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    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday stripped a celebrated former military pilot and presidential hopeful of her immunity as a lawmaker, sanctioning her arrest on charges of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. Nadiya Savchenko was served summons minutes after the parliamentary session, where she...

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer
    Mar22

    One Nation Is Trying to Merge a Tank and a Self-Propelled Howitzer

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Peru is embarking on a little experiment. France built the 14.5-ton AMX-13 tank in the 1940s as a combat vehicle light enough to be air-transportable to support paratroopers. France produced and exported thousands of them, which saw action in several Cold War conflicts. They’re still in service in a handful of...

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing
    Mar22

    Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing

    Vladimir Putin may have been re-elected president of Russia on March 18, but he’s far from the grand master of geopolitical chess portrayed in the Western media. Whether bragging about Russia’s “invincible” new missile, playing coy over accusations that his hackers play games with foreign elections or that his spies murder opponents...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon in Ukraine after spending two years in a Russian prison of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

    The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Morning Vertical, March 18, 2018
    Mar22

    The Morning Vertical, March 18, 2018

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FSB Holds Crimean Tatar Activist For Questioning, Wife Fears Terror Charge

    Crimean Tatar activist Nariman Memediminov has been taken in for questioning by Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers and may face charges of propagating terrorism, his wife says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Parliament Committee Green-Lights Savchenko Arrest
    Mar22

    Ukraine Parliament Committee Green-Lights Savchenko Arrest

    The Ukrainian parliament’s rules committee has unanimously approved the cancellation of immunity, detainment, and arrest of lawmaker and former Russian captive Nadia Savchenko, who is accused of plotting a “terrorist” attack on the legislature. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...