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    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide
    May26

    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide

    A new report from the World Health Organization says nearly 1,000 health care workers have been killed and more than 1,500 wounded in 19 countries with emergencies and that many of the incidents were intentional. This first effort to consolidate and analyze data on attacks on health care in emergency settings around the world sheds light on the...

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot
    May26

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was returned Wednesday after two years as a captive in Russia, a homecoming with important political ramifications at home and abroad. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier
    May26

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier

    Russia is touting its Iron Man a humanoid military robot in the new global arms race that has sprung up over high-tech weaponry. “The development of a special military robot is one of the priorities of military construction in Russia,” the Russian daily newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda reported recently.The purpose of Iron Man, the...

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments
    May26

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for a period of five years, news site Ukrainskaya Pravda has reported. Gorbachev is held in high esteem by many Western politicians for his attempts to reform the Soviet Union and presided over the successful declaration of independence...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine's already volatile politics…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Savchenko’s Return Heralds New Turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s Return Heralds New Turmoil in Ukraine

    After being freed from Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko is likely to become a new wild force in the volatile Ukrainian politics, posing a tough challenge to the nation’s political clans already locked in fierce battles for power …read more Source: ABC...

    Gorbachev Banned From Entering Ukraine For Five Years Over Crimea Remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev Banned From Entering Ukraine For Five Years Over Crimea Remarks

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has imposed a ban against former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev that forbids him from entering Ukraine for five years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko released, lawyer says
    May26

    Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko released, lawyer says

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who became a national hero during her two years of detention by Russia, has been released, her lawyer said Wednesday on Twitter. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Ponder Savchenko’s Future
    May26

    Ukrainians Ponder Savchenko’s Future

    What does the future hold for freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko? After nearly two years of imprisonment, she was released by Russia on May 25 in a prisoner exchange. Savchenko’s defiance behind bars helped make her a hero for many Ukrainians. People on the streets of Kyiv weighed in on what might await her. (RFE/RL’s Current Time...