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    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal
    Apr19

    Dutch Parliament Defeats Motion To Scrap EU-Ukraine Deal

    The Dutch parliament has defeated a motion calling for the country to pull out of a treaty establishing closer European Union ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia set to release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 19 (UPI) — Ukraine is working with Russia to have its former military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko returned. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Navy, Europe, NATO, Defense, Shipbulding, Ships, Submarines, Russia, Europe, arctic, Asia Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. First...

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap
    Apr19

    Ukraine Leader Says Russia Appears to Agree to Prisoner Swap

    President Petro O. Poroshenko said that President Vladimir V. Putin “seemed” to approve of the deal that would bring home Lt. Nadiya V. Savchenko. …read more Source: The New York...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike
    Apr19

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Ends Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko ended a two-week hunger strike Tuesday after Kiev and Moscow negotiated her release from Russian prison Monday. On March 22, a Russian court charged Savchenko with murder and sentenced her to 22 years in prison, claiming that the pilot killed two Russian journalists while fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The...

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border
    Apr19

    Putin Urges Obama to Close Turkey-Syria Border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama that Turkey’s border with Syria should be closed to help preserve the ceasefire on Monday The two leaders spoke on the phone about the situation in Ukraine and Syria, according to the Kremlin’s press desk. According to the statement on the phone call released by...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Europe, Navy, Shipbuilding, Submarines, Warships, Nuclear, Russia, Europe, Asia, arctic, United States Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of...

    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko
    Apr19

    Russia and Ukraine’s Battle Over Nadiya Savchenko

    Nadiya Savchenko smiles during a verdict hearing in Russia on March 21, 2016. Maxim Shemetov / ReutersUkraine and Russia have neared a deal to free a Ukrainian air force pilot was captured by Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced last month to prison in Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday the two...

    Serbia’s Choice Ahead of Key Vote: Russia or the West
    Apr19

    Serbia’s Choice Ahead of Key Vote: Russia or the West

    JAGODINA, Serbia—His fists are clenched, his legs slightly apart, expressing firmness and leadership. His head is turned slightly to the side, blue eyes looking into the distance with an air of calm determination. The larger-than-life figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin has a prominent place in Serbia’s only wax museum among the...

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release jailed Ukrainian pilot, says Ukraine’s PM
    Apr19

    Ukraine, Russia reach deal to release jailed Ukrainian pilot, says Ukraine’s PM

    Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine this week. …read more Source:...