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    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces trial in Russia as ‘farce of Kremlin puppets’

    DONETSK, Russia — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce. “In Russia, there are no courts and no investigations,” Nadezhda SavchenkoAP Photo/FileNadezhda Savchenko stands in a glass cage during her trial in Donetsk, Russia told the court in the Russian border town of Donetsk....

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release
    Mar09

    Russian Activists In St. Petersburg, Moscow Demand Savchenko’s Release

    Russian activists in the city of St. Petersburg have staged an protest calling for the release of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison
    Mar09

    Ukrainian military hero plans starvation instead of sitting in Russian prison

    The Ukrainian soldier says she’ll be dead before a Russian court delivers her verdict. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?
    Mar09

    Does this woman have to die before the West confronts Putin?

    Two years ago, Canadian news broadcasts were saturated with vivid images of the Euromaidan “Revolution of Dignity” — student protesters by the hundreds of thousands, occupying downtown Kyiv and paralyzing the political processes of their government. Their demands were simple: democratic reform, an end to corruption and European integration. Those...

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony
    Mar09

    Kiev Increasingly Resembles an American Colony

    Stephen F. CohenThe possibility that an American may become Ukraine’s prime minister increases the impression that Kiev’s major decisions are made in Washington. …read more Source: The...

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning
    Mar09

    Anti-Russian Protesters Mark Savchenko Trial With Eggs, Flag Burning

    Protests were staged in Ukrainian cities to show support for pilot Nadia Savchenko, whose trial on murder charges was concluding in Russia. A Russian flag taken from the consulate in Lviv was set alight, while protesters pelted the Russian embassy in Kyiv with eggs. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot
    Mar09

    Ukraine Calls on Russia to Free Hunger-striking Helicopter Pilot

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Russia to free a Ukrainian military helicopter pilot who is accused of killing two Russian journalists in a mortar attack. Poroshenko posted video on social media Wednesday, calling the trial of Nadiya Savchenko, who has been refusing food and water since last week, a “farce”...

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison
    Mar09

    Lawyer of Ukrainian pilot who is on what she calls a ‘show trial’ in Russia says she might die in prison

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, was captured by in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 during fighting between Ukrainian...

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Mar09

    EU MPs Call For Sanctions on Putin Over Trial of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    Members of the European Parliament have requested that Russian President Vladimir Putin and 28 other officials be put under sanctions over the detention of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko. Savchenko is currently in court, accused of killing two Russian journalists with artillery fire during combat in eastern Ukraine in 2014. The case is highly...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Ukrainian pilot charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists on Wednesday denounced her trial as a farce…. …read more Source: Associated...