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    Georgia’s Delicate Foreign Policy Dance
    May25

    Georgia’s Delicate Foreign Policy Dance

    Denis Corboy, William Courtney, Kenneth Yalowitz Georgia, Eurasia Georgia’s security always seems to be precarious. At a summit meeting in Warsaw in early July, NATO will consider how best to deter Russia. Ukraine and the Baltics will be at center stage. But Georgia deserves a signal in Warsaw that it will not be forgotten if Russia adopts...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returning home after prisoner swap with Russia
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returning home after prisoner swap with Russia

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, May 25 (UPI) — Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko was freed by Russia in a prisoner swap in which two intelligence officers will be returned to Russia by Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia frees female Ukrainian pilot held for nearly two years in prisoner swap for jailed servicemen
    May25

    Russia frees female Ukrainian pilot held for nearly two years in prisoner swap for jailed servicemen

    Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced in March to 22 years in prison …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all
    May25

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all

    Germany’s foreign minister says he’s relieved about the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise
    May25

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A NATO general says Russia’s recent behavior and actions show its leaders only respect power. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said the Kremlin “sees the liberal approach, the democratic approach, discussions, compromise as a weakness.” Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, made the remarks in a videotaped interview...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko arrived at Kyiv’s airport following a prisoner swap with two Russian prisoners held by Ukraine. Savchenko claims to have been abducted by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 and smuggled across the border into Russia. She told reporters that she was ready to once again give her life for...

    Obstacles to Foreign Policy Restraint
    May25

    Obstacles to Foreign Policy Restraint

    Emma Ashford reviews the recent Advancing American Security conference, and adds this: Despite these attempts at engagement, realist and restraint-oriented perspectives, whether from inside or outside the Beltway, remain a relative rarity in Washington, where broadly interventionist ideas tend to dominate among both Democrats and Republicans....

    Ukrainian pilot returns home after nearly 2 years in a Russian jail
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home after nearly 2 years in a Russian jail

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become...

    Ukrainian Pilot Captured By Russia Returns Home After Receiving Pardon From Putin
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Captured By Russia Returns Home After Receiving Pardon From Putin

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow.Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, is likely to ease...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia
    May25

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia

    Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...