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    Russian Official Warns Of Potential Destabilization In Crimea
    Mar21

    Russian Official Warns Of Potential Destabilization In Crimea

    The head of Russia’s Security Council says Ukrainian nationalism and economic pressures could destabilize the security situation on the Crimean Peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine two years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Pilot Faces Verdict for Killing of Russian Journalists
    Mar21

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Pilot Faces Verdict for Killing of Russian Journalists

    (DONETSK, Russia) — A Russian court on Monday began reading a verdict for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged with complicity to murder two Russian journalists in war-torn eastern Ukraine. The judge quoted arguments by prosecutors who said Savchenko, who served in a volunteer Ukrainian battalion at the time, called in the...

    Russian court poised to find Ukrainian pilot guilty for deaths of journalists in ‘Stalinist-era show trial’
    Mar21

    Russian court poised to find Ukrainian pilot guilty for deaths of journalists in ‘Stalinist-era show trial’

    Lt. Nadiya Savchenko had been accused of helping the Ukrainian army target the shelling that led to the June 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Sentencing expected tomorrow for Ukrainian pilot
    Mar21

    Sentencing expected tomorrow for Ukrainian pilot

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has begun reading a verdict for a Ukrainian pilot (Nadezhda Savchenko) who is charged with complicity to murder two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. The judge quoted arguments by prosecutors who said the pilot called-in the coordinates for shelling that killed the two journalists and several civilians...

    Russian court poised to find Ukrainian pilot guilty for deaths of journalists in ‘Stalinist-era show trial’
    Mar21

    Russian court poised to find Ukrainian pilot guilty for deaths of journalists in ‘Stalinist-era show trial’

    MOSCOW – A Russian court appeared Monday to lay the groundwork for a guilty verdict against a Ukrainian helicopter pilot nicknamed Ukraine’s “Joan of Arc,” Russian news agencies reported, wrapping up a trial over the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists that has revived memories of Stalin-era show trials. There was, however, initial...

    Russian court apparently convicts Ukraine pilot
    Mar21

    Russian court apparently convicts Ukraine pilot

    A Russian court on Monday apparently convicted a Ukrainian pilot in connection with the murder of two Russian journalists and several civilians, according to Russian state media, although the verdict was still being read out. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin is Less Likeable and Trustworthy Than a Year Ago: Poll
    Mar21

    Putin is Less Likeable and Trustworthy Than a Year Ago: Poll

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has become less likable and trustworthy in the eyes of the Russian people, according to a survey by independent pollster the Levada Center. The poll, conducted earlier in March, asked a sample of 1,600 Russians from across the country to answer a number of questions as to how they view Putin. The center has been...

    Savchenko Faces Murder Verdict In Russian Court
    Mar21

    Savchenko Faces Murder Verdict In Russian Court

    Russian news agencies report that a court in the Rostov region found Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The ruling will not be official until the judge finishes reading it, but his wording strongly indicated that the court accepted the prosecution’s...

    Savchenko Trial: Judge Begins Reading Verdict On Ukrainian Pilot Charged With Killing Of Russian Journalists
    Mar21

    Savchenko Trial: Judge Begins Reading Verdict On Ukrainian Pilot Charged With Killing Of Russian Journalists

    UPDATE: 6:40 a.m. EDT — The final verdict on the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged with complicity in the deaths of two Russian journalists in Eastern Ukraine, has still not been pronounced, her lawyer reportedly said Monday. Earlier reports indicated the 34-year-old had already been found guilty. So far, the judge said that...

    Russia Expected to Find Ukrainian Pilot Guilty in Journalists’ Killings
    Mar21

    Russia Expected to Find Ukrainian Pilot Guilty in Journalists’ Killings

    A Russian court is expected to find a Ukrainian pilot guilty in the 2014 killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. The trial of Nadiya Savchenko has been internationally condemned as a political sham. She is set to be sentenced Tuesday after the court hands down its verdict. Prosecutors have demanded a 23-year prison sentence for...