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    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists, was fighting in a volunteer battalion against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine when she was captured in June 2014. Russian authorities say Savchenko provided the Ukrainian army with coordinates for...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike. …read more Source: FOX...

    Foreign Ministry selecting areas for budget cuts
    Mar03

    Foreign Ministry selecting areas for budget cuts

    The Foreign Ministry has selected 25 areas within the development assistance framework that will be affected by the billion kroner budget cuts announced by the Danish government last year. According to an internal document obtained by Politiken, the ministry will, for instance, down-prioritise its involvement in global disarmament initiatives,...

    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
    Mar03

    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

    The sanctions, to be extended another year, have damaged Russia. …read more Source: ABC...

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting
    Mar03

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting

    The United Nations said on March 3 that the war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia- backed separatists in eastern Ukraine is continuing to “significantly affect” civilians – despite a reduction of fighting under a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pellegrini bemoans City fatigue as Liverpool go ‘boom’
    Mar03

    Pellegrini bemoans City fatigue as Liverpool go ‘boom’

    Liverpool’s manager Juergen Klopp, second left, celebrates with his players after their 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Photo: AP LONDON: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers …read more Source:...

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’
    Mar03

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’

    TORONTO — Winnipeg writer and editor Maurice Mierau is the winner of the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award for his book “Detachment: An Adoption Memoir.” Mierau received $20,000 and the book’s publisher, Calgary’s Freehand Books, received $5,000 for the award, which was presented at a gala dinner in Toronto on Wednesday night....

    Gazan indicted for planning attacks on Jews in Ukraine, Israel
    Mar03

    Gazan indicted for planning attacks on Jews in Ukraine, Israel

    Sami Haviv, 30, was charged in an indictment filed by the Southern District Attorney’s Office with several counts relating to terror activities. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    For Ukraine War’s Displaced, No End in Sight
    Mar03

    For Ukraine War’s Displaced, No End in Sight

    Two years later, with Western sanctions and two peace agreements failing to stop Russia’s intervention, the war continues and many displaced Ukrainians see little hope that they will get to go home soon. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez has the story of one woman and her realistic approach to what some see as a hopeless situation....