiment, will be...