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    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Ends Hunger Strike as Deal for Her Release Nears
    Apr20

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Ends Hunger Strike as Deal for Her Release Nears

    (MOSCOW) — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia...

    News of the day from across the globe, April 20
    Apr20

    News of the day from across the globe, April 20

    Japan’s southern quake-hit area was rattled by a strong aftershock Tuesday and searchers found a woman’s body buried under landslide rubble, raising the death toll from the twin earthquakes to 45. More than 100,000 evacuees, some sleeping in their cars and others in gymnasiums or community centers, were bracing for another chilly...

    The Atlantic Daily: Kabul Attack, Earthquake Survivors, New York Primaries
    Apr20

    The Atlantic Daily: Kabul Attack, Earthquake Survivors, New York Primaries

    Mohammad Ismail / ReutersWhat We’re Following: The Deadly Assault in Kabul At least 28 people were killed and as many as 300 people were wounded in the heart of the Afghan capital when a suicide attacker detonated a bomb and gunmen opened fire outside government buildings. The assault was claimed by the Taliban, which made a comeback at the...

    The Kremlin’s Triad as the Means of Survival
    Apr20

    The Kremlin’s Triad as the Means of Survival

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    White House ‘Gratified’ for Republicans Blocking 9/11 Bill on Saudi Government
    Apr20

    White House ‘Gratified’ for Republicans Blocking 9/11 Bill on Saudi Government

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest expressed “gratitude” for efforts from top Republicans in Congress to block legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. Earnest expressed his thanks ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to the kingdom, which took of Tuesday afternoon. “We are...

    Crimea Prosecutor Seeks ‘Extremism’ Case Against Journalist
    Apr19

    Crimea Prosecutor Seeks ‘Extremism’ Case Against Journalist

    Authorities in Russia-annexed Crimea have released a journalist affiliated with the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty on bail, but with travel restrictions, according to a report quoting his lawyer. Prosecutor General of Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya says a criminal case has been launched against the journalist, named as Nikolai Semena,...

    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal
    Apr19

    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal

    The Dutch parliament has defeated a motion calling for the country to pull out of a treaty establishing closer European Union ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 19 (UPI) — Ukraine is working with Russia to have its former military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko returned. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Navy, Europe, NATO, Defense, Shipbulding, Ships, Submarines, Russia, Europe, arctic, Asia Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. First...

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap
    Apr19

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap

    President Petro O. Poroshenko said that President Vladimir V. Putin “seemed” to approve of the deal that would bring home Lt. Nadiya V. Savchenko. …read more Source: The New York...