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    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’
    Jun11

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’

    Ukrainian airwoman and lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, released from Russian captivity last month, discusses negotiating with Russia-backed separatists, the need for new blood in parliament, and political “senility” in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko has called for “fair and transparent” elections in Ukraine. Speaking to Oleksandr Lashchenko, host of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service program Saturday Interview, Savchenko said conditions for holding a free and democratic vote in her country did not yet exist. Savchenko spent nearly two...

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics
    Jun11

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko said she would take a lie-detector test to silence critics that have suggested she might be a double agent for Russia. Savchenko spent nearly two years in Russian captivity before she was released in May. After receiving a hero’s welcome and being sworn in as a lawmaker, recent polls show a dip in...

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests
    Jun11

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests

    Image: Prison. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A surge in the use of social media to energize activists unhappy with government policy has alarmed authorities in the former Soviet Union the past few years. Now authorities have turned this opposition tool on its head by arresting those who make provocative social media posts. Those facing prison on the...

    Moldovan President Calls On EU To Maintain Sanctions On Russia
    Jun11

    Moldovan President Calls On EU To Maintain Sanctions On Russia

    Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti called on the European Union to maintain economic sanctions on Russia, saying Moldova’s Transdniester region was the Kremlin’s “first experiment” with fueling separatist conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Lawyer For Russian Prisoner Says Kyiv Leaders Libeled Her
    Jun11

    Ukrainian Lawyer For Russian Prisoner Says Kyiv Leaders Libeled Her

    The Ukrainian lawyer for former Russian prisoner Yevgeny Yerofeyev has filed a libel lawsuit against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mr. Juncker Goes to Russia
    Jun11

    Mr. Juncker Goes to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, who despite his best efforts has continued to be somewhat of an international pariah since his annexation of Crimea and war in eastern Ukraine, might be getting a start on his rehabilitation program. Of course, he is not giving Crimea back to Ukraine or withdrawing weapons and soldiers from Donbas. Rather, he is...

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine
    Jun10

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says the nation needs early parliamentary elections to “to infuse fresh blood” into its politics …read more Source: U.S....

    AP Interview: Savchenko Calls for Early Elections in Ukraine
    Jun10

    AP Interview: Savchenko Calls for Early Elections in Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says the nation needs early parliamentary elections to “to infuse fresh blood” into its politics.Savchenko, who has become a national hero in Ukraine after spending two years in a Russian prison, told The Associated Press Friday that the… …read more Source:...

    Savchenko: Ukraine Needs Early Parliamentary Elections
    Jun10

    Savchenko: Ukraine Needs Early Parliamentary Elections

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko, who was sworn in as a lawmaker in May, says Ukraine needs early parliamentary elections to bring “fresh blood” into the country’s politics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...