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    Russia Jails Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ for 22 Years
    Mar22

    Russia Jails Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ for 22 Years

    A Ukrainian army officer was convicted of murdering civilians on Tuesday by a Russian court. …read more Source:...

    Brussels Attacks: Kremlin Angered by Ukrainian ‘Russian Link’ Claims
    Mar22

    Brussels Attacks: Kremlin Angered by Ukrainian ‘Russian Link’ Claims

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has led the fierce backlash against Ukrainian suggestions that Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels could have been planned by the Kremlin. Three blasts shook the Belgian capital on Tuesday morning, killing at least 34 people in two different locations. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President...

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ to 22 years in prison
    Mar22

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ to 22 years in prison

    Ukraine’s president called the harsh verdict “shameful” and said he would seek a trade for her freedom. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko To 22 Years In Jail
    Mar22

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko To 22 Years In Jail

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko was found guilty of murder by a Russian court Tuesday and sentenced to 22 years behind bars. Her six-month trial has generated harsh international criticism of Moscow and made Savchenko a symbol of resistance against Russia and a hero for many Ukrainians. Savchenko, who denies all the charges,...

    Putin Ally Says NATO Focus On Russia Made Brussels Attacks Possible
    Mar22

    Putin Ally Says NATO Focus On Russia Made Brussels Attacks Possible

    A prominent Russian official accused the Brussels-based NATO of neglecting its home turf to antagonize Russia instead, leaving the Belgian city vulnerable to Tuesday’s terror attacks.Alexey Pushkov, head of Russia’s parliamentary committee on foreign affairs, said on Twitter that NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was enabling...

    Ukraine’s Hero Pilot Jailed For 22 Years Following Russian ‘Show Trial’
    Mar22

    Ukraine’s Hero Pilot Jailed For 22 Years Following Russian ‘Show Trial’

    A Ukrainian military pilot has been sentenced to 22 years in jail after being convicted of murdering two Russian journalists following a highly politicized trial that has deepened the diplomatic rift between Moscow and the West.Nadiya Savchenko was accused of directing a mortar strike that killed Anton Voloshin and Igor Kornelyuk, two employees...

    Russian Court Finds Ukrainian Pilot Guilty of Murder
    Mar22

    Russian Court Finds Ukrainian Pilot Guilty of Murder

    (DONETSK, Russia)— A Russian court on Tuesday found a Ukrainian pilot guilty of complicity to murder in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine, opening a path to a potential prisoner swap. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was serving in a Ukrainian volunteer battalion against Russia-backed rebels when she was captured by separatist...

    Court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty of complicity to murder
    Mar22

    Court finds Ukrainian pilot guilty of complicity to murder

    A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian pilot to 22 years in prison after convicting her for complicity to murder in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 Years in Jail
    Mar22

    Russian Court Sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 Years in Jail

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in jail after finding her guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists during the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. Savchenko, a 34-year-old who has become a national hero at home in Ukraine, was defiant as the verdict was read out, shouting...

    Russian Court Sets 22-Year Prison Sentence for Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko
    Mar22

    Russian Court Sets 22-Year Prison Sentence for Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko

    A Russian court declared Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko guilty of murder and sentenced her to 22 years in prison Tuesday, one year less than the prosecution requested. Savchenko was charged with killing two Russian journalists in 2014 while fighting in a Ukrainian volunteer battalion in eastern Ukraine. Russian authorities have accused her of...