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    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce…. …read more Source: Associated...

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Mar09

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    Members of the European Parliament have requested that Russian President Vladimir Putin and 28 other officials be put under sanctions over the detention of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko. Savchenko is currently in court, accused of killing two Russian journalists with artillery fire during combat in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The case is highly...

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison
    Mar09

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured by in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian...

    EU Extends Asset Freezes Over Crimea Annexation
    Mar09

    EU Extends Asset Freezes Over Crimea Annexation

    EU ambassadors on March 9 extended asset freezes and visa bans on 146 people and 37 entities that according to the EU have benefited from Russia’s annexation of Crimea or been responsible for actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham
    Mar09

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham (Transcript)
    Mar09

    The Daily Vertical: A Travesty Of A Mockery Of A Sham (Transcript)

    So, what do you do if you’re a Ukrainian citizen kidnapped on Ukrainian soil and forced to endure a ridiculous show trial in Russia? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Gives Court Defiant Gesture In Final Statement
    Mar09

    Savchenko Gives Court Defiant Gesture In Final Statement

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko refused to recognize the authority of the Russian court where she is on trial for complicity to commit murder. In her final statement to the court, she said the Russian people would rise up to protest against President Vladimir Putin. She then jumped up on her bench and made an obscene gesture to the court....

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict
    Mar09

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict

    A Russian judge has set a date of March 21-22 for issuing the verdict in the case against jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is accused of involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian Judge Sets Date for Ukrainian Pilot Verdict
    Mar09

    Russian Judge Sets Date for Ukrainian Pilot Verdict

    A Russian judge has set a date of March 21-22 for issuing the verdict in the case against jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is accused of involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists during the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict
    Mar09

    Russian judge sets date for Ukrainian pilot verdict

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Russian judge has set a date of March 21-22 for issuing the verdict in the case against jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is accused of involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. Prosecutors last week asked the court in the border town of Donetsk to sentence Savchenko to 23 years...