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    Putin Says he Approved Plan to Shoot Down Hijacked Passenger Plane in 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there in February 2014. The Sochi Games were Putin’s pet project...

    Multilateralism for a Despotic Age
    Mar12

    Multilateralism for a Despotic Age

    “I know very well that right now some are trying to isolate Cuba. We Europeans want to show, on the contrary, that we are closer to you than ever,” said Federica Mogherini, the head of the European External Action Service, in a not-so-subtle dig at the Trump Administration. A few weeks later, Carl Bildt, Sweden’s former Prime Minister,...

    Putin’s ‘Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews’ Remark Triggers Backlash
    Mar12

    Putin’s ‘Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews’ Remark Triggers Backlash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent suggestion that Jews and other minorities in Russia could have been behind the meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election have prompted a backlash in the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption
    Mar12

    EU’s Mogherini Says Ukraine Must Do More Against Corruption

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has pressed Ukraine to do more to fight corruption and establish an anticorruption court that is in accordance with recommendations of independent experts. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Extends $1.2 Billion Loan to Ukraine
    Mar12

    EU Extends $1.2 Billion Loan to Ukraine

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU will extend a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) loan to struggling Ukraine. Federica Mogherini, who was visiting the capital Kyiv on Monday, told reporters the loan should “support Ukraine’s economic stability and structural reforms.” Ukraine is trying to improve its...

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”
    Mar12

    Ukraine finds weapons at homes of “agents of Russia”

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency says it has found weapons and explosives at the homes of suspected “agents of Russia.” …read more Source: FOX...

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar12

    Vladimir Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Putin To Visit Crimea At End Of Election Campaign
    Mar12

    Putin To Visit Crimea At End Of Election Campaign

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit Crimea on March 14, the last day of his presidential election campaign, in order to attend events linked to the fourth anniversary of the widely rejected referendum Russia staged when it annexed the region from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends $1.2 billion loan to Ukraine
    Mar12

    EU extends $1.2 billion loan to Ukraine

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU will extend a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) loan to struggling Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
    Mar12

    Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary that he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet four years ago. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demanded that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there in February 2014. The Sochi Games were Putin’s...