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    Ukrainian Pilot Held By Russia Prisoner Exchange? Vladimir Putin To Decide
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Pilot Held By Russia Prisoner Exchange? Vladimir Putin To Decide

    A day after a Russian court sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison, proposals for a prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine were still on the table, Kremlin officials said Wednesday. “We hear of proposals on the swap, and the issues will be considered in full accordance with the Russian legislation, the decision is...

    Ukraine criticized after not picking Russia-based players
    Mar23

    Ukraine criticized after not picking Russia-based players

    Ukraine’s national football team has been accused of political bias in its squad selection after leaving out players from Russian clubs. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players
    Mar23

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s national football team has been accused of political bias in its squad selection after leaving out players from Russian clubs. The 25-man squad for upcoming friendlies against Cyprus and Wales contains players based in six countries but none who play their club football in neighboring Russia. Among the players left...

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players
    Mar23

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players

    Ukraine’s national football team has been accused of political bias in its squad selection after leaving out players from Russian clubs. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria
    Mar23

    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria

    With the Syrian cease fire tenuously holding, and UN-brokered negotiations underway in Geneva, President Putin’s surprise partial withdrawal of forces makes it clear that the Russian establishment has not forgotten the lessons of the Afghanistan quagmire. After almost six months of heavy bombardment, the rebels are weakened and government...

    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria
    Mar23

    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria

    With the Syrian cease fire tenuously holding, and UN-brokered negotiations underway in Geneva, President Putin’s surprise partial withdrawal of forces makes it clear that the Russian establishment has not forgotten the lessons of the Afghanistan quagmire. After almost six months of heavy bombardment, the rebels are weakened and government...

    ‘Kill the Jews’ painted on Ukrainian synagogue
    Mar23

    ‘Kill the Jews’ painted on Ukrainian synagogue

    (JTA) — Vandals wrote “kill the Jews” on a synagogue in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkasy. In a separate incident, unidentified persons torched a wreath that an Israeli cabinet minister had placed for Holocaust victims in Kiev. The incident involving a synagogue was discovered on Wednesday in Cherkasy , Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the...

    Ukraine To Discuss Sanctions Against Russian Officials Involved In Savchenko Case
    Mar23

    Ukraine To Discuss Sanctions Against Russian Officials Involved In Savchenko Case

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has called on the National Security and Defense Council to consider sanctions against Russian officials involved in the prosecution of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin: After Savchenko sentencing, proposed prisoner swap is in Putin’s hands
    Mar23

    Kremlin: After Savchenko sentencing, proposed prisoner swap is in Putin’s hands

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, March 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin can arrange a prisoner exchange involving a convicted Ukrainian army pilot but has made no decision, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: United Press...

    John Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    John Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the attacks against Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. Kerry departed Washington late Tuesday after accompanying President Barack Obama to Cuba and speaking by phone from Havana … …read more Source:...