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    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko goes on trial
    Sep22

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko goes on trial

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko is on trial in southern Russia, charged in the deaths of Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. She denies the claims, saying the case is a sham, writes Emma Burrows from Donetsk. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Turkey Alarmed Over Russian Military Buildup in Syria
    Sep22

    Turkey Alarmed Over Russian Military Buildup in Syria

    The condemnation came as U.S. officials said they were still trying to fathom Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy in Syria – whether his military objective is to help battle against Islamic State extremists, as Moscow claims, or to strike at rebel fighters seeking to topple President Bashar al-Assad, a Russian ally. Turkish...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia (AFP)
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia (AFP)

    Donets (Russia) (AFP) – Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution ‘lies’ against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia: controversial trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko opens
    Sep22

    Russia: controversial trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko opens

    The trial of Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has opened in Russia. She’s accused of murdering two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Security Challenges and the Crisis of Global Order
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s Security Challenges and the Crisis of Global Order

    The war in Ukraine is entering a new stage. Although the shelling has stopped as of earlier this month, Russian troops in our country are attempting to implement Vladimir Putin’s strategy of undermining Ukraine’s independence and freedom. In response to this aggression, Ukraine mobilized its people, built up its military and is now...

    Vladimir Putin could LASH OUT and attack West as Russia runs out of cash warns top general
    Sep22

    Vladimir Putin could LASH OUT and attack West as Russia runs out of cash warns top general

    VLADIMIR Putin could LASH OUT and attack the West in the next TWO YEARS because he is fast running out of money, a top military figure warned today. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons against pro-Russian separatists
    Sep22

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons against pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine pressed NATO on Tuesday for Western weaponry to help defend itself against pro-Russian separatists but the head of the alliance resisted for fear of threatening a fragile cease fire with Russian-backed rebels. In Kiev’s imposing Soviet-era government buildings, Ukraine’s political leadership told NATO Secretary-General Jens...

    IMF Chief Urges All Lenders to Join Ukraine Debt Deal
    Sep22

    IMF Chief Urges All Lenders to Join Ukraine Debt Deal

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday pressed Ukraine’s hold-out creditors such as Russia and a handful of Western investment houses to write off some of the crisis-wrecked country’s massive debt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia

    DONETSK, Russia: Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution “lies” against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. Savchenko faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian reporters...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Amid Crimea Road Blockade, Moscow Threatens Revolt As Crimean Tatars Protest Human Rights Violations
    Sep22

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Amid Crimea Road Blockade, Moscow Threatens Revolt As Crimean Tatars Protest Human Rights Violations

    Hundreds of trucks containing perishable goods intended to be delivered to Crimea were stuck on the Ukrainian side of the border after the mainland route from the annexed peninsula continued Tuesday to be blocked blocked by a throng of ethnic Muslims native to the region, local media reported. The economic blockade began Sunday in the latest...