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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) — Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” Savchenko’s case has sparked anger at home and...

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Protesters Across Ukraine Continue To Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Protesters across Ukraine have continued to demand the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko from Russian custody. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Mar09

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine

    SHCHASTYA, Ukraine—The late winter weather in Ukraine alternates between frigid, cool, snow and rain—teasing the arrival of spring. The 2-year-old war, which has ravaged eastern Ukraine, killing more than 10,000 and displacing more than 1 million, is as fickle as the weather—teasing the possibility of peace without ever achieving it. Both sides...

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards
    Mar09

    Glavin: Democracy’s long march backwards

    Now that the vice of comparing ourselves favourably to the Americans is in vogue again, I suppose we could all indulge in the indecency of boasting that The Economist magazine’s meticulously researched annual Democracy Index puts Canada in seventh place among the world’s 20 full democracies in 2015, and at the very bottom of the Top...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’

    DONETSK, Russia — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce. “In Russia, there are no courts and no investigations,” Nadezhda SavchenkoAP Photo/FileNadezhda Savchenko stands in a glass cage during her trial in Donetsk, Russia told the court in the Russian border town of Donetsk....

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Russian activists in the city of St. Petersburg have staged an protest calling for the release of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison
    Mar09

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison

    The Ukrainian soldier says she’ll be dead before a Russian court delivers her verdict. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony
    Mar09

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony

    Stephen F. CohenThe possibility that an American may become Ukraine’s prime minister increases the impression that Kiev’s major decisions are made in Washington. …read more Source: The...

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?
    Mar09

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?

    Two years ago, Canadian news broadcasts were saturated with vivid images of the Euromaidan “Revolution of Dignity” — student protesters by the hundreds of thousands, occupying downtown Kyiv and paralyzing the political processes of their government. Their demands were simple: democratic reform, an end to corruption and European integration. Those...

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning
    Mar09

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning

    Protests were staged in Ukrainian cities to show support for pilot Nadia Savchenko, whose trial on murder charges was concluding in Russia. A Russian flag taken from the consulate in Lviv was set alight, while protesters pelted the Russian embassy in Kyiv with eggs. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...